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Why We Give to the Red Cross

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At Truist Foundation, we believe that all people and communities should have an equal opportunity to thrive. We take great pride in ensuring that the communities where our customers and teammates live and work are safe and strong. Our passion for supporting the American Red Cross and its work stems from the help and hope the organization delivers each day to build better lives and communities.

Truist Foundation Awards Berry College $250,000 Grant for Animal Science

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ROME, Ga., March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Berry College’s new state-of-the-art animal science building is scheduled to be completed this summer. This building is made possible by generous partners, including the Truist Foundation, which recently gave Berry a $250,000 grant.

Housing the college’s largest and most distinctive major, the 23,000-square-foot facility will enhance teaching and research in animal health and production, including genetics, microbiology and physiology.

Meharry Medical College Announces $1.1 Million Truist Foundation Grant to Limit Spread of COVID-19 Through Innovative Technologies

Funding enables expanded contact tracing to address the pandemic on a national level
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Meharry Medical College has announced the receipt of a $1.1 million grant from the Truist Foundation to develop a national model for COVID-19 contact tracing through advanced technology solutions to limit the spread of the virus, especially among minority populations most impacted by the pandemic.

Truist Foundation Awards NCIA $2.8 Million Grant

Funding to support regional expansion of Herbert J. Hoelter Vocational Training Center
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BALTIMORE, March 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Truist Foundation has awarded the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA) a $2,799,596 grant to expand its Herbert J. Hoelter Vocational Training Center (VTC) into six cities over the next two years. The funding will also support the technology and vocational training needs of current and planned centers.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Recognizes Truist and Truist Foundation with Corporate Philanthropy Award

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Boys & Girls Clubs of America, one of the largest youth development organizations in the country, recently awarded outstanding partners for their commitment to do whatever it takes for kids, families, and communities.

Truist and the Truist Foundation were among outstanding partners recognized, receiving the Corporate Philanthropy Award for its generous support of Boys & Girls Clubs and extraordinary efforts on behalf of young people in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Truist also supports workforce readiness programs for teens in Clubs around the country.

Truist Foundation Awards FIU's College of Business $1.7 Million to Expand Financial Literacy Program

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MIAMI, February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Truist Foundation has awarded a $1.7 million grant to Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) to expand the reach of a high school financial literacy program to school systems across the U.S.

Morehouse School of Medicine Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Truist Foundation

Funds will address surging demand for telehealth during and after the pandemic
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ATLANTA, February 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) today announced it has received a $1.1 million grant from Truist Foundation to expand the institution’s telehealth services that experienced a 700 percent increase in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Internet Society Announces $1M in Grant Funding to Expand Internet Access to Underserved Communities in the Southeastern United States

Grant is in Partnership with Truist Cares COVID-19 Relief Efforts
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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.

Truist Foundation Awards $1 Million Grant for Transportation Center at Trident Tech

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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.

Truist Foundation Supports American Red Cross Humanitarian Mission Through Annual Disaster Giving Program

Funding enables the Red Cross to prepare for and respond to disasters
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WASHINGTON, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/— Today, the American Red Cross is recognizing Truist Foundation, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, for supporting Red Cross Disaster Relief through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) with an annual grant of $1 million.

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