MAXIMUS Foundation Announces Support to a Record Number of Nonprofit Grantees
RESTON, Virginia, January 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced today that the MAXIMUS Foundation has distributed more than $590,000 in grants to 248 nonprofit organizations in 36 states as part of its fall grant cycle. A list of recent grant recipients can be found by visiting maximus.com/foundation-grant-recipients.
"Our record number of grants reflects the MAXIMUS employees' strong commitment to service and the Company's deep caring for the communities in which we serve," shared John Boyer, PhD., Chairman of the MAXIMUS Foundation.
As the philanthropic arm of MAXIMUS, the Foundation extends the mission of the Company by partnering with nonprofits that support the same populations and communities served by the public programs the Company operates. MAXIMUS and its employees completely fund the MAXIMUS Foundation, which provides grants to local community organizations with programs and projects in the areas of health, child and youth development, and community development.
MAXIMUS also operates charitable foundations in the United Kingdom and Australia. MAXIMUS Foundation UK recently concluded their sixth grant cycle. Since 2015, it has supported more than 60 organizations that help disadvantaged populations through improved employment opportunities, health outcomes, and community development. The MAX Foundation in Australia launched its grant program in 2017, making awards to 14 nonprofits to date.
Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People®, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 20,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit maximus.com.
CONTACT: Lisa Miles
Released January 9, 2018