March 27, 2015

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Bank of America, Water.org Partner to Provide Clean Water and Opportunity in Southern India

Published: Mar 24, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Mar. 24 /CSRwire/ - Bank of America today announced a $1 million grant to Water.org, a global organization that provides innovative, community-led and market-based solutions that change lives through safe water and sanitation. The grant will empower 100,000 people in southern...

21st Century Fox Partners with Give a Note Foundation to Honor 'Glee' Finale by Supporting School Music Programs

Published: Mar 24, 2015 – 10:15 AM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Mar. 24 /CSRwire/ - 21st Century Fox and the Give a Note Foundation today announced the establishment of the 21st Century Fox Give a Note Grants, which will support up to 20 under-funded music education programs at schools across the...

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...

Pentair Delivers Sustainable Access To Clean, Safe Water For More Than 1 Million People Around The World

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

MANCHESTER, U.K., Mar. 20 /CSRwire/ - As a global manufacturer with the resources, technologies and expertise to make a positive impact in the world, Pentair is pleased to announce that its Project Safewater efforts have provided over 1 million people with sustainable, safe...

The North Face Announces 2015 Explore Fund Grants Open for Applications

Published: Mar 17, 2015 – 02:20 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - The North Face today announced the 2015 Explore Fund grant-giving program is now open through April 17, 2015 for applications and $500,000 will be awarded to organizations this year. The Explore Fund provides grants to organizations that...

Ethiopia’s First Fortified Wheat Will Improve Nutrition for Millions

Published: Mar 16, 2015 – 08:15 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - This month marks a watershed moment in nutrition and food security in Ethiopia: For the first time ever, local producers will begin fortifying wheat flour with the vitamins and minerals children need to develop and adults need...

Cross Border Exchange Program to Benefit Nearly 10,000 Students and Educators from the US and Mexico

Published: Mar 12, 2015 – 01:54 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Mar. 12 /CSRwire/ - A new exchange program will strive to improve education by providing teaching professionals in both the United States and Mexico with new methods and educational approaches to help increase the quality of education for nearly 10,000 students....

The Rensselaerville Institute and Versaic Announce Partnership

Published: Mar 11, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

DELMAR, NY and SAN MATEO, CA, Mar. 11 /CSRwire/ - The Rensselaerville Institute (TRI) and Versaic announced a partnership today that will bring new capabilities to grant makers committed to building and improving impact through their philanthropic giving. The shared vision for this...

Disney Invests in America’s Future Leaders with $1 Million Commitment to UNCF

Published: Mar 06, 2015 – 03:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 06 /CSRwire/ - UNCF (United Negro College Fund), one of the nation's leading minority scholarship organizations, announced a $1 million commitment from The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) to provide scholarships to outstanding African American students and give them the...

Capital One Launches $150 Million Initiative to Help More Americans Succeed in a Digital Economy

Published: Mar 05, 2015 – 07:31 PM EST

MCLEAN, Va., Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - Capital One today announced it will focus $150 million in community grants and initiatives over the next five years to help empower more Americans to succeed in an ever-changing digitally-driven economy. With its new Future EdgeSM initiative,...

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