The Hamilton Family Foundation Teams with IGE in Promoting Ethical Education

(Madison, Wis.) - The Institute for Global Ethics (IGE) recently received a $25,000 sponsorship from the Hamilton Family Foundation as part of a partnership to improve ethical education among today’s youth.

The sponsorship will provide five seminars to nonprofits, schools, and government agencies in the greater Philadelphia area. The seminars will address topics including Ethical Fitness, Moral Courage, Tone-at-the-Top, Building School Culture, and Ethics and Parenting.

Institute for Global Ethics President and CEO Anthony J. Gray is excited about the partnership and its potential impact. “It's an ideal partnership,” said Gray. "Both IGE and the Hamilton Family Foundation work diligently to provide youth with skills essential to each child’s future success.”

“Now, through this partnership, we will be able to move forward together in reaching this population,” said Gray.

The Hamilton Family Foundation (www.hamiltonfamilyfoundation.org) provides financial support to economically underserved children and youth, grades K-12. The Foundation was established in 1992 by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M.V. Hamilton to help prepare youth for success in employment or college acceptance and completion. The Foundation serves children in the cities of Philadelphia, Chester, and Camden.

“We’re very excited about our new partnership with the Institute for Global Ethics,” said N. Peter Hamilton, Foundation Director and member of the Grants Committee. “The Foundation is continuously seeking opportunities to improve the futures of underserved children. This partnership will serve just this purpose, providing participants with enhanced ethical decisionmaking competencies.”

The sponsorship is the first step in IGE’s initiative to provide ethical education to Philadelphia's civic infrastructure. Through similar future pledges of support, IGE hopes to provide ethical training on an unprecedented scale.

About IGE: Founded in 1990 with offices in New York City, Camden, Maine and headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin the Institute for Global Ethics in is an independent, nonsectarian, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to promoting ethical action in a global context (www.globalethics.org).

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