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Volunteers to Help Transform Louisiana Community on MLK Day of Service

Posted: Jan 15, 2016 – 03:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - In honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, 100 AmeriCorps members serving with Rebuilding Together a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing and Volunteer Louisiana will perform free critical home repair services...

Detroit Development Fund, JPMorgan Chase and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announce First Loan Recipients of the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund

Posted: Dec 03, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - The Detroit Development Fund (DDF), JPMorgan Chase Co. and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the first four Detroit-based minority-owned small businesses receiving loans and lines of credit from the Entrepreneurs of Color (EOC) Fund. The lending...

HEINEKEN USA Becomes First Brewer to Join The Recycling Partnership

Posted: Dec 01, 2015 – 10:15 AM EST

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit committed to improving curbside residential recycling, today welcomes HEINEKEN USA, its first alcohol company member, effective immediately. As a leading sponsor, the brewer will provide industry expertise to help improve...

Alliance Data Makes $2.6 Million Donation to United Way Chapters Nationwide

Posted: Nov 19, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

DALLAS, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, and its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business and Irving, Texas-based Epsilon business, today announced a $2.6 million donation to United Way chapters...

Seattle International Foundation, Tableau Foundation, & The Annie E. Casey Foundation Announce Collaborative Grant to Support Data-Driven Advocacy in Latin America

Posted: Nov 18, 2015 – 01:33 PM EST

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - Seattle International Foundation (SIF) and REDIM, Red de Derechos de la Infancia en Mexico are pleased to announce a new coalition to bring data-driven advocacy efforts for key childrens rights groups in Latin America. In...

Macomb Innovation Fund Awards $300,000 to Five Detroit-area Technology-focused Startups

Posted: Nov 18, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

WARREN, Mich.,, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - Five early-stage companies from Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties will receive $300,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase Co. The Innovation Fund is a $2.7 million effort to stimulate...

3BL Media Webinar Focuses on ROI of Community Involvement Programs

Posted: Nov 03, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

Join 3BL Media and Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship for a free webinar Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. ET.

Giving Rural Women a Chance of Entrepreneurial Success

Posted: Sep 29, 2015 – 03:21 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Bata Bangladesh, the local company of the family-owned global footwear and accessories manufacturer and retailer Bata Shoe Organization, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to train and employ 5,000 low-income rural women...

JPMorgan Chase Celebrates Opening of the Latest Community Development Project Financed by $100 Million Commitment to Detroit’s Recovery

Posted: Sep 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. today joined with partners from PK Housing, Midtown Detroit, Inc., Capital Impact Partners, Invest Detroit and Detroit Economic Growth Corporation in announcing the grand opening of the latest community development project in Detroit financed by...

BJ’s Charitable Foundation Helps Local Hunger-Relief Agencies Feed More Families

Posted: Sep 09, 2015 – 11:35 AM EST

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Sep. 09 /CSRwire/ - In honor of Hunger Action MonthTM, BJs Charitable Foundation announces today that it will provide grants to Feeding America and 21 member food banks totaling $600,000. Grants will support capacity building, food safety training and transportation costs...

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