• Video-Game Giant Puts Veterans Groups Under the Microscope Before Giving

    I'm proud to share a very thoughtful article about our efforts by the Chronicle of Philanthropy:  Video-Game Giant Puts Veterans Groups Under the Microscope Before Giving - The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Connect...
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  • Call of Duty Endowment Remembers Advisory Board Member Steve Robinson

    This week the Call of Duty Endowment mourns the passing of Sergeant First Class Steve Robinson, US Army (ret.), a key member of our advisory board and a veteran who served his country with honor until the end.  B...
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  • 2013 Grant Report Highlights Endowment’s Growth, Veterans’ Success

    Reviewing our newly released 2013 Grant Report, I am reminded of the tremendous success our grant recipients achieved this previous year and how optimistic I am for even greater 2014 impact. The Endowment awarded $1.2...
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  • Los Angeles-based Veterans Nonprofits Garner $900,000 in New Grants

    This week we have the pleasure of awarding $900,000 in new Call of Duty Endowment funding to three of our Seal of Distinction winners, each headquartered in Los Angeles.  The Weingart Center, U.S. Vets and the Sa...
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  • AMVETS Receives New $250,000 Grant

    Last year, AMVETS reached its goal of establishing 20 community-based career centers—widening the Lanham, MD-based organization’s reach to 14 states.  With a new $250,000 grant from the Call of Duty E...
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  • Still Serving Veterans Receives $598,000 Grant for Expansion, Improvements

    Still Serving Veterans (SSV), our most recent Seal of Distinction winner to receive a 2014 grant, has great things in store this year.  The Endowment awarded SSV $598,000 to serve still more job-seeking veterans ...
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  • Easter Seals’ Veteran Staffing Network Receives $250,000 Expansion Grant

    I am pleased to announce today our next grant of $250,000 to the Seal of Distinction-winning Easter Seals of Greater Washington-Baltimore Region.  Based in Silver Spring, MD, the organization launched its Veteran...
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  • $250,000 Grant Equips CASY to Expand Operations in 2014

    Last week, the Call of Duty Endowment announced a $250,000 grant award to St. Louis-based Corporate America Supports You (CASY).  The grant marks the first of our 2014 awards to Seal of Distinction winners, who f...
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  • “The Honest Truth:” Youngest Vets Deserve a Chance

    I’m excited to introduce “The Honest Truth,” the Call of Duty Endowment’s first 2014 Public Service Announcement--made through incredible efforts by Activision and 72 & Sunny.  Since t...
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  • “Fast Track” Moves Too Slow for Veterans Without Civilan Health Care Credentials

    I’m deeply frustrated at the lack of progress in getting military medical and transportation professionals civilian jobs in their fields.  It’s no secret that lacking civilian credentials often deters...
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  • Call of Duty Endowment’s Latest Infographic

    Today, the Call of Duty™ Endowment announced plans to donate more than $4 million in grants to assist young veterans in attaining high quality careers. This comes amidst new numbers released by the Bureau of Lab...
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  • VFT: Shining the Spotlight on Vets in Hollywood

    Sitting here in LA, I’d be remiss not talking about veterans in the entertainment industry, especially with the Academy Awards in the rear view mirror. And while Ellen DeGeneres’ pizza ordering gag for the...
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  • The First Lady’s Constructive Initiative

    “CEOs […] have been consistently impressed with their hires, reporting that veterans are some of the highest-skilled, hardest-working employees they've ever had.”  These were the words of First...
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  • Microsoft’s Vets Training Program is a Winner

    On a recent visit to Joint Base Lewis McChord outside Seattle I was exposed to a number of innovative programs the base is aggressively using to find great jobs for service members BEFORE they become veterans.  O...
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  • How Call of Duty Endowment Helps Veterans Find Jobs

    General Jim Jones sits down with CNN's Jake Tapper on The Lead.  
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  • Put Veterans to Work by General Jim Jones and Dan Goldenberg

    [Source: LA Times]   Why do they face such a grim jobs picture? Partly because of the misleading narrative that every vet is either a hero or damaged.   The country's newest generation of veterans — ...
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  • The Online Arsenal for Job-Seeking Vets

    From Dan Goldenberg, Executive Director of the Call of Duty Endowment Twenty-first Century technology promises service members the weaponry, protective gear, communication devices, and information they need on the...
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  • A Conversation Worth Having

    From Dan Goldenberg, Executive Director of the Call of Duty Endowment In my initial blog for Call of Duty Endowment, I advocated for a more productive dialogue on veterans unemployment. Veterans’ value to Am...
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  • Solving Veterans Unemployment Requires Accountability

    From Dan Goldenberg, Executive Director of the Call of Duty Endowment Goodwill and rhetoric won’t solve the veterans unemployment crisis.  That’s the message Air Force veteran Steven Maieli lays o...
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  • Let’s Change the Conversation

    From Dan Goldenberg, Executive Director of the Call of Duty Endowment   I’m writing today as the Call of Duty Endowment’s new Executive Director. I take on this role with a firm sense of what it will...
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