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Donations to community initiatives with the intention of giving back for the greater common good.

    HU to Receive Multi-Million Dollar Commitment from the Pepsi Bottling Group and Frito-Lay Image

    HU to Receive Multi-Million Dollar Commitment from the Pepsi Bottling Group and Frito-Lay

    At a press briefing scheduled for Monday, April 24, at 11:00 AM in the Hampton University (HU) Convocation Center, HU will announce a combined $4.1 million commitment from The Pepsi-Bottling Group, Inc. (PBG) and Frito-Lay Company. On hand for the announcement will be Willia...

    Lucent Technologies supports International Youth Foundation's education, learning programs with US$14.9 million grant

    As part of its efforts to provide the next generation of leaders with the educational opportunities necessary for future success, the Lucent Technologies Foundation announced today plans to expand its collaboration with the International Youth Foundation (IYF). Using a new $...

    GE Awards $200,000 for Environmental Projects; GE Volunteers Support Community Environmental Projects Image

    GE Awards $200,000 for Environmental Projects; GE Volunteers Support Community Environmental Projects

    The GE Fund, the philanthropic
    arm of the General Electric Company, today announced nearly $200,000 in grants
    for environmental stewardship and education programs across the nation. In
    addition, volunteers from GE Elfun chapters around the globe will be

    Cisco Systems Partners with World Bank Group and International Youth Foundation's Global Partnership for Youth Development Image

    Cisco Systems Partners with World Bank Group and International Youth Foundation's Global Partnership for Youth Development

    Cisco Systems, Inc., together with World Bank Group and the International Youth Foundation, today announced a partnership with World Bank's Business Partners for Development (BPD) program to develop and expand career opportunities for underserved students around the world. T...

    Technical Assistance Nonprofits Share in $350,000 Grant from Wells Fargo Image

    Technical Assistance Nonprofits Share in $350,000 Grant from Wells Fargo

    Seven nonprofit agencies throughout California that provide technical assistance to selected small businesses in the state will share in a $350,000 grant from Wells Fargo called the Technical Assistance Initiative.

    Each of the winners (se...

    The Starbucks Foundation Grants $100,000 Through Language of Hope Program Image

    The Starbucks Foundation Grants $100,000 Through Language of Hope Program

    The Starbucks Foundation announced today that $100,000 in grant funding has been awarded to four non-profit youth organizations through the Foundation’s Language of Hope program. The recipients of $25,000 grants include The Alliance for Youth Artists and Writers in New York ...

    Longs Drugs Contributes $226,000 to Muscular Dystrophy Association in See's Candy Bar Promotion

    Longs Drug Stores today gave the Muscular Dystrophy Association a check for over $226,000, the result of a month-long sales promotion of See’s Candies chocolate bars in 385 Longs stores in five western states.
    The check was presented by Long’s President and CEO Steve R...

    Ford Motor Company Announces Boost America! Campaign to Protect the Forgotten Child Image

    Ford Motor Company Announces Boost America! Campaign to Protect the Forgotten Child

    Ford Motor Company announced today that it is leading a unique national partnership of prominent safety-minded organizations to reverse a tragic transportation reality—most of the nation’s 20 million children ages four to eight ride in motor vehicles either unprotected, or u...

    Microsoft Grant to Help Close Digital Divide for American Indians Image

    Microsoft Grant to Help Close Digital Divide for American Indians

    For American Indians, the "digital divide" can feel more like the "digital Grand Canyon." In addition to being the poorest of America’s ethnic minorities, many American Indians live on reservations notorious for their scant natural resources and isolated locations. Many youn...

    PowerUP Unveils 250 New Sites in 43 States Connect Underserved Youth to Technology and Resources By End of 2000

    PowerUP, the groundbreaking national initiative to give underserved youth access to technology and guidance on how to use it, today unveiled its first wave of 250 new fully-equipped and staffed sites to be launched nationwide in 43 states by the end of 2000.

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