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SunTrust Foundation Awards $250,000 in Grants to 10 Westside Atlanta Nonprofits Through Beloved Benefit

Continued support of the Westside part of ongoing SunTrust Foundation commitment to the City of Atlanta
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ATLANTA, May 2, 2019  /3BL Media/— The SunTrust Foundation announced today it awarded grants totaling $250,000 to 10 nonprofit organizations that are committed to positively impacting Atlanta's historic Westside neighborhoods. The 10 nonprofit organizations were recently recognized as Community Beacon Award recipients at the inaugural Beloved Benefit at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The event raised more than $5 million to support the ongoing revitalization of the Westside.

SunTrust Foundation Awards $5 Million Grant to Westside Future Fund

Grant will support mixed-income housing and economic development within Atlanta’s Westside community
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ATLANTA, March 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The SunTrust Foundation announced today it awarded a $5 million grant to the Westside Future Fund (WFF). The grant will positively impact Atlanta’s historic Westside neighborhoods, whose footprint once housed more than 40,000 residents by supporting mixed-income housing and economic development. This will ensure that legacy residents can continue to call the historic Westside home and thrive as part of the revitalization efforts taking place.

Video: Super Kids Super Sharing Event: Super Bowl LIII

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Something super happened in Atlanta.

Verizon teamed up with the NFL to host the Super Kids Super Sharing Event. 

20 years ago, the program began as an experiment with just three schools participating and donating 200 pieces of equipment. This year, over 100 schools participated, donating more than 40,000 items including toys, games and sports equipment to under-resourced schools across Atlanta.

In addition, Verizon awarded an $18,000 grant to the Ron Clark Academy. 

Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals to Host its 2019 Conference March 3-6 in Atlanta

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January 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – From March 3-6, Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP) will host The Corporate Citizenship Conference at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead. ACCP’s conference is the only conference exclusively for CSR professionals, and as such, boasts more than 250 attendees who are CSR leaders in their respective organizations.

Points of Light Announces 2018 Honorees of The Civic 50 at Service Unites

Annual awards initiative honors companies with superior community engagement
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ATLANTA, June 19, 2018  /3BL Media/ Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service announced The Civic 50 honorees of 2018, recognizing them as the most community-minded companies in the United States. Since 2011, The Civic 50 has provided a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcased how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

More Than 2,000 Next Generation Leaders to Descend on Atlanta at the 2017 Net Impact Conference in Atlanta October 26-28

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October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact, the leading global nonprofit that mobilizes the next generation to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world, is pleased to announce more than 2,000 emerging young impact leaders will be attending the 2017 Net Impact Annual Conference in Atlanta, October 26-28.

Wells Fargo Names Winners in Small Business Renovation Contest

Company awards physical makeovers to 20 small businesses in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and Minneapolis
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) today named 20 small businesses as winners and finalists of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®: Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest, which ran from May 1 – June 16, 2017. Each business will receive a physical makeover including architect-advised renovation planning and design.

VIDEO: Innovation, Education and Bringing a New Experience to the Blind

Just Another Day in Atlanta
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When AT&T opened the doors to the Atlanta Foundry in 2013, it wasn’t a coincidence we chose Georgia Tech’s Technology Square. It’s where start-ups, college students and researchers come together to collaborate. 

This location has also opened up the potential for AT&T and Georgia Tech to work together. The latest project creates an inclusive experience for people with a visual disability, during the solar eclipse on Aug. 21.

Techstars Atlanta Announces 2017 Class

Program accelerating growth for startups across the Southeast and around the globe
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ATLANTA, July 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Techstars Atlanta is presented in partnership with Cox Enterprises and is part of a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Today, Techstars Atlanta announced the 10 companies selected to participate in the 2017 program. Applications came from 41 countries around the globe for the 10 coveted spots.

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