“We are thrilled to receive this generous grant for nonprofit effectiveness from The UPS Foundation. Critical to our success is the need to develop and maintain a personalized approach to our constituents and to match specific needs and desires to the populations we serve. This grant will enhance our ability to raise much needed funds to advance laboratory and clinical research,” said Eileen Braun, Executive Director of the Angelman Syndrome Foundation.
Established in 1951 and based in Atlanta, Ga., The UPS Foundation identifies specific areas where its backing clearly impacts social issues. In support of this strategic approach, The UPS Foundation has identified the following focus areas for giving: nonprofit effectiveness, economic & global literacy, encouraging diversity, community safety and environmental sustainability.
In 2010, The UPS Foundation distributed more than $44.6 million worldwide through grants that benefit organizations or programs such as the Angelman Syndrome Foundation and provide support for building stronger communities.
“The UPS Foundation is committed to funding impactful programs that make a meaningful difference in our communities – so we are proud to support the Angelman Syndrome Foundation’s efforts to serve those impacted by Angelman syndrome,” said Ken Sternad, president of The UPS Foundation.