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International Paper Maysville Mill Supports Local Community With Grants, Employee Giving

$65,000 in IP Foundation Grants Awarded to Community Organizations and Record Employee Giving for United Way of Mason County in 2020
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MAYSVILLE, Ky., January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper’s Maysville, Ky. Mill has awarded $65,000 in IP Foundation Grants for the 2020 grant cycle. Thirteen deserving organizations in Maysville and surrounding areas received grants to support projects focused on IP’s signature causes – education, hunger, health and wellness and disaster relief.

The community organizations that received an IP Foundation Grant include:

International Paper Foundation Awards nearly $90,000 in Grants to Selma, AL Area Schools, Non-Profit Agencies

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SELMA, Ala., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ ‒ The International Paper Foundation and Riverdale Mill recently announced $89,941.92 in grants to 23 local nonprofit agencies and schools.

“We’re proud to be able to continue our support of the schools and organizations in the Selma area. These grants will help address community needs in our focus areas of education, hunger and health and wellness. We’re confident these organizations and schools will use the funds to impact our community in a positive way,” said Riverdale Mill Manager, Jim Bruce.

Cummins Invests in the Future of 12 Black Female Entrepreneurs Through Grant Program

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COLUMBUS, Ind., January 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) are proud to announce the recipients of the inaugural WBENC Cummins Grant for Black Student Female business owners. The new grant initiative demonstrates Cummins’ commitment to future owners by providing 12 student entrepreneurs with up to $6,000 in funding to invest in their businesses.
 

International Paper Vicksburg Mill Awards $70,000 in Foundation Grants to Community Organizations

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VICKSBURG, Miss., January 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The International Paper Vicksburg Mill awarded $70,000 in International Paper Foundation grants to fifteen area non-profits in 2020, demonstrating the Company’s commitment to education, hunger, health & wellness, disaster relief and initiatives that improve our planet.

Duke Energy Donates $10,000 to Copeland Elementary School in Surry County, N.C.

Funds will help ensure that all students now have online access
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Copeland Elementary School in Surry County, N.C., a $10,000 Duke Energy Renewables grant to fund the purchase of Chromebooks for students.

Written in Her Code

How one K-8 technology teacher is making computer programming curriculum more accessible to her students
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Ask Christine Lemmon where she’s meant to be, and she’ll tell you she’s exactly where she needs to be: standing in front of a classroom – or webcam – leading lessons on JavaScript, app design and digital citizenship for elementary and middle school students at a small parochial school in the Kansas City Metro Area.  

Free Face Shields Delivered to Iowa Schools; More Still Available

Alliant Energy and ISU Digital Manufacturing Lab partnering with Iowa companies to distribute 9,000 youth face shields
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, January 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy and Iowa State University’s Digital Manufacturing Lab are partnering with two Iowa companies to provide 9,000 free face shields to schools and daycare facilities across the state.

Face shields, unlike face masks, let instructors see a child’s mouth when speaking, allowing for improved communication. These shields are specifically made for youth and fit on the bill of a hat. They can easily be trimmed to fit any size of head.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Welcomes Applications for 2021 Grassroots Grants with KidsGardening to Connect More Children to Benefits of Gardening

Annual grant program aims to increase children’s access to fresh food, garden education
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, January 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ – To support the rise in gardening nationwide and address the critical need to connect more children to healthy food, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today opened its GroMoreGood Grassroots Grants with national nonprofit KidsGardening.

International Paper Foundation Awards $90,000 to Riegelwood, N.C. Area Schools and Non-Profit Groups in 2020

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Riegelwood, N.C., January 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The International Paper Riegelwood Mill awarded $90,000 in International Paper Foundation grants to 32 area educational and non-profit groups in 2020, demonstrating the company’s commitment to education, hunger, health & wellness, disaster relief and initiatives that improve our planet.

PayPal Announces Additional $5 Million Grant Program for Black-Owned Businesses as COVID-19 Crisis Continues

Grants extend PayPal's $530 million commitment made to support and empower Black-owned businesses, strengthen minority communities and fight economic inequality
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SAN JOSE, Calif., December 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) today announced an additional $5 million grant program that will further the company's support for Black-owned businesses in the U.S., which have been disproportionately affected by the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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