Space Foundation Named Among Best Non-Profit Organizations to Work for 2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 4, 2011) -- The Space Foundation, the foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry, has been designated by The NonProfit Times and Best Companies Group as among the Best Non-Profit Organizations to Work for 2011.
The Space Foundation was the only Colorado-based organization to make the list and ranked number 19 out of the 50 organizations honored nation-wide.
"The Space Foundation team is the heart of all that we do, and we're proud of the professionalism and dedication of every one of our team members. We make workplace satisfaction a priority by promoting work-life balance and giving our people opportunity to grow with the organization," said Space Foundation Chief Executive Office Elliot Pulham.
According to Best Companies Group, organizations from across the nation entered the two-part process to determine the Best NonProfit Organizations to Work for. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated organization's workplace policies, practices and demographics, and gathering information from businesses that work with the organization. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top organizations and the final ranking.
About the Space Foundation
The Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit organization and the foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry - civil, commercial, military and intelligence. Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is a leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom, and major industry events, including the National Space Symposium, which kicks off April 11, all in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." An expert in all aspects of the global space industry, the Space Foundation publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indices that track daily performance of the space industry. Through its Space Certification and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based technologies and innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, the Space Foundation conducts research and analysis and government affairs activities from its Washington, D.C., office and has field representatives in Houston, Texas, and Cape Canaveral, Fla. For more information, visit www.SpaceFoundation.org. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, and read about the latest space news and Space Foundation activities in Space Watch.