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Duke Energy Awards $375,000 in Grants to South Carolina Tutoring Programs, Education Initiatives Impacted by Pandemic

Funding supports after-school and summer programs that mentor students while improving literacy skills. Grants also address social justice, racial equity needs in K-12 education.
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GREENVILLE, S.C., April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy announced the recipients of $375,000 in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to South Carolina organizations that will fund tutoring and reading programs in underserved and minority communities to combat learning gaps created by the pandemic.

The funds will also support environmental education programs for Title 1 schools and culturally relevant professional development, particularly as it pertains to racial equity in education.

When Everyone Is an Activist: New Benevity Data Shows the Corporate World Did, in Fact, Deliver on Purpose in 2020

In light of the global awakening to the power of social justice movements, Benevity’s inaugural report sheds light on the state of corporate purpose and the fast-changing ESG landscape
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CALGARY, Alberta, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released its inaugural State of Corporate Purpose, a first-of-its-kind report from Benevity Impact Labs that takes a comprehensive look at the ESG landscape as business continues to be the most trusted institution.

Bacardí® Legacy Cocktail Competition Fondeará Proyectos Creativos a Través de ‘El Coco Grant’, Una Beca Para Bartenders

La final global de 2020 postpuesta será virtual este año a medida que se cambia el enfoque hacia ayudar a los finalistas y la industria de bares en general a recuperarse de un año enormemente desafiante.
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, 25 marzo 2021 /3BL Media/ – Bacardí se complace en anunciar que cambiará el formato de la final global de BACARDÍ Legacy 2020 pospuesta para ofrecer a los competidores la oportunidad de obtener una beca de 5.000 dólares, además de competir por el título mundial en una final virtual en junio. La subvención financiará el tiempo de cada competidor para diseñar y desarrollar un proyecto o empresa que apoye la recuperación de la industria, luego del enorme impacto que la pandemia ha tenido en el mundo de la coctelería.

Bacardí® Legacy Cocktail Competition To Fund Creative Project Ideas via ‘El Coco’ Bartender Grants

The postponed 2020 Global Final will go virtual this year as emphasis is shifted towards helping the finalists and wider bar industry recover from a hugely challenging year.
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 25 2021 /3BL Media/ – Bacardi is delighted to announce that it will re-work the format of the postponed 2020 BACARDÍ Legacy Global Final to offer all competitors the opportunity to secure a US$5,000 grant, in addition to competing for the global title in a virtual final in June. The grant will fund each competitor’s time to devise and develop a project or enterprise that supports the industry’s recovery, following the huge impact that the pandemic has had across the bartending world.  

Fifth Third Foundation Announces Recipients of $1.2 Million in Grants for Black, Woman-owned Businesses

Grants Made Available Through Innovation Meets Main Street Program
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CINCINNATI, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Fifth Third Foundation today announced the recipients of $1.2 million in grants for Black, woman-owned businesses and the organizations that serve them through the Innovation Meets Main Street: Boosting Black, Woman-owned Businesses program, which was announced in September 2020.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee Issues Call for Grant Proposals

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2022 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming, whether through direct carbon avoidance, climate communication, climate education, industry engagement, or otherwise.

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2022 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming, whether through direct carbon avoidance, climate communication, climate education, industry engagement, or otherwise.

Cummins Provides $3 Million to Aid Local Black-Owned Small Businesses

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Much needed help is coming to small Black-owned businesses in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Memphis, Tennessee; Indianapolis and Columbus, Indiana. 

Small Black-owned businesses have an opportunity to receive grants from Cummins Inc., through Community Development Financial Institutes (CDFI), non-profit charitable organizations and municipal partners. 

15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Benevity Launches Free Resources to Help Companies “Move the Needle” on Vaccination Efforts

Curated “activation toolkit” includes pre-packaged giving and volunteering content to support vetted nonprofits with vaccine rollout
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CALGARY, Alberta, March 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced the availability of a free activation toolkit that companies can use to engage their people and communities in supporting the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination effort. The kits, which are typically exclusive for Benevity client companies, include plug-and-play content that helps their people discover and support big awareness days and environmental and social crises.

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