Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced an additional grant award of USD 350,000 to support nonprofit organization A Better Chance that is working to increase the number of well-educated young minorities in the United States, the company said.
Grant dollars will help fund the College Preparatory Schools Program (CPSP) and Alumni Relations program.
This additional investment, along with a USD 500,000 previously announced commitment, will help lift up young people and in turn improve local communities.
Boeing´s contribution will support programs that increase the number of minority students placed into high-performing college preparatory schools, enabling them to pursue positions of responsibility and leadership in American society. ABC participants have a 99 percent high school graduation rate and 96 percent college graduation rate.
The Boeing Company is a Chicago-based aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries.
A Better Chance is a national organization changing the life trajectory for academically talented youth of color via access to rigorous and prestigious educational opportunities for students in grades 6-12.