Established following his death in April 2004 while he was serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in the future of military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships at select universities. One of…
IVMF Announces $500,000 Grant from Intercontinental Exchange
Intercontinental Exchange is providing $500,000 to support the work of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF). IVMF recently announced the funding support and the designation of Intercontinental Exchange as an IVMF One-Star Corporate Partner over the next three years.
“We are extremely grateful to Intercontinental Exchange for their support as an IVMF Corporate Partner,” says Syracuse University Vice Chancellor for Veterans and Military Affairs J. Michael Haynie, IVMF executive director and founder. “The partnership we have forged will strengthen our ability to provide state-of-the-art programming and resources to serve those who have served our country in uniform.”
The company’s commitment will benefit the institute’s hands-on programs, activities and projects focused on helping veterans and military families make the transition to post-service life. The company’s support will assist the growth of existing education and employment programming and seed development of new programs, initiatives and publications.
“Syracuse University is dedicated to being the best place for veterans,” says Chancellor Kent Syverud. “This generous grant to, and sustained support of, the IVMF from Intercontinental Exchange will help us to strengthen the education and resource initiatives already in place, and help us develop new ways to help our veterans be successful in their post-service lives.”
As an IVMF Corporate Partner, Intercontinental Exchange and the IVMF team will engage on an ongoing basis with the institute’s experts, research fellows and community of collaborators in support of firm-specific initiatives impacting veterans and family members.
“We are proud to partner with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families. This is a holistic, results-oriented program that serves the professional and personal needs of veterans and their families at the advocacy level and in the communities where they live,” says ICE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey C. Sprecher.