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Motorola Solutions Foundation

About the Motorola Solutions Foundation


The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions, originally founded in 1953. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships and fostering innovation. 

Awarding over $9 million in grants in 2017, which supported more than 3 million students and first responders affiliated with about 260 organizations in 37 countries, our funding and involvement goes beyond helping those in law enforcement. The foundation also supports organizations that represent veterans, professional and volunteer fire service personnel, EMS professionals and disaster response professionals. In particular, the foundation focuses on:

  • Education – Supporting programs that advance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, preparing our next generation of innovators

  • Public safety – Making our communities safer by using our leadership in public safety innovation to provide resources to first responders and the communities they serve

  • Disaster relief – Partnering with humanitarian organizations to provide relief to disaster victims and providing vital support to emergency workers who are at the front lines of disaster relief

  • Employee giving – Providing our employees with matching programs in the United States and globally

 

Grants


The 2018 Motorola Solutions Foundation grant program is currently open. Inquiry forms for technology and engineering education and public safety education are being accepted through our online grants management database. All inquiry forms must be submitted by Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The Motorola Solutions Foundation team will then select those organizations that most align with our public safety and/or technology and engineering education programming. These organizations will be invited to submit 2018 formal online applications by April 16, 2018 (Note: organizations will be notified to submit a formal online application by late-March, 2018). Grant award decisions will be announced by late-July 2018.

Motorola Solutions Foundation will host informational calls regarding our 2018 grant award cycle.

Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 12:00-1:00pm CST
Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 3:00-4:00pm CST
Thursday, Jan.  18 at 8:00-9:00am CST

If you would like to participate on one of these calls, please complete this form.

Apply for a 2018 Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant

Download 2018 Grant Program Priorities

 

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Motorola Solutions Foundation
foundation@motorolasolutions.com