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Bosch Community Fund awards grants to organizations in Fairport, New York, area for hands-on STEM programs

- In 2017, Bosch Community Fund awarded more than $50,000 to schools and organizations in the Fairport, New York, area
- Five grants fund hands-on student engagement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)
- Since 2016, Bosch Community Fund has awarded more than $105,000 to schools and organizations in the Fairport area

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Bosch Community Fund recently awarded more than $50,000 in grants to organizations in the Fairport, New York, area. The five grants fund student engagement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

The Bosch Community Fund strives to ensure that creative and practical STEM learning opportunities are accessible to students through project-based experiences. These grants will provide STEM resources for teachers and increase student access to hands-on STEM programs, demonstrating the Bosch Community Fund’s commitment to supporting education in the Fairport area.

“STEM success starts with students who are passionate about learning,” said Steve Wilson, senior project manager at Bosch Security and Safety Systems in Rochester, New York. “These organizations are driving the effort in our local community, providing opportunities for students to get engaged in new and exciting ways. Through these grants, Bosch is proud to assist them in achieving their mission.”

These grants will help fund a summer STEM camp, technology upgrades for local school districts, a robotics league for elementary-school students, career preparation for medical health sciences students and free student access to the Rochester Museum and Science Center. The Bosch Community Fund awarded grants to the following organizations:

- Rochester Institute of Technology’s Bosch STEM Summer Camp – $12,000
- Rochester City School District’s FIRST Lego League – $11,000
- East High School in Rochester’s Models for the Medical Health Science Pathway – $11,000
- Rochester Museum and Science Center’s STEM for All: Transportation and Admission Fund – $8,000
- Fairport Central School District’s Technology Programming – $8,000

The Bosch Community Fund provides grants in U.S. communities where Bosch has business locations. Since 2016, Bosch Community Fund has awarded more than $105,000 to schools and organizations in the Fairport area. Annually, the Bosch Community Fund awards up to $5 million in grants to organizations invited to participate in the program.

About the Bosch Community Fund
The Bosch Community Fund, a U.S.-based foundation established in September 2011, has awarded nearly $19 million in grants to various 501(c)(3) organizations and educational institutions. The BCF focuses primarily on the enrichment of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and the advancement of environmental sustainability initiatives.

About Bosch
Having established a regional presence in 1906 in North America, the Bosch Group employs nearly 34,500 associates in more than 100 locations, as of December 31, 2017. According to preliminary figures, in 2017 Bosch generated consolidated sales of $13.7 billion in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit twitter.com/boschusa, twitter.com/boschmexico and www.bosch.ca.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 400,500 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2017). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 78 billion euros ($88 billion) in 2017. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life, and to improve quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 450 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 125 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 62,500 associates in research and development.

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, www.iot.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, www.twitter.com/BoschPresse.

Exchange rate: 1 EUR = $1.12968

Bosch Fairpoint Grants 2018 - April 2018


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