Grants support ongoing engagement, innovation in education, arts and culture, civic, environment and health and human services
CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /3BL Media / -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will make five $50,000 grants to Chicago-area leaders as part of its annual Game Changer Awards, which recognize individuals who have created innovative programs and initiatives to benefit Chicago communities. The grants will fund each organization's ongoing work.
2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Grew More Than 11 Percent, Providing the Equivalent of 1,685 Jobs
September 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Bank of America Chicago Marathon contributes an estimated $243.46 million in total business activity to the Chicago economy, according to a new economic impact report. The independent study was conducted by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Regional Economics Applications Laboratory and announced today by Bank of America. Figures indicate an 11 percent growth over the 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon’s economic impact of $219.7 million.
There are two things that jump out at you while reading through AT&T’s 2012 Sustainability Report: the company has ambitious goals to reduce energy and water use, and the company collaborates with various groups, including nonprofits, to meet those goals. The collaborations are paying off as AT&T is close to meeting its 2014 goal to reduce energy intensity 60 percent from a 2008 baseline. Last year, the company achieved a 57 percent reduction.
International Society of Sustainability Professionals Will Host Stellar Line-up of Presenters And Honor New Inductees to ISSP Sustainability Hall of Fame (TM)
PORTLAND, OR, April 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ – ISSP Conference 2013, to be held in Chicago May 8-10, will feature a stellar line-up of keynoters and session presenters who will address some of today's hottest topics in the sustainability profession.
Summer 2013 Funding Will Support At-Risk Youth Programs
April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Public Safety Action Committee, recently formed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, announced plans today to award up to $2 million for proven programs that help at-risk youth for Summer 2013. The committee posted a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) with the primary focus on mentoring and enrichment programs on its website www.GetInChicago.org.