Board of Trustees
Chairman: John Shalam, VOXX International
Vice Chairman: Larry Richenstein, Unwired Technology
Secretary and Treasurer:
Veronica O’Connell, CEA
Bruce Borenstein, Voxlinc LLC Aftershokz
John Godfrey, Samsung Electronics
Robert Heiblim, BlueSalve
Loyd Ivey, Mitek Electronics and Communications
Julie Kearney, CEA
Jane Payfer, Ergotron
Robin Raskin, Living in Digital Times, LLC
David Rodarte, NuVo Technologies
Paul Sabbah, Stamford International
George Stepancich, Invisionate, LLC
John Taylor, LG Electronics USA, Inc.
Skip West, MAXSA Innovations, LLC
Stephen Ewell, Executive Director
Joeliyn Tran, Foundation Intern
What are the Foundation’s main areas of focus?
The CEA Foundation is focused on improving the lives of seniors and people with disabilities. For information on our programs visit our Initiatives page.
When was the Foundation Created?
The Foundation received IRS recognition as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2009 and started supporting its first programs in 2012.
How to apply?
At this time the CEA Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. Organizations that fit our mission can submit information about their programs through the contact us page, however please recognize that due to limited staff and resources the CEA Foundation cannot respond to unsolicited requests.
How does the Foundation decide which grants to fund?
The CEA Foundation staff does extensive research on potential programs that meet the mission and vision of the Foundation. Upon identifying potential partners they may request proposals from those organizations. The Foundation Board of Trustees makes the final section of proposals to support. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.
What relationship does the Foundation have with grantees after funding is provided?
The CEA Foundation sees their grants as part of a partnership and works closely with our grantees to ensure the program’s success.
How does the Foundation measure success of its grantees?
Programs that receive grants from the CEA Foundation are required to submit reports outlining the impact that the program has had towards our mission. These metrics are taken into consideration when future requests are made.
Do we support international programs?
The CEA Foundation supports 501(c)(3) tax exempt organizations which make an impact on the lives of seniors and people with disabilities in the United States.
Are there any jobs available at the Foundation?
The Foundation does not currently have any positions available.
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