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FedEx Announces the FedEx E-commerce Learning Lab in Collaboration With Accion Opportunity Fund

$1 million grant will be used to fund program to help businesses owned by women and people of color expand e-commerce operations
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx today announced the launch of the FedEx E-Commerce Learning Lab, a new program developed in collaboration with Accion Opportunity Fund (AOF), a leading nonprofit organization providing small business owners with access to capital, networks, and coaching.

Cisco Networking Academy Benefits From Cisco Webex

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, teachers quickly reached out to students online. Cisco Webex is the solution for Cisco Networking Academy. Lessons continue through a new way of communicating, helping teachers reach students, so learning never stops.

Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

Arrow Electronics Supports No Barriers Global Impact Challenge to Inspire Student Innovation

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics is supporting the No Barriers Global Impact Challenge, an annual competition that challenges middle and high school students worldwide to address a critical barrier that matters to them. Teams of five to ten students will submit a project proposal outlining their solutions along with a pitch video in hopes of winning $2,500 to implement their ideas.

United Health Foundation Support Fuels Medical School Charter Graduation

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The first cohort of students of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) graduated on May 7, 2021. The United Health Foundation was an early supporter, with a $3 million grant in 2016 that led to an innovative, new curriculum at the school. The grant partnership was created in response to a critical shortage of physicians in the state, and in primary care medicine, specifically.

National Grid Donates 33,500 Tubs of Sanitizing Wipes to Local Non-Profits in MA, NY and RI

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May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid today announced the donation of more than 30,000 tubs of its surplus sanitizing wipes to over 60 non-profit organizations across Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York.  

La Red de Innovación e Impacto - Meet IncubatecUFRO

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Through the La Red de Innovación e Impacto program, WEC and our partners support small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) that are accelerating business development and promoting sustainable economic growth in Latin America. Meet one of our La Red members:

From Teacher to CEO: How CommonLit's Founder Is Using Technology to Impact Millions of Teachers and Students

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CommonLit is an award-winning education technology nonprofit dedicated to closing persistent opportunity gaps in literacy education. The nonprofit is best-known for operating a free online reading program utilized by tens of thousands of low-income schools. The real magic of the program is that it combines technology, high-interest materials, and research in a way that has not been done before.

Georgia-Pacific Invests in Communities

Store offers Teachers Free Classroom Supplies
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By Peggy Jaye, public affairs manager

Georgia-Pacific knows strong communities make life better for everyone: our employees, our neighbors, and our customers. We work with community based programs, service projects and disaster relief efforts, targeting our investment in the Four Focus Areas: Education, Entrepreneurship, Environment, and Enrichment of Community.

T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile to Participate in FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - To ensure households struggling to pay for Internet service during the pandemic are able to stay connected to work, education and healthcare services, T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile are participating in the FCC’s temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB).

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