By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate and Foundation Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
There’s no fence around Highland Youth Garden. And that decision was intentional.
The community garden’s leaders want to make it clear that this garden is open to everyone, even if the surrounding neighborhood has one of the highest crime rates in Columbus, Ohio.
“In our 11 years operating on this site, we’ve never had a problem in the garden,” said Shelly Casto, Highland Youth Garden’s executive director. “People are inherently good. And they recognize what is good and what is healthy. That’s why this garden has thrived.”
470,000 people and 493 companies joined the collective movement of Goodness in December 2020
CALGARY, Alb. – January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that its “Dear 2020 challenge”, a movement of Goodness fueled by collective action, engaged 470,000 people and 493 companies to achieve 3,357,236 acts of Goodness in December – surpassing the ambitious goal of 3 million.
Mayors and nonprofits in Denver, Anchorage, Alaska, Grand Rapids, Mich., and Frankfort, Ky. receive top honors from CommunityWINS Grant Program
SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo today announced 2020 CommunityWINS® grants to eight nonprofits to advance housing affordability solutions in local communities.
Inspirational partners demonstrate progress tackling poverty amid the pandemic
LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - UNFCU Foundation today named eight organizations the recipients of its 2021 grants. Each positively changed the trajectories of marginalized communities in Africa and the United States in 2020. Such momentum furthers the Foundation's mission to sustain the path out of poverty through healthcare and education for women and children.
Grant is in Partnership with Truist Cares COVID-19 Relief Efforts
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 19, 2021, /3BL Media/ — The Internet Society today announced a new grant program, Expanding Potential in Communities, or Truist EPIC Grant, to support broadband initiatives that help alleviate disparities in education, employment and social welfare in the southeastern United States. These grants will expand broadband access in communities with complementary Internet connectivity solutions such as community networks.
PENSACOLA, Fla., January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper’s Pensacola Mill awarded $70,000 in International Paper Foundation grants to 26 local organizations, demonstrating the company’s commitment to education, hunger, health and wellness, disaster relief and initiatives that improve our planet.
CHARLESTON, SC, January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Truist Foundation has awarded the Trident Technical College Foundation a $1 million grant to support the college’s effort to create the Truist Transportation and Logistics Center on the college’s Berkeley Campus in Moncks Corner.
Whole Cities Foundation Newark Grant Application Window Now Open
NEWARK, NJ, January 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit that works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health by broadening access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that Newark organizations can apply for $150,000 in grants through its annual Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant from January 13 through February 16, 2021.