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Carbonite Charitable Fund Reinvests in STEM Education

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Today, Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB) a global leader in data
protection, announced that the Carbonite
Charitable Fund
will renew investments in its inaugural nonprofit
partners, in addition to providing a grant to one new organization, all
creating opportunities for students in Science, Technology, Engineering
and Math (STEM).

The mission of the Carbonite Charitable Fund is to support organizations
that equip students with STEM skills and empower them to make positive
contributions to their communities. Since its inception in 2018, the
Carbonite Charitable Fund has awarded grants to six organizations that
align with this vision in the geographies in which Carbonite operates.
Through Carbonite’s continued investment in 2019, these organizations
will execute specific programs that create better outcomes for their
STEM communities.

In addition to its ongoing investments, the Carbonite Charitable Fund
will also provide a grant to one new organization, ScholarJet,
which connects employers with diverse technology talent and awards
scholarships to students through skills-based competitions. Carbonite’s
grant enabled ScholarJet to execute its first-ever program in the
Lewiston, Maine area, where many technology companies are actively
hiring.

“The organizations we support commit to improving STEM learning
experiences and continue to demonstrate meaningful results,” said
Mohamad Ali, Carbonite CEO. “From running female-only coding
competitions, to pioneering technical curriculums for public schools,
Carbonite’s grant recipients are actively involved in finding ways for
all students to interact with STEM. We look forward to our ongoing
partnership with the leading organizations that are preparing the next
generation for their technology careers.”

Resources

  • The Carbonite Charitable Fund’s grants will provide support for each
    organization’s general operations. The full list of recipients
    includes:

    • ScholarJet
      – A regional organization that helps students pay for college and
      companies attract early talent through online, skills-based
      competitions
    • Hack.Diversity
      – A regional initiative from the New England Venture Capital
      Association to increase the number of Black and Latino employees
      in the innovation economy in Boston by 100%
    • 100Kin10
      A network of the nation’s top academic institutions,
      nonprofits, foundations, companies, and government agencies
      collaboratively addressing the nation’s STEM teacher shortage by
      preparing and supporting 100,000 excellent STEM teachers by 2021
    • Girl
      Develop It
      A national organization that provides
      affordable programs for adult women interested in learning web and
      software development in a judgment-free environment
    • Resilient
      Coders
      A regional program in Boston that trains
      people of color for high growth careers as software engineers, and
      connects them with technology jobs
    • Nextech
      – A regional initiative in Indianapolis to elevate technical,
      critical-thinking and problem-solving skills of K-12 students,
      inspiring and enabling young people from all backgrounds to pursue
      careers in technology
    • Utah
      STEM Foundation
      An affiliation with the Utah STEM
      Action Center to enhance STEM funding and resource opportunities
      for teachers and students state-wide
  • The Carbonite Charitable Fund is a Donor Advised Fund housed at The
    Boston Foundation
    , Greater Boston’s Community Foundation. To learn
    more and inquire about the Carbonite Charitable Fund please contact CarboniteFund@Carbonite.com

About Carbonite

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