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Motorola Foundation Grants $3.5 Million to Inspire Next Generation of Inventors

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The Motorola Foundation announced the recipients of its Innovation Generation Grants, a $3.5 million educational technology grants initiative to inspire young people to embrace science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The 2007 Innovation Generation Grants support 106 breakthrough programs that use innovative approaches to develop interest in technology-related fields while strengthening leadership and problem-solving skills. The grants target programs that encourage girls and ethnic groups currently underrepresented in technology fields.

The 2007 Innovation Generation Grants support 106 breakthrough programs that use innovative approaches to develop interest in technology-related fields while strengthening leadership and problem-solving skills. The educational technology grants target programs that encourage girls and ethnic groups currently underrepresented in technology fields. Of the recipient programs funded by Innovation Generation:

▪ 41 percent of these foundation grants serve African-American students
▪ 9 percent of these foundation grants reach Hispanic youth
▪ 31 percent of these foundation grants specifically target girl

About Motorola Foundation
The Motorola Foundation is the independent charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola. With employees located around the globe, Motorola seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships, fostering innovation and engaging stakeholders. Motorola Foundation focuses its funding on education, especially science, technology, engineering and math programming. For more information, on Motorola Corporate and Foundation giving, visit www.motorola.com/giving.

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