Digital assessment tool will help nonprofits identify their readiness to effectively leverage pro bono volunteer services
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.
“The Civic 50” Published in Bloomberg Businessweek and Businessweek.com
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.
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.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks New Opportunities for Washington Heights Students to Pursue Higher Education and Financial Aid
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.
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
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.
$175,000 Capital One Foundation Grant to Promote Nonprofit Training, Launch Initiative Encouraging Private Sector Investment in Neighborhoods with High Foreclosure Rates
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.
Competition Offers Start-Up Cash, Access to Financial Services and Technology Industry Experts, Resources, and a $100,000 Prize Purse
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, http://fincapdev.com), 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.
The delicious chili simmering in Veronica Montgomery's kitchen was always a crowd pleaser among her friends and neighbors. She'd lost count of the number of times she'd heard, "This is the best chili I've ever had!" When Montgomery relocated to Texas from California in 2006, she brought her mouth-watering recipe with her and began to consider turning her skills in the kitchen into a business.
Survey finds increase in number of parents and teens discussing back-to-school budgeting, yet many teens still report limited practical money management experience
(3BL Media) McLean, VA - July 31, 2012 - As back-to-school shopping season kicks into full swing, a new survey from Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) finds that current economic conditions and school budget cuts are having a significant impact on back-to-school shopping plans, and that more parents and teens are planning ahead and talking seriously about back-to-school shopping and budgets.