Emerging leaders engage in fellowship program to enhance leadership and management skills; Program is aligned with Capital One Foundation's focus on helping small businesses grow and local economies thrive
Jan. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - FIELD at the Aspen Institute and the Capital One Foundation today announced the 2014 fellows of the ELM², Emerging Leaders in Microbusiness Squared Program. ELM² aims to exponentially increase the talent within microenterprise development organizations that create opportunity for aspiring and disadvantaged entrepreneurs.
Life changed in an instant for Elizabeth when her husband passed away. The mother of three was now the family breadwinner, a role she wasn’t fully prepared for.
“Something’s different about your whole focus to life,” she says of her husband’s passing.
Elizabeth, who lives in Charlottesville, Va., knew she had to work but she found that traditional forms of employment weren’t readily available. So she decided to rely on her own skills and pursue her dream of opening a tomato sauce manufacturing company.
2nd Annual March promotes college access for all, regardless of background or circumstance
Citywide, NY, December 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - More than 600 seniors from NYC Outward Bound Schools’ five-borough network of public schools marched from their respective campuses to their local post offices or mail trucks to submit their college applications, exhibiting the organization’s commitment to college preparation and access for all. More than 3500 fellow students, teachers, family, business members and local elected officials cheered them on, including 60 volunteers from the College March sponsor Capital One Bank.
Capital One Ranked #2 on the List in Financials Industry, Large Market Cap
Dcember 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - For the second year in a row, Capital One Financial Corporation was recognized as one of the top 50 community-minded companies in America on the Civic 50 survey – an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to invest their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.
Capital One and Junior Achievement Partnership Teaches Practical Money Skills; Has Served More than 250,000 Students in the United States
Novemnber 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Capital One Financial Corporation and Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada are bringing Capital One/Junior Achievement Finance Park, an innovative mobile financial education program, to Las Vegas. The program, which runs Nov. 14 to Dec. 13, will be hosted in the Library District building across from Cashman Field. The program will help thousands of eighth grade students across the Clark County School District—the fifth largest school district in the nation—learn critical money management skills such as budgeting and saving.
Capital One and NACDA partner to launch new financial literacy program to provide training and resources on saving, budgeting, credit and debt management, and investing
November 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Capital One Financial Corporation, in partnership with the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), has launched Capital One Fiscal U to provide student-athletes with personal finance basics in areas including saving, budgeting, credit and debt management, and investing. This program is now being offered to more than 1,600 colleges and universities across the nation as part of their student-athlete program.
Pro Bono Week 2013 turned out to be a bit of a surprise for everyone at Taproot. Sure, we’re all over it. It’s who we are, it’s what we live and breathe, highlighting the impact of the work that we do here and inspiring others to follow suit.
Capital One sponsors Pro Bono Week 2013 in partnership with Taproot Foundation
October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Capital One Financial Corporation will host its 4th annual OneWeek national community service initiative coinciding with National Pro Bono Week 2013, from October 21-27. Building on the company’s strong tradition of employee volunteerism, Capital One associates will volunteer with hundreds of nonprofit organizations through projects designed to help address economic and social needs of the communities where they live and work.
October 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On Thursday, October 24, 2013, Taproot Foundation will host its inaugural Pro Bono Awards Gala at the Mars Gallery (1139 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL). This event will bring together leaders, advocates and practitioners in Chicago’s pro bono arena and will celebrate the accomplishments of two pro bono heroes: local nonprofit The Cara Program and Taproot pro bono consultant Anna Miller.