Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Foundation's relationship with Oracle Corporation?
The Foundation is a nonprofit corporation funded by Oracle Corporation. Oracle houses the Foundation and donates the services of its worldwide staff at a value of over $8.5 million annually. In addition, Oracle provides the Foundation with free, unlimited use of its technology, which we leverage to bring you ThinkQuest.
What type of nonprofit is the Foundation?
The Foundation is a private foundation. A private foundation is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization funded by a single source and established to maintain or aid social, educational, or other charitable activities serving the common welfare, primarily by operating a program or making grants. The Foundation is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors, three of whom are appointed by Oracle and four of whom are elected by the Board. The four-member majority is comprised of outstanding individuals at the intersection of education, technology, and philanthropy.
What other education programs does Oracle sponsor?
Oracle leverages its core competencies in information technology and the Internet to support education through the Foundation and the Oracle Academy. For more information, visit oracle.com/citizenship.
Where can I learn about Oracle's Giving Program and corporate social responsibility?