Jim Kennedy

James M. Cox Foundation Announces $730,000 Grant to Grady Health Foundation

Grant to support early language development initiative
Press Release

ATLANTA, March 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $730,000 grant that will be used to pilot the Talk With Me Baby program at Grady Health System. Studies show that the fastest brain growth happens during the first three years of life, making it a critical time to introduce language development.

Nancy Rigby Promoted to President of Cox Foundations

Press Release

Cox Enterprises today announced that Nancy Rigby has been promoted to president of Cox Foundations, effective immediately. She will continue reporting to Jim Kennedy, chairman of Cox Enterprises.

James M. Cox Foundation and Jim Kennedy Donate $2.5 Million to Build Fitness Center for Emory St. Joseph’s Staff

Press Release

ATLANTA, January 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The James M. Cox Foundation and Jim Kennedy made a combined $2.5 million gift for the construction of the James C. Kennedy Fitness Center at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital. The hospital’s physicians, nurses and staff will have complimentary, 24-7 access to the state-of-the-art fitness facility.

James M. Cox Foundation Contributes $2 Million to Centennial Olympic Park’s Renovation and Expansion

Grant part of Foundation’s ongoing support of conservation and sustainability
Press Release

ATLANTA, Jan. 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $2 million contribution to help fund Centennial Olympic Park’s renovation and expansion. The park served as a focal point during the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Jim Kennedy Keeps the Cox Empire Going Strong After 118 Years

By Chris Taylor
Article

Originally published on Reuters

Vast family fortunes may be rare, but here is something even rarer: Family fortunes that last.

Whether due to spoiled heirs or investment blunders, the money is usually gone within a generation or two.

Not so with Cox Enterprises, the media giant chaired by Jim Kennedy, grandson of founder and former Ohio governor James Cox.

Ch. 2 WSB-TV Names Linda Cotten Taylor as Atlanta’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero

Program donates $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Metro Atlanta
Press Release

Ch. 2 WSB-TV and The Trust for Public Land announced Linda Cotten Taylor as Atlanta’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero. The program honors volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.   

WFTV Ch. 9 Names Shanta Barton-Stubbs as Central Florida's 2016 Cox Conserves Hero

Program donates $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Central Florida
Press Release

November 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ - WFTV 9 Family Connection and The Trust for Public Land named Shanta Barton-Stubbs as Central Florida’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero. The program honors volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.   

Atlanta Speech School Expands Access to Teacher Training with $2.8 Million Grant from James M. Cox Foundation

Grant will support growing number of users, online content and e-coaching functionality
Press Release

ATLANTA, November 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $2.8 million grant to the Atlanta Speech School to expand access to the Cox Campus and provide more learning materials. By removing physical and financial barriers, the Cox Campus provides free, online access to professional development for teachers of children from birth to eight years of age.

KIRO 7 and The Trust for Public Land Announce Helen Hoenig as Western Washington’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero

$20,000 being donated to local environmental nonprofits
Press Release

SEATTLESeptember 21, 2016/3BL Media/ - KIRO 7 and The Trust for Public Land today named Helen Hoenig as Western Washington’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero. Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, Hoenig’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. The funding will be used to support the organization’s Connecting Kids to Nature program.

Finalists Named for Boston’s 2016 Cox Conserves Heroes Program, Public Asked to Vote

Program to donate $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Boston
Press Release

September 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - FOX25 and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing Boston’s  outdoor spaces. Adam Crellin-Sazama, Tom McNichol and Hilary Seager have been selected as finalists for Boston’s 2016 Cox Conserves Heroes program, and the public is being asked to vote now through Sept. 23 at fox25boston.com.

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