NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In a move to help lift more families out of poverty, two longtime community development partners are driving new resources into troubled neighborhoods to revive deserted commercial corridors, build affordable homes and create jobs where they are needed most.
A $3.75 million grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) will help low-income people transform their struggling cities and rural communities into places that thrive.
June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] and The Philadelphia Foundation today issued the call for applications for a three-year, $5 million charitable grant for the city of Philadelphia. The GSK IMPACT Grant will support a network of nonprofit organizations working together to help disadvantaged youth live healthier lives and contribute to a healthier community. The grant is designed to encourage collaboration among non-profit organizations and youth leaders in Philadelphia to address some of Philadelphia’s most pressing community health challenges.
Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
SHANGHAI, China, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and Save the Children today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Save the Children an additional US$3.2 million to build upon Accenture-supported projects in China that create job skills training and placement opportunities for disadvantaged and at-risk young people.
Philadelphia school wins most innovative project, is awarded a year’s supply of paper from Domtar in a ceremony today
NEW YORK CITY and PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Recyclebank®, the company that inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future, today announced that through this year’s Recyclebank Green Schools Program, it will fund environmental projects at 29 schools across the country.
June 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Sahuarita Unified School District will receive $880,000 over the course of three years through the National Math and Science Initiative, which helps high school students succeed in advanced placement classes.
The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation is supporting the initiative with a $500,000 grant, and other community businesses are contributing $380,000 to the Dallas-based group to bring the program to the high school students.
It will focus on advanced placement courses in math, science and English.
2014 Explore Fund grants will award $250,000 to non-profit organizations focused on outdoor exploration
The North Face today announced the opening of the 2014 Explore Fund™ grant-giving program, which will provide $250,000 in grants to non-profit organizations committed to inspiring the next generation of youth with a passion and stewardship for the outdoors.
The initiative is fueled by The North Face and will invest in the best ideas driven by colleges and universities that activate a new generation of outdoor champions.
March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Outdoor Nation, the signature program of the Outdoor Foundation, in partnership with The North Face, is launching the first-ever Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge -- working with colleges and universities across America to get more young people outside and active. For the next month, Outdoor Nation and The North Face are on the search for the top schools with the best ideas of how to inspire students to recreate outdoors.
In the midst of one of the coldest winters on record, spring time is coming soon! That’s why we are excited to celebrate Plant a Flower Day. The day is meant to encourage everyone to get outside and to help beautify our surroundings. One great way to participate is to start or get involved in a local community garden.
Darden is proud to announce another year of our Restaurant Community Grants Program, a partnership between the Darden Foundation and our restaurants to support local nonprofits in the communities we serve.
December 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) has awarded the Café Femenino Foundation a $46,200 grant to support poverty reduction programs in Colombia and Peru in 2014. These funds will be directed toward coffee-producing communities in the Cauca Region of Colombia and throughout Northern Peru in communities located in Lambayeque, San Martin, Amazonas and Cajamarca.