Multi-year Partnership Announced at LIFT's Annual Spring Benefit
NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - LIFT, a national organization working to help families facing tough times achieve economic stability and well-being in the United States, has announced Capital One’s commitment to a multi-year investment totaling $1 million toward LIFT’s work to expand economic opportunities for people striving for a better future for themselves and their families. In addition, the investment includes in-kind services for on-the-ground community support from Capital One’s regional associates.
First African-American Female Combat Pilot Will Inspire Women Entrepreneurs from Across the Country and Provide a Motivational Speech on Leadership and Success
MCLEAN, Va., April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - To help women veteran entrepreneurs fuel the growth of their small businesses and create new jobs for veterans and civilians across the country, Capital One Financial Corporation recently partnered with Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence to develop the Women VeteranEntrepreneur Corps (WVEC), a new training and mentorship program designed to help established women small business owners who are veterans or spouses/domestic partners of veteran
Nine entrants in the first-ever Doorways to Dreams SaveYourRefund tax-time promotion came out way ahead after saving part of their federal tax refund
BOSTON, Mass., April 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Nine entrants in the first-ever SaveYourRefund tax time savings promotion that started Feb. 1, came out way ahead after saving part of their federal tax refund. After random drawings, each of the winners received a prize of $250 for splitting his or her refund using IRS Form 8888.
Junior Achievement's corporate volunteers provide positive role models for local students and encourage community service
MCLEAN, Va., March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – At its quarterly Board of Directors meeting held this week, Junior Achievement USA® (JA) presented Capital One with a 2011-2012 Gold U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award for providing the organization with more than 15,000 volunteer hours during the 2011-2012 school year.
Remind Me's Features will Help New Yorkers Manage their Money and Connect them to the City's Financial Empowerment Centers
March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz announced Remind Me as the winner of DCA's first hackathon, where 25 participants created apps this past weekend at the DUMBO Loft.
Nearly a third (30 percent) are Unaware of the End of the Payroll Tax Holiday and Smaller Paychecks This Year
McLean, Va., March 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The April 15th tax filing deadline is approaching and according to the latest IRS statistics, the average federal tax refund this year will be $2,803. For the third year in a row, Capital One Bank’s annual Taxes and Savings Survey found that most Americans (85 percent) expect to get a refund and more than a third (35 percent) plan to spend all or part of it.
Emerging leaders engage in fellowship program to enhance leadership and management skills. New program is aligned with Capital One's focus on helping small businesses grow and local economies thrive
Washington, D.C., March 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Aspen Institute and Capital One today announced the fellows of the ELM², Emerging Leaders in Microbusiness Squared Program. ELM² is a new program aimed at exponentially increasing the quality of talent focused on catalyzing opportunity for aspiring and disadvantaged entrepreneurs. Eleven emerging leaders who demonstrate potential for executive leadership and creating real change in the microbusiness field have been selected to participate as fellows in the program.
Capital One to match $500,000 in loans made through Kiva’s crowdfunding platform to help entrepreneurs across the country start, sustain, and grow small business ventures
MCLEAN, Va., February 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Capital One Financial Corporation today announced that it will expand its partnership with Kiva, a global microlending organization, by providing $500,000 to match
As many employers can attest to, military veterans and their spouses have the right stuff. With special skills and a strong work ethic, they know the meaning of commitment, sacrifice, and honor. These are attributes that make for a superb resume. It is a shame that so much of this talent and character is being wasted.
Promotes Match Challenge on Crowdrise.com, Corporate Partners
Washington, D.C., November 27, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today, Network for Good joins partners The Case Foundation, Crowdrise, and SixDegrees.org - a charitable initiative of Actor and Musician Kevin Bacon in partnership with Network for Good - to celebrate the inaugural #Giving TuesdayTM with a matching grant challenge.