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Capital One Recognized With U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award

Junior Achievement's corporate volunteers provide positive role models for local students and encourage community service
Press Release

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.

Department of Consumer Affairs Names 'Remind Me' App Winner of the 2013 Financial Empowerment Hackathon

Remind Me's Features will Help New Yorkers Manage their Money and Connect them to the City's Financial Empowerment Centers
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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. 

More than a Third of Americans Plan to Spend All or Part of Their Tax Refund

Nearly a third (30 percent) are Unaware of the End of the Payroll Tax Holiday and Smaller Paychecks This Year
Press Release

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.

Navigating the Impact of the Payroll Tax

Capital One and the Aspen Institute Announce Fellows of New Microbusiness Leadership Program

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
Press Release

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 Fuels Kiva’s Microlending in U.S. with $500,000 Matching Loan 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
Press Release

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

Recognizing The Employment Value Of A Hero

Op-ed by Kevin Schmiegel & John Finneran
Article

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.

Network for Good Joins Inaugural #Giving TuesdayTM

Promotes Match Challenge on Crowdrise.com, Corporate Partners
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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.   

Capital One, Common Impact, Points of Light, and Taproot Foundation Launch Online Tool to Increase Impact of Pro Bono Volunteer Services for Nonprofits Across the Nation

Digital assessment tool will help nonprofits identify their readiness to effectively leverage pro bono volunteer services
Press Release

CHICAGO, November 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Corporations across the U.S. are estimated to provide more than $15 billion in pro bono volunteer services to nonprofits across the country in 2012, according to the Taproot Foundation, and 66 percent of nonprofits in America say they need pro bono volunteer services more than any other kind of volunteering.

Capital One Recognized as One of America’s Top 50 Community-Minded Companies

“The Civic 50” Published in Bloomberg Businessweek and Businessweek.com
Press Release

MCLEAN, Va., November 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Capital One Financial Corporation today was recognized as one of America’s top five most community-minded companies in The Civic 50 ­survey – the first comprehensive ranking of S&P 500 corporations that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. The survey was conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, in partnership with Bloomberg LP.

Capital One Commits $1 Million in Support for Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery Efforts

Press Release

MCLEAN, Va., October 31, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Capital One today announced a $1 million commitment to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Capital One’s cash contributions include $200,000 in emergency relief grants and an additional $600,000 to support longer-term recovery efforts and will also match up to $200,000 in contributions made by customers through the Capital One No Hassle Giving site.

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