ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Executive Board (CEB) (NYSE :EXBD ) today announced that it is accepting applications for its 2012 Community Investment Cohort. The company will award grants based on multiple criteria, including applicants' alignment with CEB's core values and ability to provide meaningful volunteer opportunities for CEB employees.
As many as 10 grants will be awarded ranging in value from $10,000 to $25,000. Successful applicants will be given a two-year commitment contingent upon a relationship review at the end of year one. Non-governmental organizations that hold charitable status in their country of incorporation and that meet eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is 30 November, 2011. Applications will be evaluated by CEB's philanthropic arm, CEB in the Community, and grantees will be notified of awards by 1 March, 2012. Applications can be downloaded at http://www.executiveboard.com/careers/community.html
"CEB is a values-driven company from our approach to servicing our clients to engaging with our employees," said Jerry Sorkin, executive director, CEB. "Our four core values—the spirit of generosity, the force of ideas, stewardship of exceptional talent and member impact – drive everything we do as a company, including how we engage with the communities in which we live and work. We look forward to partnering with organizations that feel strongly about these values and are as committed to positive change as we are at CEB. There is no question that together we'll change lives, the only questions that remain are how many and how deeply.
"We believe that there are an emerging set of successful innovators who are tackling the world's most intractable problems in new, more effective and more efficient ways," Sorkin added. "At CEB, we aspire to continue to support and drive these organizations to successful outcomes through our philanthropy initiatives."
For more information about CEB in the Community visit http://www.executiveboard.com/careers/community.html To learn more about CEB's core values, visit http://www.executiveboard.com/about/mission.html.
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