As FOX prepares for the September 23 premiere of Empire's second season, the network is partnering with the nonprofit Notes for Notes for a new initiative entitled "FOX PRESENTS EMPIRE Behind the Beat." The campaign will raise money to build fully equipped music studios across the country for young people to have free access to instruments and audio equipment, as well as professional mentors to help them hone their talent. The program will inspire the next generation to create its own musical voice.
Bill Nye, the Science Guy, is helping Verizon to encourage students nationwide to join the Verizon Innovative App Challenge - the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life.
Bill Nye, the Science Guy, helps Verizon uncover the next world-changing app idea; Tablets, $20,000 and more for winning teams
August 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ The Verizon Innovative App Challenge - the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life - is back! In its fourth year, the App Challenge calls students to gather teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and com
August 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - BJ’s Charitable Foundation announced today the donation of 56 grants to nonprofits that will impact the lives of more than 420,000 local residents across its 15-state footprint. As part of its quarterly grant cycle, the Foundation contributed $242,850 to support nonprofits that help improve the communities surrounding BJ’s Wholesale Clubs.
Grants highlight the airline’s commitment to education and the environment and focus on the impact of climate change on Caribbean tourism
July 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) recently launched a grant program focused on sustainable tourism in the Caribbean. As education and the environment are key pillars of the airline’s corporate social responsibility platform, these grants will focus on using science to improve the travel experience for customers and communities now and into the future.
The recently unveiled Benito Juarez Park in Maywood, CA, was partially funded by a $50,000 Edison International grant.
The community of Maywood in southeast Los Angeles is the most densely populated city west of the Mississippi River. Homes are built very close together and kids have little room to play. But the landscape is changing as one of three vacant lots was recently transformed into a pocket park.
“We are not really in the cosmetics business – we are in the people business. We're in the business of helping women change their lives and helping them to know how great they really are.” - Mary Kay Ash
At Mary Kay, we do a lot to fulfill Mary Kay Ash’s mission to enrich the lives of women around the world. Last month, this took the shape of a $2,500 scholarship in a partnership with the Hispanic Communicators DFW association to recognize the outstanding performance in the field of communications for Hispanic PR and Journalism students.
Madison, Wis., June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Leonardo Academy announced this week that the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development ACE Program has awarded two grants that Leonardo Academy submitted on behalf of GAIN Clean Fuel. The grant awards which total approximately $1.2 million, will support GAIN Clean Fuel ‘s construction of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations in Fairless Hills, PA and Fredericksburg, PA. Both stations will be open to the public and are located near major Interstate highways.