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The CEA Foundation

The CEA Foundation

The CEA Foundation was launched in 2012 with the mission of linking seniors and people with disabilities with technology to enhance their lives.

You Can Change Lives!

You Can Change Lives!

The CEA Foundation can now accept donations online. Your support will go to improving the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.

CEA Foundation Named 2014 Power of A Gold Winner

CEA Foundation Named 2014 Power of A Gold Winner

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has selected the CEA Foundation as a 2014 “Power of A” Gold Award winner.


The CEA Foundation is a public, national foundation affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association.  It was established with the mission to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies to enhance their lives.  The Foundation is focused on strategic support of programs to impact these communities and has launched its first series of grants in 2012.  It also serves to facilitate dialog between industry, consumers, government, advocacy groups and other key stakeholders around important issues.

Grants

Older Adults Technology Services

The CEA Foundation announced its support of Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) with a grant to help open the nation's first tech-themed center for older adults. The Senior Planet Exploration Center in New York features classes, workshops, talks, and social and cultural events focused around technology.
 
The funding provided by the Foundation has gone a long way, leading to media attention from USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Today Show and CNBC to name a few. OATS is dedicated to linking seniors with technology with the intention of engaging them with education and social activity. Learn more.

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Announcements

CEA Foundation Congratulates 2014 Digital Patriots

Congratulations to CEA Foundation Chairman John Shalam on his selection as a 2014 Digital Patriot. John will be honored along with U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Rob Portman (R-OH) at a dinner on April 29 in Washington, DC. Proceeds from this dinner will support the CEA Foundation.

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CEA Foundation Congratulates CE Hall of Famers

The CEA Foundation congratulates the 2014 inductees into the CE Hall of Fame, including CEA Foundation Trustee Loyd Ivey!

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CEA Foundation Congratulates OATS on launch of Senior Planet Digital Entrepreneurship Institute

The CEA Foundation congratulates Older Adults Technology Services on the launch of the Digital Entrepreneurship Institute to help enterprising seniors harness the power of technology to start, manage and grow business and social ventures.

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CEA Foundation Congratulates Trustee Bruce Borenstein on Innovation Entrepreneur Award

The CEA Foundation would like to congratulate Board of Trustees member Bruce Borenstein for receiving the CEA Innovation Entrepreneur Award for Small Business Executive of the Year. 

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CEA Foundation Congratulates inaugural eCycling Leadership Award Recipients

The CEA Foundation congratulates Best Buy, Dell, HP and Samsung for receiving the inaugural eCycling Leadership Awards.  In particular we would like to recognize CEA Foundation Board of Trustee member John Godfrey who accepted the award on behalf of Samsung.

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Events

2015 International CES

/ January 06-09, 2015 Las Vegas, NV

The CEA Foundation will be at the 2015 International CES. Stop by CEA Center in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center for more information about the CEA Foundation.

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