December 16, 2017

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Partners in Preservation: Main Streets “Open House Weekend” Planned in Cities Across America

Posted: Oct 05, 2017 – 03:18 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 05 /CSRwire/ - Main streets across the country participating in Partners in Preservation: Main Streets will host Open House Weekend events, October 7-9, featuring family-friendly activities ranging from block parties and live music, to walking tours and art exhibits. During...

High-Level UN Dialogue on Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend

Posted: Sep 22, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 22 /CSRwire/ - Today, at the United Nations, His Excellency Prof. Alpha Cond, President of Guinea and Chairperson of the African Union, convened a high-level meeting to strengthen the partnership with the private sector and discuss opportunities created by Africas...

The Resource Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

Posted: Sep 15, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - The Resource Foundation (TRF) is proud to celebrate its 30th year of empowering disadvantaged communities in Latin America and the Caribbean with the skills, knowledge and opportunities they need to improve their lives. Since 1987, TRF has...

CITGO Announces Donation to Assist Hurricane Harvey’s Relief Efforts in Corpus Christi and Surrounding Areas

Posted: Sep 07, 2017 – 11:06 AM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced today that it has made a donation of $500,000 to the Coastal Bend Community Foundation to assist local authorities in providing services to those afflicted by the Hurricanes devastating path. The donation...

DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation Pledges $500,000 to Support Local Little League® Baseball and Softball Programs

Posted: Aug 17, 2017 – 05:18 PM EST

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA, Aug. 17 /CSRwire/ - The DICKS Sporting Goods Foundations Sports Matter program today announced a five-year, $500,000 commitment to Little League Baseball and Softball, in support of its local districts and leagues across the country. The Foundation supports the philanthropic...

Covestro to Host Summit Exploring Purpose-driven Approach to Sustainability

Posted: Aug 17, 2017 – 11:03 AM EST

• Covestro’s THINC30 Summit brings together business, academia, public-private partnerships and Pittsburgh community • Inspirational national and local leaders gather in November to spur a purpose-driven, sustainable future by 2030

KeyBank Provides $8.7 Million in Total Financing for Affordable Housing in Portland, OR

Posted: Aug 10, 2017 – 04:26 PM EST

CLEVELAND , Aug. 10 /CSRwire/ - KeyBank Community Development Lending Investment (CDLI) has provided $8.7 million in total financing to support the non-profit Central City Concern in constructing 51 new units of affordable workforce housing that will serve individuals making between 30-60% AMI...

OppenheimerFunds Supports San Diego Community During Distribution Symposium

Posted: Aug 03, 2017 – 02:25 PM EST

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 03 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds employees supported the local community this week during its Distribution team conference in San Diego. Event attendees assembled 400 baby care packages for local military families and participated in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)...

DICK'S Sporting Goods Sports Matter Initiative Wins ESPN Corporate Community Impact Award

Posted: Jul 12, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, Jul. 12 /CSRwire/ - DICKS Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) and The DICKS Sporting Goods Foundation, which supports DICKS charitable and philanthropic activities, were honored last night at ESPNs third annual Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. DICKS received...

New Research Highlights Strategies to Drive Industry Cluster Growth

Posted: Jun 29, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

ST. LOUIS, Jun. 29 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) released a new report providing actionable insights for city leaders looking to leverage their areas competitive industries to build stronger urban economies. Clusters represent interrelated...

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