December 05, 2016

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OppenheimerFunds Supports Boston Community During Distribution Symposium

Posted: Aug 23, 2016 – 11:00 AM EST

BOSTON, Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds employees supported the local community during its recent Distribution Symposium in Boston. Conference attendees assembled 30 toddler beds, 100 blankets, and 100 superhero capes for children in Boston Cares partner programs. The firm also provided a $10,000...

MGM Resorts Foundation Now Accepting Nonprofit Grant Proposals for the 2016 – 2017 Community Grant Fund Program

Posted: Aug 19, 2016 – 01:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 19 /CSRwire/ - The MGM Resorts Foundation will accept nonprofit grant applications through its online portal until Sept. 23, 2016. Funding will be awarded to local nonprofit agencies that provide services focused on strengthening neighborhoods, strengthening children and providing strength...

The Costa Crociere Foundation Lanches 6 New Social Betterment and Marine Environmental Projects

Posted: Jul 22, 2016 – 03:19 PM EST

GENOA, Jul. 22 /CSRwire/ - The Costa Crociere Foundation (www.costa-crociere-foundation.com) has concluded the annual selection process reserved for Italian non-profit organizations and has chosen six new social betterment and marine environmental protection projects for funding. During the period of the call for proposals...

Pact and Chevron Launch Integrated Program to Fight HIV and AIDS in Nigeria

Posted: Jul 18, 2016 – 09:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jul. 18 /CSRwire/ - Today, Pact and Chevron announced the launch of PROMOT II, a $1.5 million, two-year initiative to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The initiative, launching this week during the 21st International...

Introducing The Renewal Project: A Social Newsroom at America’s Intersection of Innovation, Community and Social Good

Posted: Jun 13, 2016 – 03:53 PM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill. and WASHINGTON, D.C., Jun. 13 /CSRwire/ - Allstate and Atlantic Media Strategies (AMS), a division of The Atlantic, today announced the launch of The Renewal Project, a social-first website and newsroom that will spotlight individuals and organizations advancing social good and...

Two Mexico City Landmarks Reopen With Support From The Tiffany & Co. Foundation

Posted: Jun 09, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 09 /CSRwire/ - The Tiffany Co. Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the newly restored Xochipilli Fountain and Composers Passage in Mexico Citys Chapultepec Park, one of the oldest public parks in the world. In 2014, the Foundation...

Hilton Prize Coalition Releases Film Highlighting Role of Development Organizations in Humanitarian Response to Nepal Earthquake

Posted: Jun 08, 2016 – 05:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 08 /CSRwire/ - The Hilton Prize Coalition, an independent alliance of the 20 winners of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, announced the release of its short documentary film, On Shifting Ground, about the disaster relief efforts of development organizations in...

Walmart Foundation Donates $1 Million to Support The Salvation Army’s Hunger Programs

Posted: Jun 02, 2016 – 11:13 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - As part of its commitment to addressing hunger, the Walmart Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to The Salvation Army to aid the national nonprofits hunger relief programs. Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have partnered with The...

Walmart Celebrates Anniversary of Veterans Welcome Home Commitment with Announcement of 130,828 Veteran Hires

Posted: May 24, 2016 – 02:58 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark, May 24 /CSRwire/ - Today, Walmart announced it has hired 130,828 veterans since it announced its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013*. Of those veteran hires, 15,176 have been promoted to jobs with higher pay and greater responsibility. On Memorial...

HARTMANN Partners with International Humanitarian Aid Organisation Care for First Social Impact Mission

Posted: Apr 20, 2016 – 04:01 PM EST

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - This morning, three employees from HARTMANNs offices in Germany, South Africa and Australia will wake up at nearly 3,000 meters above sea level. Their expedition cements a new, three-year partnership between HARTMANN and leading international humanitarian aid...

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