Jumpstart among 18 nonprofits to receive grant for a full-year of free media monitoring services
Boston, MA (February 18, 2015) – Jumpstart, a national early education organization, is honored to announce that it has been named a recipient of the 2015 CyberAlert PR Grant, awarded by CyberAlert, Inc. Each of the selected non-profits will receive one free year of CyberAlert 5.0 online news monitoring service, which monitors 55,000+ online news sources in 250+ languages from 191 countries. In addition to online news monitoring, grant recipients can also opt to receive either social media monitoring or U.S. TV news monitoring free for one year.
CyberAlert, Inc. (www.cyberalert.com) is a worldwide online news monitoring, broadcast news monitoring and social media monitoring service that serves corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations for public relations, marketing and competitive intelligence.
Jumpstart has been awarded the 2015 CyberAlert PR Grant along with 17 other nonprofit organizations, including Amara Legal Services, the ASPIRA Association, the California Council on Economic Education, Childreach International, KidsPeace, and the National Partnership for Women & Families. The selected non-profit organizations provide a wide range of services and are located around the world.
“We’re delighted to provide these worthy organizations with a top-of-the-line, fully integrated PR tool that they can use to track and measure their impact in news and social media worldwide in the coming year,” stated William J. Comcowich, President and CEO of CyberAlert.
The total retail value of this year’s grants program exceeds $50,000. Since beginning the PR Grants program in 2004 as its corporate social responsibility and philanthropy program, CyberAlert has awarded nearly 200 media monitoring grants to non-profit organizations, with a retail value of more than half a million dollars.
Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Jumpstart provides language, literacy, and social-emotional programming for preschool children from under-resourced communities and promotes quality early learning for all children. By participating in Jumpstart’s year-long program, children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path for lifelong success. Since 1993, Jumpstart has trained 36,000 college students and community volunteers to transform the lives of 76,000 preschool children nationwide. Learn more at jstart.org and follow us on Twitter at @Jumpstartkids.
Founded in 1999, CyberAlert (http://www.cyberalert.com) is a worldwide media monitoring service that offers one of the most comprehensive media coverage plans in the industry. CyberAlert® 5.0 monitors 55,000+ online news sources worldwide, and CyberAlert Print covers over 25,000 news sources worldwide. CyberAlert TV monitors the closed caption text and video feed of over 2,100 news programs in all 210 markets in the United States. CyberAlert Radio covers more than 250 radio stations in the top 50 U.S. markets. For social media monitoring, CyberAlert Buzz monitors Twitter and Facebook, 100+ million blogs worldwide, 100,000 message boards and UseNet news groups, over 200 video sharing sites like YouTube. CyberAlert offers a no-risk 14-day free media monitoring trial of all its services.