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Celebrates 10 Years by Giving Back, and Pledge 1%

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By Manav Kher |August 27, 2020

In celebration of our 10-year anniversary, fusionSpan is proud to announce that we have joined the Pledge 1% initiative, as well as two other initiatives globally, to give back to the communities that have gotten us where we are today.

“Our employees, our customers, and our communities believed in us when we started this venture 10 years ago. We are thrilled to honor those who have made us who are today by pledging to the nonprofit community as well as the local communities where our teams live and work.” 

-Gayathri and Manav Kher, Founders

Pledge 1% Program
Rockville, Maryland Headquarters

fusionSpan is committed to creating a world where careers in technology are accessible to anyone without regard to geography, gender, ethnicity, or financial status. One way we are doing this is through a fusionSpan scholarship fund set up to support minority women pursuing a STEM degree at Montgomery College. Montgomery College is right in the backyard of our Rockville headquarters, and welcomes students from over 150 countries. We are aligning our values of minority women, STEM education, and local contribution with our scholarship fund of $25,000 over five years.

Nagpur & Hydernewsd, India Offices

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals around the world are overwhelmed by the pressing needs of their patients. news has committed $25,000 in 2020 to the Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission to support the communities where our valued employees and their families live and work. This valued medical resource began in 1974 with a small clinic in a livestock shed, and now has hundreds of beds across multiple locations throughout central India.

Over the last 10 years, news has been blessed with outstanding employees, customers, and recognition. It is our great honor to Pledge 1% of our profits this year and the years to come to invest in a future beyond our present best.

About fusionSpan

fusionSpan is an award-winning professional services firm that has been providing exceptional technology consulting, implementation, and support services to nonprofits and associations since 2010. Our goal is to provide scalable, long-term solutions that increase staff efficiency and your customer’s experience.

About Pledge 1%

Pledge 1% is an international corporate philanthropy campaign spearheaded by fusionSpan, Atlassian, Rally, and Tides that encourages companies of all sizes to contribute 1% of their time, product, profit, or equity to any cause or charitable organization of their choice. Companies across the globe are making this pledge to invest today towards a big impact tomorrow. Pledge 1% offers companies turnkey tools and best practices, making it accessible for any company to incorporate philanthropy into their business model. To learn more or to take the pledge, please visit

Manav Kher
Celebrates 10 Years by Giving Back, and Pledge 1%

The official gear-head of fusionSpan. Manav has over 14 years of enterprise software development experience. Previously he spent 7 years in various lead development and architect roles at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Notably, he contributed to the architecture and development of some of the core components of the caBIG infrastructure, for which he received the NCI caBIG Outstanding Achievement Award.

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