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2 The Mission of the SCTE Foundation is to increase the technical, business and leadership skills of the telecommunications engineering workforce, attract and recruit women and minorities into an engineering career, and position the telecommunications industry as a desirable career opportunity for aspiring young people in the early stages of their careers.

3 Usage of Funds All funds raised will be placed in an endowment, the interest of which will be used for financial assistance for leadership programs, degree programs and technical training. To date, funds have been used for the following:

4 Education vs. Operations The SCTE Foundation has worked hard to maintain very low operational and administration expenses.

5 Industry Benefits

6 Advancing Cable Excellence Campaign Campaign Goals: Raise $2,000,000+ in revenue to fund grants and scholarships for qualified individuals seeking professional development Raise awareness of SCTE education, training, and certification programs Promote SCTE’s new brand position as education and training leader serving all levels of the cable industry In particular, the SCTE Leadership Institute including SCTE- Tuck, SCTE-Georgia Tech and other expanded leadership training programs Engage participation from large MSOs and Vendors

7 GET INVOLVED. Individuals benefit. Companies benefit. The industry prospers. You and your company can make difference. How you can participate: Get Involved. Attend an SCTE Foundation event or host a fundraising event of your own. Take Advantage. Receive educational assistance toward advancing your career. Give. Provide funding to support the growth of the cable industry's technical workforce. Volunteer. Donate your time and expertise to help the SCTE Foundation prosper.

8 TAKE ADVANTAGE. Individuals benefit. Companies benefit. The industry prospers. Apply for an SCTE Foundation Grant: Technical professionals from all levels of the industry The SCTE Foundation benefits SCTE Members Fund allocation based on: Individual Qualifications Career Goals Availability of Alternative Financial Assistance Supporting Recommendations SCTE Grants Subcommittee of Industry Volunteers

9 TAKE ADVANTAGE. Why apply for a SCTE Foundation grant? Industry certification programs SCTE Certification and study resources Educational industry events SCTE Cable-Tec Expo ®, SCTE Chapter Leadership Conference (CLC) and other relevant programs SCTE Leadership Institute programs: SCTE-Tuck Executive Leadership Program SCTE-Georgia Tech Management Development Program Software for technical training Higher education – College/University Degree programs

10 Testimonials from Grant Recipients The cable telecommunications industry changes so much and so fast with the new and developing technology in the world today, that if it weren't for SCTE's resources that are available and the generous donations to the SCTE Foundation that many tech's and Engineers in the telecommunications industry now would not have access to the new technology. As a recipient from SCTE Foundation, it has personal helped me advance my career and helped me be a better employee as I am more proficient in the duties my career requires of me. - Richard Trimble, Engineer 2, Comcast Cable Communications

11 Testimonials from Grant Recipients Anyone that contributes to the Foundation changes an industry professional's life. Grants such as this one will open doors and qualify individuals for many new opportunities that otherwise could be unattainable. - Laura Montagano, Network Manager, Comcast Cable Communications SCTE Foundation is a great way for people in the field of telecommunications to pursue further education and succeed in an ever rapidly changing field! - Joe Anderson, Technical Trainer, Midcontinent Communications

12 Testimonials from Grant Recipients It has a real impact on our industry by better preparing leaders for the future. - Jeff Finkelstein, Sr. Director, Network Architecture, Cox Communications Considering the almost daily advancements in the broadband world, it is paramount that people have better education. Experience is a great teacher, but true instruction is necessary to succeed in today's broadband market. The cost of that instruction is high, potentially preventing a person from advancing their career. - Harold McCleskey, Trainer, Suddenlink Communications

13 TAKE ADVANTAGE. How to Apply for an SCTE Foundation Grant SCTE Membership is essential. The application process is easy. Professional Reference Requirements: A minimum of two (2) work-related, written references is required for your application to be reviewed. One (1) reference must be from your current supervisor. References must explain why the applicant is deserving of this grant References must include name, company, job title, phone number and e- mail address Get started —Apply online today at foundation.scte.org

14 GIVE. You and your company can make a difference. A vision for growth.

15 GIVE. The Advancing Cable Excellence Campaign Consider the impact of your giving. Make a donation to the SCTE Foundation. Learn the benefits you could receive from from giving. All contributions are tax deductible. It’s easy to donate through several levels of donation. You can promote your personal or corporate contribution to show your support of the SCTE Foundation and industry. Help the cause by encouraging others to participate.

16 GIVE. Make a donation to the SCTE Foundation. Choose your donation level. Donors Benefits Corporate Levels Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze Individual Levels Benefactor, Sustainer, Patron, Champion, Contributor, Donor, Friend Chapter Levels Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze

17 GIVE. How to donate to the SCTE Foundation Visit foundation.scte.org for details Download the SCTE Foundation Donation Pledge Form Contact the SCTE Foundation: Phone: Fax: Mail: SCTE Foundation, 140 Philips Road, Exton, PA

18 GIVE. Testimonials "The grants are a vital part of keeping professionals in our industry educated. I will always remember where the funds came from that allowed me to continue my education, this will certainly influence future decisions about my career." - Robert Jerman, Cox Communications "I would like to thank those individuals and companies that have donated to the SCTE Foundation, as the Foundation has taken the worthwhile approach of investing in its members.” - Olakunle O. Ekundare, Comcast Cable “I can’t think of a better way to donate to help cable folks keep up with technology and to advance their careers.” - Ron Brunt, Deployment Technologies, Inc.

19 GET INVOLVED. TAKE ADVANTAGE. GIVE. You and your company can make a difference. Thank you for supporting the SCTE Foundation. Learn more at foundation.scte.org


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