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The Resource Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

Published: 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

Published: 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 Hurricane's devastating path. The donation...

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

Published: Aug 17, 2017 – 05:18 PM EST

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA, Aug. 17 /CSRwire/ - The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation's 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: Jul 12, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

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

New Research Highlights Strategies to Drive Industry Cluster Growth

Published: 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 area's competitive industries to build stronger urban economies. Clusters represent interrelated...

Points of Light Announces Top 50 Community-Minded Companies

Published: Jun 21, 2017 – 08:30 AM EST

SEATTLE, Wash. , Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Yesterday evening, Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases...

Financial Solutions Lab Announces Winners of $3 Million Fintech Competition to Improve Financial Health of Overlooked Populations in America

Published: Jun 15, 2017 – 01:00 PM EST

Eight financial technology entrepreneurs focused on delivering innovative financial health solutions chosen to join lab created by CFSI and JPMorgan Chase Lab to continue focusing on helping startups improve and scale solutions for populations who face difficulty managing their financial lives, such as...

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