Category Archives: Engineering Students

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Sponsor 5 Students to Air Force Academy Diversity Program

The United States Air Force Academy hosts a diversity program for high school students each year.  The purpose of the program is to expose more students to the benefits and specifics of military academies.  70% of the students who attend the program are minorities and are from the lower socio-economic scale.  The sudents spend 3-4… Continue Reading

East Harlem Tutorial Program Competes in Robotics Program

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organizations began sponsoring the East Harlem Tutorial Program Robotics team last year.  http://www.ehtp.org/phillips-charitable-organizations-contributes-a-quarter-million-dollars-to-ehtp This past weekend, the EHTP put in a strong showing at the Javits Center in NY by finishing in the top 20 out of nearly 70 schools.   EHTP was the first after school program to participate in… Continue Reading

California Single Mother Receives Grant From Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organizations

California state budget cuts have resulted in mandatory and unexpected salary reductions for some state employees.  Ms. Tara Williams was impacted by these budget cuts while trying to support a daughter majoring in engineering in college.  Further complicating matters, her daughter had to give up her basketball scholarship to focus on academics which was another… Continue Reading

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Provides Scholarship to Howard University Computer Science Student

Solomon Jones is a computer science major at Howard University.   Solomon was raised and is supported by his 77 year old grandmother who would like nothing more than to see her grandson graduate with an engineering degree. Solomon first met board member Eric Garvin when Mr. Garvin received a Community Service Award at the 2011… Continue Reading

Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organization Contributes To Arkansas Foundation

The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame is a  501(C)(3) non-profit organization in Little Rock that, much like Phillips Charitable Organization, provides grants to constituents normally over looked by larger foundations.  The foundation provides a wide variety of community services in the African American in Arkansas community including youth development, health, and wellness, education, and business/economic… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Donates to NYC Hurricane Relief Fund

Phillips Charitable Organizations donates to NYC Hurricane Relief Fund.   Phillips Charitable Organizations donated $5000 to New York City’s Hurricane Relief Fund.  Based in New York, PCO board members are seeing the effects of Hurricane Sandy in real time. PCO will also participate in storm clean up efforts this Saturday and Sunday in conjunction with… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Sponsor East Harlem Tutorial Program

    Phillips Charitable Organizations Contributes A Quarter Million Dollars to East Harlem Tutorial Program Charles and Karen Phillips’ non-profit Phillips Charitable Organizations (PCO) generously contributed $250,000 to East Harlem Tutorial Program Charles Phillips is thrilled to be able to contribute in support of the young engineers of tomorrow New York, NY (PRWEB) September 26,… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Award Grant to Single Mother in Hyde Park, MA

Denalla James of Hyde Park, MA contacted PCO about tuition for Willard, her son at St. John’s. Ms. James, a single mother, is in career transition and still interviewing for her desired job and specialty, fund raising for philanthropic organizations.  In the interim, Willard’s tuition and a mortgage were both due. PCO awarded the Kennie… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Organizations Award Holy Cross Student in New Orleans An Earl Smith Scholarship

PCO is pleased to announce that Kevin Spears of the Holy Cross School of New Orleans has been awarded the Earl Smith Scholarship.  Mr. Smith, grandfather of board member Karen Phillips, was one of the original airmen at the Tuskegee Institute, the pioneering pilot training facility for African American pilots during World War II.  Kevin… Continue Reading

Phillips Charitable Awards Grant to School Program for African American Boys

Phillips Charitable Organizations, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit foundation, has awarded a grant to theMicroLearning Foundation for a new school for African American boys K-5. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Phillips Charitable Organizations, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit foundation, has awarded a grant to the MicroLearning Foundation for a new school for African… Continue Reading