Urban Tree Planting Efforts Help Four U.S. Cities Tackle Environmental Challenges
LINCOLN, Neb., April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ ‒ The Arbor Day Foundation today announced a $250,000 grant from Bank of America to expand the tree canopy in urban communities and strengthen neighborhoods against the impacts of a changing climate. The funding will support green infrastructure projects in four U.S. cities: Tucson, Arizona; Kansas City, Missouri; Pawtucket, Rhode Island; and Norfolk, Virginia. The Community Resiliency Grant program supported by Bank of America is working with local nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies in the grantee cities.
MGM Resorts International employees have pledged more than $5 million this year to support nonprofit organizations serving the resort company’s host communities in Nevada, Michigan and Mississippi, as well as other regional and national nonprofit organizations. This year’s campaign results mark the largest since the 2008 recession, and will support more than 1,400 charities through grants and donations distributed by The MGM Resorts Foundation.
Eight communities receive grants of $10,000 to support local projects
STAMFORD, Conn., August 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, and Waste Management (NYSE:WM) today announced that $10,000 Think Green® Grants were being awarded to eight KAB community-based affiliates across the country.
Funding and Service Activities to Support Innovative Nonprofits in Seattle and Chicago Metro Areas
Bellevue, Wash., March 4, 2014 – Outerwall Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTR), a leader in automated retail, today announced more than $250,000 in general operating grants to support Seattle and Chicago metro area nonprofit organizations that are addressing local issues with innovative solutions. In addition to providing unrestricted funding, Outerwall is collaborating with grantees to create meaningful volunteer opportunities for its company employees.