Boeing supports education in Washington with USD6m in grants

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has awarded USD6.0 million in grants to more than 50 nonprofit organizations and education institutions across Washington, the company said.

The grants are geared toward programs that enhance STEM, workforce training, and educational and career pathway opportunities for students, particularly for underserved students who have not historically pursued these career paths. Included in these grants is USD1.0 million to further support students seeking a STEM education and enhanced learning opportunities at local universities.

The company said some of the largest grants will support: Thrive Washington and its focus upon early learning; Washington STEM and its K-12 learning initiatives; and SkillUp Washington and its manufacturing pathways partnership with community and technical colleges.