May 29, 2015

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FCA Foundation Grants $100,000 to Establish National Black Farmers Association Scholarship Program

Published: May 22, 2015 – 01:44 PM EST

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 22 /CSRwire/ - The FCA Foundation today announced a $100,000 grant to support scholarships for current and future African American farmers. The National Black Farmers Association Scholarship program will provide scholarships up to $5,000 to fund agriculture-related study at...

Momentous Institute and AT&T Release Three Free Apps to Support Children's Social and Emotional Health

Published: May 08, 2015 – 02:23 PM EST

Dallas, TX, May 08 /CSRwire/ - Momentous Institute and ATT, through the ATT Aspire initiative, have released three mobile apps that can help children better understand their emotions. The organizations are using the apps to expand the reach of the best ed-tech solutions...

AT&T Aspire Kicks Off Accelerator With Five Leading ed-tech Startups

Published: May 04, 2015 – 10:05 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 04 /CSRwire/ - ATT has kicked off the ATT Aspire Accelerator for ed-tech ventures with an inaugural class of five innovative startups. Following a nationwide open call for applications, these for- and non-profit organizations were selected from hundreds to...

HBSCNY Community Partners Recognizes Four New York Area Non-Profits For Outstanding Leadership

Published: May 01, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

- Bronx-Based Per Scholas Wins First Place - Additional Winners Include Bronx River Alliance; Lower East Side Tenement Museum; NYC Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project

MBA Students Embrace Business With Purpose, Recognized by The Aspen Institute

Published: Apr 30, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 30 /CSRwire/ - Twenty MBA students - selected from nearly 1,000 worldwide - have won a share of $30,000 in scholarship money by tackling a real-life business decision at the intersection of corporate profitability and positive social and environmental impact....

Schwarzman Scholars Accepting Applications for Inaugural Class of Future Leaders

Published: Apr 15, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

NEW YORK and BEIJING, Apr. 15 /CSRwire/ - Schwarzman Scholars is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its inaugural class of scholars, set to matriculate in June of 2016. Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one year Master's degree program...

Five Grand Prize Winners Announced in the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow National Education Contest

Published: Apr 10, 2015 – 05:27 PM EST

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., Apr. 10 /CSRwire/ - Samsung announced today the five grand prize winners in its nationwide Solve for Tomorrow contest, a competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among U.S. public school students. The five grand...

International Competition to Reward MBA Students Considering Business’s Role in Society

Published: Mar 20, 2015 – 08:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 20 /CSRwire/ - Beginning today, students at 25 leading business schools will compete for bragging rights and over $30,000 in scholarships by innovating at the intersection of corporate profitability and positive social impact. Through the analysis of a new business...

DRI Launches Global Initiative to Provide Women in Developing Countries with Clean Water

Published: Feb 25, 2015 – 08:00 AM EST

RENO, Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - Imagine a day in which your access to clean, drinkable water ceased and you could not shower or bathe properly and you had no one to help you. For more than 783 million people around the world, that...

392 Colleges Compete in RecycleMania Tournament

Published: Feb 02, 2015 – 12:24 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 02 /CSRwire/ - During the next two months, classic college rivalries will break out of the basketball arena and into the recycling ring as schools compete in RecycleMania, a competition that builds school spirit and encourages waste reduction and recycling...

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