Grant to support early language development initiative
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.
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.
Grant part of Foundation’s ongoing support of conservation and sustainability
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.
Program donates $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Central Florida
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.
Grant will support growing number of users, online content and e-coaching functionality
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.
$20,000 being donated to local environmental nonprofits
SEATTLE, September 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.
Program to donate $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Boston
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.