SOURCE Cox Communications Virginia
Deadline for Submission is November 8
CHESAPEAKE, Va., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications Virginia announces the opening of its 2013 Cox Charities grant cycle. Applications for funding will be accepted from Oct. 21 to Nov. 8, with awards announced in February 2014. Applications and information are available at www.coxcharities.org.
Cox Charities is Cox's charitable giving initiative that supports non-profit organizations focused on youth and education programs throughout Virginia. The program, now in its fourth year, serves Cox communities in the Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia, and Roanoke service areas.
"Over the last four years, Cox Charities has awarded $460,000 in grants to more than 40 non-profit organizations in Hampton Roads, Northern Virginia, and Roanoke," said Gary McCollum, SVP and General Manager of Cox Virginia. "Through our philanthropy, Cox is committed to providing assistance in the areas of youth and education, and deepening our impact on children's ability to reach their highest potential."
To receive funding, groups must serve communities within Cox's Hampton Roads, Roanoke, Fairfax County, or Fredericksburg service areas. Eligible programs are youth and education initiatives involving science and technology, mentoring, literacy, or other opportunities designed to advance the education of youth. Grants are awarded in $5,000 and $10,000 increments.
To learn about specific grant criteria, apply online, or make a contribution to Cox Charities, visit www.coxcharities.org or call (757) 222-2646.
About Cox Charities:
Cox Charities awards grants to qualifying organizations which provide educational programs that further the academic achievement and development of young people through science and technology, mentoring, literacy and other areas promoting youth and education. Cox Charities provides funding to nonprofit 501c3 organizations through a competitive grant process. Visit www.coxcharities.org for more information or to apply for a Cox Charities grant.
About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising.
Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For seven years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity eight times, including the last seven years. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.
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