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Consumers Energy Foundation Sponsors Agri-Learning

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Thanks in part to funding provided by the Consumers Energy Foundation, funded by charitable gifts from Consumers Energy Foundation, young Michigan consumers are getting a head start on learning more about where their food really comes from.

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Pentair Announces Community Grant Recipients

In first grant cycle of 2017, the Pentair Foundation awards 14 grants totaling more than $250,000 to community-based organizations around the world
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LONDON, June 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world, recently announced its eighteenth consecutive year of philanthropic giving by The Pentair Foundation. In its first grant cycle of 2017, community grants totaling more than $250,000 were awarded to 14 organizations focused on providing services related to water, food and education.

Keep Reynoldsburg Beautiful Unveils New Dr Pepper Snapple Group Park Recycling Bins

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Residents visiting Reynoldsburg, Ohio's JFK, Huber and Civic parks will be seeing cleaner public parks thanks to a significant grant made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in collaboration with Keep America Beautiful.  

Keep Reynoldsburg Beautiful received 30 new park recycling bins in 2017 as a recipient of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Bin Grant Program. The recycling bins were unveiled at Reynoldsburg's Community Clean-Up Day on June 3 at JFK Park, and will be available at various events held within the park system. 

Minneapolis Public Schools, AchieveMpls and Cargill Partner to Boost Local Career and College Readiness By 2020

$4 million, three-year grant will support Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) STEM and college readiness programs and AchieveMpls Career & College Centers in MPS high schools
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MINNEAPOLIS, June 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ — As the school year wraps up, local partners are looking ahead with a focus on practical solutions to help close the achievement gap and prepare the future workforce.

Grants Management Software ≠ Greater Impact

Software Alone Won’t Provide Greater Insight
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That title might seem surprising coming from a grants management software company, but it’s a reality we face every day with our clients. There is no shortcut to achieving impact with your philanthropy programs. Simply buying a grants system to measure outcomes won’t get you to greater insight or greater impact. You need a plan and that’s not something you generally look to your software vendor to provide. But it turns out that we’re pretty good sidekicks when it comes to getting that all-important plan in place.

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Volkswagen of America, Inc. Recognized for Distinction in Corporate Service by the Trust for the National Mall

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HERNDON, VA., May 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Trust for the National Mall, the official non-profit partner of the National Park Service, has honored the company with its Distinction in Corporate Service Award. The accolade recognizes Volkswagen’s commitment to preserving the National Mall’s rich history and improving the visitor experience. Hinrich J. Woebcken, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, accepted the award on behalf of the company at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. yesterday.

Corporate Innovation Extends to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategies; Companies Find New Ways to Deploy Resources for Societal Benefit

Pilot study highlights diverse approaches companies are taking to do ‘good beyond giving’
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NEW YORK, May 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new study released by CECP: The CEO Force for Good,  supported by USAA, found that large companies are implementing new ways to make a positive difference for people and communities beyond traditional corporate philanthropy and volunteering.

Empowering the Aging Population to Thrive: A Conversation with Dr. John Feather of Grantmakers in Aging

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"American individualism; the notion that we work hard, we do good, we pull ourselves up by our bootstraps has in some ways devastating impact on the way we think about aging." - Dr. John Feather

JPMorgan Chase Annual Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Model for Impact

Report showcases the firm’s data-driven, strategic focus on universal drivers for inclusive growth
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NEW YORK, April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/– JPMorgan Chase & Co. today released its annual Corporate Responsibility report, highlighting the firm’s model for impact, which combines business and philanthropic resources to drive inclusive economic growth.

Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Recycling Bin Grant Brings 42 New Bins to Downtown Des Moines

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Recycle DSM (Des Moines), a partnership between the City of Des Moines, Iowa, and Operation Downtown, added 42 new recycling bins for the City's Downtown. The new bins, which were provided by a Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Public Space Recycling Bin Grant, are placed in the Historic East Village and the Western Gateway.

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