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Volpe and Koenig, P.C. Kicks Off 2016 IPromise™ Grant Competition

IPromise logo-colorPHILADELPHIA, PA (June 1, 2016) – Volpe and Koenig, P.C., an intellectual property law firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA, and Princeton, NJ, today announced the kick off of its 10th Annual IPromise™ Charitable Giving Fund (“IPromise”) grant competition. Established in 2007, IPromise supports qualifying Greater Philadelphia or Princeton area non-profit organizations by awarding $20,000 grants to two each year. This year, the firm invites organizations dedicated to veteran services or education to apply by visiting www.vklawipromise.com, reviewing official guidelines and submitting applications no later than July 31, 2016. Organizations must be at least two years old and headquartered in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Burlington, Camden or Mercer Counties to be eligible for an IPromise grant.

To date, IPromise has awarded $360,000 to grant recipients across six eligible categories that rotate each year. In addition to supporting non-profit organizations dedicated to veteran services and education, IPromise funding has also advanced work in the areas of community development; arts and culture; animal welfare and health and human services. Previous IPromise grant recipients include After School Activities Partnerships, Bethesda Project, BuildaBridge, Canine Partners for Life, Dress for Success of Mercer County, ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth, Girls Inc., Interfaith Hospitality Network of the Main Line, Kisses for Kyle Foundation, Last Chance Ranch, Mercer Museum, Mighty Writers, New Leash on Life USA, The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse, St. Edmond’s Home for Children, Twilight Wish and Urban Tree Connection.

Said Jay Halt, firm President and CEO, “We are always impressed and inspired as we learn about the wonderful work of local non-profits each year. It is Volpe and Koenig’s true privilege to provide an additional source of revenue to our grant recipients through IPromise, enabling them to implement programs and projects that might not be possible without a helping hand.”

About Volpe and Koenig, P.C. — Volpe and Koenig, P.C. provides worldwide client counseling on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, technology transfers, due diligence, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights.  The firm’s attorneys, agents and technical advisors have expertise in a wide range of industries and serve a diverse roster of U.S. and multinational clients.  For additional information, please visit www.vklaw.com.