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Celebrate Main Streets This Weekend!

By Timothy J. McClimon, President, American Express Foundation
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American Express has long advocated for historic preservation and small businesses, engaging the public in activities that help commercial corridors thrive.

Partners in Preservation: Main Streets “Open House Weekend” Planned in Cities Across America

Nearly Nine out of Ten Americans Agree Main Streets Should Be Preserved; Campaign Encourages The Public to Celebrate and Vote For Their Favorites to Receive Preservation Grants
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NEW YORK, October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Main streets across the country participating in Partners in Preservation: Main Streets will host “Open House Weekend” events, October 7-9, featuring family-friendly activities ranging from block parties and live music, to walking tours and art exhibits. During the events, guests will be able to learn about the program, the districts’ histories and the importance of Main Street restoration efforts.

Take a CSR Course Online to Build Skills on Your Schedule

Register for an online course by Sept 22 and save $200 with Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.
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September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ready to advance your career and develop essential CSR skills right in your office chair? 

Online courses at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship offer the same knowledge, research, and tools that you gain from our in-person executive education, still taught by business experts and top faculty from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.

The Center's online courses are designed to be:

Consumers Energy Foundation Awards 2017 Apprentice Scholarships Honoring Fallen Employee

2 lineworkers recognized with Jeffrey Creel Scholarships at Marshall Event
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MARSHALL, Mich., September 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation is assisting two men training to become utility line workers as the second-year recipients of a scholarship honoring an employee killed on the job in 2012.

Consumers Energy Foundation Awards 2017 Apprentice Scholarships Honoring Fallen Employee

2 lineworkers recognized with Jeffrey Creel Scholarships at Marshall Event
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MARSHALL, Mich., September 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation is assisting two men training to become utility line workers as the second-year recipients of a scholarship honoring an employee killed on the job in 2012.

MGM Resorts Foundation Accepting Nonprofit Grant Proposals for the 2017 – 2018 Community Grant Fund Program

Beginning September 5, nonprofits to submit applications online at www.mgmresortsfoundation.org
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LAS VEGAS, August 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Beginning September 5, The MGM Resorts Foundation will accept nonprofit grant applications through its online portal until October 13, 2017. Funding will be awarded to local nonprofit agencies that provide services focused on strengthening neighborhoods, strengthening children and providing strength in difficult times. 

As a result of the contributions made by MGM Resorts International employees, The MGM Resorts Foundation will award qualifying agencies in Southern Nevada, Michigan and Mississippi. 

How Data has Transformed Social Good: A Conversation with Steve MacLaughlin, VP of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Steve MacLaughlin (@smaclaughlin),Vice President of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud. Steve reviews the dramatic increase in the use of data in recent years, examining how it has changed his work as technology continues to evolve. Steve explains how data has transformed the environment for social good by removing guesswork and promoting prescriptive analytics.

Creating the Conditions for Inclusive Markets

How do we get to shared prosperity?
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Inclusive markets not only are possible, but can be made more possible. Find out how in new FSG report.

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Inclusive markets not only are possible, but can be made more possible. Find out how in new FSG report.

The Pentair Foundation Announces Its Fall Global Community Giving Grant Cycle

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LONDON, August 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world, is pleased to announce that The Pentair Foundation is now accepting applications online for its global community giving grant cycle through September 15, 2017.

Boeing Renews Approach to Company’s Philanthropic Activities and Charitable Investments

Boeing Global Engagement to hone charitable giving strategy and focus
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CHICAGO, August 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced an organizational realignment, strategy update and branding refresh of the company’s philanthropic giving organization.

The new organization, Boeing Global Engagement, aims to bring greater value to Boeing, its employees and stakeholders through a renewed approach to global community investments and employee engagement activities. The restructured Global Engagement organization, which replaces Global Corporate Citizenship, will remain part of Boeing’s Government Operations function.

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