Annapolis, MD: Include Software¬ announced today its commitment of $25,000 to the PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation (AEF). The donation will be made over a period of five years.
 
The AEF was founded in 1998 to provide scholarships for students pursuing degrees in the landcare industry, which includes landscape contracting, landscape architecture, horticultural, and other related disciplines. Since launching, it has collected $600,000 in donations and awarded 585 students with scholarships and awards. The Foundation also recognizes educators in the green industry with its Educator of the Year Award.
 
We’re proud to support education and our next generation of landcare experts,” said Include Software’s Vice President, Nanette Seven. “Especially in an industry that provides such a significant environmental benefit.”
 
This donation is the latest installment in Include’s long history of service and dedication to the education of future leaders in the landcare industry. The firm is also a routine supporter of PLANET’s Annual Student Career Days, and works with accredited universities nationwide to introduce business management software into their curriculums.