April 25, 2015

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The Lemelson Foundation Awards $706,000 Grant for Oregon MESA

Published: Apr 23, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore., Apr. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Lemelson Foundation has awarded a grant totaling $706,000 to the Portland State University Foundation to support Oregon MESA's (Math Engineering Science Achievement) statewide invention education activities that build on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills....

Target Sponsors HACR’s 23rd Annual Symposium and Annual Programs in Atlanta

Published: Apr 21, 2015 – 01:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 21 /CSRwire/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), is pleased to announce that Target will once again sponsor its 23rd Annual Symposium, Corporate Directors Summit (CDS), and Corporate Executives Forum (CEF). HACR will host its 2015 Programs in...

Apr 22, 2015 – 2015 Global Philanthropy Forum Conference

Event Posted: Apr 21, 2015 – 08:43 AM EST

This years Conference will focus on global challenges where business, philanthropy and government have clear positive roles to play both separately and collectively. Program tracks, teed up by plenary panels and analyzed deeply during Working Group sessions will consider methods for combating large-scale...

2015 Global Philanthropy Forum Conference Focuses on Tough Challenges for Business, Governments and Philanthropists

Published: Apr 21, 2015 – 08:05 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr. 21 /CSRwire/ - The annual Global Philanthropy Forum Conference, kicking off this week in Washington, D.C., will focus on global challenges where business, philanthropy and government have clear positive roles to play - both separately and collectively. Top philanthropists, social...

American Red Cross and Dell Expand Partnership, Using the Power of Social Data to Support Disaster Relief and Blood Donor Services

Published: Apr 20, 2015 – 01:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC, Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - The American Red Cross and Dell are joining forces to show how social media and social data can help solve a broad range of humanitarian issues with the opening of a Digital Operations Center in San Jose,...

Major Leaguers Award $40,000 in College Scholarships to Reward Youth Community Involvement

Published: Apr 17, 2015 – 04:14 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 17 /CSRwire/ - Major League baseball players will award $2,000 college scholarships to 20 outstanding high school students in recognition of their dedication to community service and tireless efforts to encourage others to get involved with causes they believe in,...

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...

Gibson Oil & Gas and Jersey Mike’s Conclude Month Of Giving

Published: Apr 13, 2015 – 10:55 AM EST

LAURINBURG, N.C., Apr. 13 /CSRwire/ - Jersey Mike's Subs, in collaboration with Gibson Oil Gas Co., a local CITGO Petroleum Corporation Marketer, recently concluded the third annual Month of Giving with a special Day of Giving on March 25. On this particular day,...

BJ’s Feeding Communities Program Achieves Donation Milestone of 30 Million Pounds

Published: Apr 09, 2015 – 10:15 AM EST

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Apr. 09 /CSRwire/ - BJ's Wholesale Club announced today that its Feeding Communities program achieved a major giving milestone as 30 million pounds of nutritious food has been donated to local Feeding America food banks since its launch in November 2011....

Socially Responsible Shopping Crawls Upward While Charitable Giving Makes a Comeback in Third Annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex)

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

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Apr. 08 /CSRwire/ - All signs point toward continued, albeit modest, growth in social enterprise and the number of Americans who are doing more good with their daily spending, according to the third annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index (#CCSIndex). In total,...

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