Where Technology and Philanthropy Intersect

Together, we deliver opportunity, innovation and impact across the globe.

Where Technology and Philanthropy Intersect

Together, we deliver opportunity, innovation and impact across the globe.

As the philanthropic partner of IEEE, we inspire and manage charitable investment that advance the impact of IEEE’s humanitarian and philanthropic values.

50

Years in Operation

795K

Lives Transformed in 2022

257

Donor Designated Funds

$135.7MM

Raised 1973-2022

Our donors represent the coming together of communities comprised of problem-solvers and leaders who share a philanthropic spirit.

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Featured Programs

ILLUMINATE

IEEE Smart Village

Supporting the world’s energy-impoverished communities by providing renewable energy, community-based education, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

  • 190+ projects incubated worldwide
  • 6,000+ PV solar panels installed
  • 1.35+ million people in 18 countries lives transformed

EDUCATE

IEEE TryEngineering STEM Portal Grants

The program is designed to support IEEE volunteer-led STEM outreach work in their local communities, so that they may Share, Give Back and Inspire.

  • 91 grants awarded in 19 countries since 2021
  • $116K in funding provided

ENGAGE

IEEE History Center

The Center collects and disseminates information and resources that exemplify the impact of technology and its relationship, both past and present, to society.

  • 230+ IEEE Milestones dedicated to honor significant technical achievements
  • 900+ Technology icons’ memories preserved in the IEEE Oral History Collection
  • 5K+ unique articles ethw.org

ENERGIZE

IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu

Founded on 28 October 1904, IEEE-HKN promotes professional accomplishment, service to others, and leadership development for students and professionals in electrical engineering, computer engineering, and other IEEE fields of interest.

  • 270+ IEEE HKN Student and Alumni Chapters around the globe
  • 101K+ Community Service hours logged by HKN student members during 2020-2021
  • 119 years of service to society

Future

IEEE Women in Engineering

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is a global network of IEEE members and volunteers dedicated to promoting women engineers, technologists and scientists, and inspiring girls around the world to follow their dreams of a career in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).

  • 26 years dedicated to changing the face of engineering
  • 40K+ members (women & men) in 100+ countries around the world
  • 1K+ local IEEE-WIE Groups worldwide

IEEE Foundation leaders and staff work closely with the IEEE program partners in the following ways.

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Lend philanthropic guidance and expertise

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Manage financial intake and reporting

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Connect donors with programs that match their interests and values

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#IEEEGivingTuesday Breaks a New Record with US$178,000+ in Donations

Each year, the strength and generosity of the IEEE and IEEE Foundation community continues to grow; and 2023 was no exception. Nearly 550 donors generously gave a combined US$178,000 on…

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“PROVING GROUND” by Kathy Kleiman Wins 2023 Middleton Award

Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer (2022, Grand Central Publishing, New York) was selected as the winner of the 2023…

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The 2023 Giving Guide: Impact and Philanthropy

Have you ever pondered how IEEE makes such a large impact? The main reasons are the generosity of individuals, IEEE Members and Friends and their donations to the IEEE Foundation.…

Planning an Estate in Order - IEEE Foundation: An Estate Planning Webinar

Estate Planning has many components, and knowing which ones apply to you, and the right order to address them, is critical.  All too often, maximizing retirement cash flow and reducing effective tax rates are overlooked in favor of reducing inheritance taxes. Learn how proper structuring of assets and cash flows can first lead to greater retirement cash flow and lower effective tax rates for you in your lifetime, and then minimize estate shrinkage for the next generation.
Speakers: Robert Kievit, Kester Hector
Moderated by: Karen Galuchie

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