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FCA Foundation Invests $1.6 Million to Advance Educational Opportunities for Detroit-area Students

17 academic and nonprofit organizations receive FCA Foundation grants focused on education and helping Detroit youth grow and thrive
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November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, announced the recipients of its 2019 educational grants (totaling $1,650,000). The grantees, all of whom are focused on improving educational outcomes for Detroit-area students, provide a wide array of in-classroom, after school, summer and weekend programming.  

Challenge Accepted: The Our Food Journey™ Small Change, Big Impact Challenge

Hormel Foods commits $16,000 to fund projects proposed at summit to improve our food system
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During finalist presentations at the Our Food Journey™ Small Change, Big Impact Challenge, the audience was rapt as speakers from student-run groups, nonprofits, start-ups and small businesses offered stellar ideas on topics ranging from promoting bug protein to feeding kids in need.

Search Underway for Recipients of Annual IOC Sport and Active Society Development Grants

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC), through its Aport and Active Society (SAS) Commission development grants 2020, will provide extra resources to four grassroots organisations using sport and physical activity as a means to tackle social issues around the world. 

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC), through its Aport and Active Society (SAS) Commission development grants 2020, will provide extra resources to four grassroots organisations using sport and physical activity as a means to tackle social issues around the world. 

Whole Kids Foundation Raises $5.6 Million to Improve Children’s Nutrition

Campaign funds grants for salad bars, school gardens and educational beehives to reach 655,000 kids and provide health and wellness education for 7,500 teachers
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AUSTIN, Texas, October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/—Whole Kids Foundation announced today that $5.6 million was raised through its annual Growing Healthy Kids campaign at Whole Foods Market stores that will fund K–12 school programs in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. that change the way we feed our kids. The funds raised include a $1 million customer donation match by Whole Foods Market. 

Duke Energy Awards More than $253,000 in Environmental Grants to Support Projects in Greater Cincinnati

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  • Sixteen organizations in southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky receive $253,178 in grants
  • Grants to support clean water, conservation, wetlands protection and more, as part of Duke Energy’s annual philanthropic investments in local initiatives
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  • Sixteen organizations in southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky receive $253,178 in grants
  • Grants to support clean water, conservation, wetlands protection and more, as part of Duke Energy’s annual philanthropic investments in local initiatives

ON Semiconductor Awards Over $305k in Grants to 19 Nonprofits Globally

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Part of the community impact work that ON Semiconductor supports is through its Global Corporate Giving (GCG) Program, which strategically leverages our resources, talent and efforts to support nonprofits and educational institutions. 

Each year, we fund projects and programs in order to create social value and maximize our impact on communities through workplace giving and community grants. In 2018, we invested over $2 million USD to support of communities worldwide.

Benevity Announces $40M in Series C Funding From General Atlantic and JMI Equity

Investment Will Further Benevity’s Unmatched Reach and Innovation in Burgeoning Corporate Purpose Technology Sector
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CALGARY, Alberta, October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that the company has raised $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity.

Students Leading Sustained and Innovative Hunger-Fighting Solutions Can Apply for $10,000 from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

Applications for the 2020 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships now being accepted.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/-- The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced the opening of the application period for the 2020 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships which will run from October 5 through December 5, 2019. The scholarship program urges students to apply to #Get5KGive5K to help end hunger in their communities. Students from kindergarten through graduate school are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship with matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.

A Practical Guide to Capturing CRA Service Credits

You may be doing all the right things to support CRA, but are you getting all the credit you deserve?
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You may be doing all the right things to support CRA, but are you getting all the credit you deserve? Identifying and tracking CRA service credits are often largely untapped opportunities for banks. That is particularly true if your bank has Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs that also support your CRA efforts.

How To Increase Employee Participation with Volunteer Programs

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One of the greatest benefits of having a corporate volunteer program is that it engages the workforce by providing a meaningful and valuable experience that gives back to the world. In fact, a recent CECP study found the most socially involved companies had a minimum of 50% employee participation in CSR efforts!

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