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FedEx Awards $600,000 to 12 Nonprofits Dedicated to Addressing Climate Challenges

$50,000 grants distributed across six regions worldwide to organizations advancing sustainable solutions
Press Release

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx Cares, FedEx Corp.’s global community engagement program, recently announced that 12 nonprofits will each receive a $50,000 USD grant in recognition of their work in advancing sustainable solutions to improve the environment.

As part of the Priority Earth Global Grant Program, FedEx team members reviewed a list of remarkable nonprofit organizations around the globe. Close to 3,000 employees participated, helping to select the two nonprofits from each of the six regions that will be awarded a $50,000 grant.

Alkermes Announces 2021 Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program to Support Innovative Programs Focused on People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer

Competitive Grants Program Application Period to Begin on May 20, 2021
Press Release

DUBLIN, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that the company will begin accepting applications for its Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program beginning on May 20, 2021. Now in its fifth year, this competitive grants program will provide up to a total of $500,000 in grants to assist nonprofit organizations in their work to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness or cancer.

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
Press Release

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.

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
Press Release

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

Press Release

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.

Empowering Youth to Create Kinder, More Empathetic Communities

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At Hershey, we believe that even the smallest actions can make a big impact. Now more than ever, we want to empower all children and teens to create change within their communities. When young people take action to make the world better, they’re also building meaningful connections with others and developing critical social emotional skills that prepare them for success in work and life.

National Park Foundation and Partners Share Commitment to Helping Parks Reach Their Fullest Potential

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WASHINGTON – A new year is an opportunity to think about what impact you want to make in the months to come. For the National Park Foundation, National Park Week presents another meaningful moment to reflect on what we make possible for the national parks community and what more we hope to do for parks and people.

As such, in honor of National Park Week 2021, the National Park Foundation is celebrating our successes and sharing our goals in support of national parks.

ON Semiconductor Foundation Donates to Save the Children Korea

Donation Ceremony in Support of Child Abuse Victims in Bucheon City
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On Feb. 8, 2021, Save the Children Korea celebrated receiving a $25k USD grant from the ON Semiconductor Foundation at the Joongbu Branch of Save the Children in Bucheon City. The grant supports children affected by abuse.

Sands Academy: Supporting Career Development and Growth

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Acting under a unified global charter, Sands Academy, our global development and mentorship program, supports the career goals of our Team Members, while simultaneously improving our business operations through fostering stronger, more knowledgeable teams. Additionally, as we recognize the unique needs of our individual business regions, Sands Academy tailors its programs to the unique needs of our communities in the United States and Asia.

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