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Recognizing The Employment Value Of A Hero

Op-ed by Kevin Schmiegel & John Finneran

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, Corporate Partners
Press Release

Washington, D.C., November 27, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today, Network for Good joins partners The Case Foundation, Crowdrise, and - 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
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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.

Capital One Bank and The Heart of America Foundation Build New College Access Room for Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks New Opportunities for Washington Heights Students to Pursue Higher Education and Financial Aid
Press Release

October 19, 2012 /3BL Media - WHAT:  Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS) in New York City School District Six celebrated the grand opening of its new READesign® College Access Room with a ribbon cutting on Friday, October 19, 2012.

More Than Half of U.S. Women Veteran Business Owners Say Their Leadership Experience in the Military Inspired Them to Start Their Own Business

Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence and Capital One Launch Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps to Help Women Vets Accelerate the Growth of Their Small Businesses
Press Release

McLean, Va., October 23, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Forty-six percent of U.S. women veteran business owners say that being a business owner has helped them transition to civilian life after military service, according to a new survey released today by Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence and Capital One Financial Corporation. More than half (55 percent) of women vets said it was their leadership experience in the military that inspired them to start their own business, according to the survey.  

Microbusiness Leadership Program to be Launched by the Aspen Institute and Capital One

Capital One-funded pilot program will support emerging leaders: Program is accepting applications Oct. 22-Nov. 9
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NeighborWorks America Partners with Capital One to Support Home Ownership and Neighborhood Stabilization

$175,000 Capital One Foundation Grant to Promote Nonprofit Training, Launch Initiative Encouraging Private Sector Investment in Neighborhoods with High Foreclosure Rates
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Washington, D.C., (Oct. 10, 2012) – NeighborWorks America, one of the nation’s leading nonprofit community development corporations, and the Capital One Foundation today announced a partnership to support neighborhood stabilization in communities across the country.

FinCapDev Competition Launches to Drive App Ideas from Design to Build to Market

Competition Offers Start-Up Cash, Access to Financial Services and Technology Industry Experts, Resources, and a $100,000 Prize Purse
Press Release

BOSTON, MA - (October 2, 2012) - The D2D Fund and the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) announced the launch of the Financial Capability Development Competition (FinCapDev,, a challenge that will facilitate the development of innovative mobile technologies designed to increase consumer access to high quality, fairly-priced financial products and services. FinCapDev is an open, nationwide call for app design proposals that will encourage positive financial choices and behaviors that align with financial goals.


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