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Bonds Help Nonprofits Tackle Coronavirus Relief and Social Inequity

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In a move that could change philanthropy, foundations are asking investors to finance grant-making to nonprofits, which are essential to a post-pandemic recovery and more equitable future.

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In a move that could change philanthropy, foundations are asking investors to finance grant-making to nonprofits, which are essential to a post-pandemic recovery and more equitable future.

Memphis Library Foundation Receives $85,000 Grant to Drive Youth Literacy

International Paper awarded grant to expand Memphis Public Libraries literacy programs
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Memphis Library Foundation today announced it received a grant of $85,000 from the International Paper Foundation to support various Memphis Public Libraries programs that promote youth literacy.

Easterseals and the Abbott Fund Join Together to Advance Health Equity Through the Black Child Fund

Support for the Easterseals Black Child Fund Will Advance Early Identification and Interventions Among Black Children to Reduce Health Disparities Often Experienced in Early Childhood
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CHICAGO, February 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Abbott Fund, the foundation of the global healthcare company Abbott, is the first funder to support Easterseals' newly established Black Child Fund, with a $250,000 grant to advance health equity by addressing racial disparities in healthcare among young Black children with autism and other disabilities. The Easterseals Black Child Fund has been established to provide timely diagnosis and appropriate care to help address these longstanding disparities, which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Free Produce Markets Build a Healthier Community in the Hilltop

By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate and Foundation Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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There’s no fence around Highland Youth Garden. And that decision was intentional. 

The community garden’s leaders want to make it clear that this garden is open to everyone, even if the surrounding neighborhood has one of the highest crime rates in Columbus, Ohio.

“In our 11 years operating on this site, we’ve never had a problem in the garden,” said Shelly Casto, Highland Youth Garden’s executive director. “People are inherently good. And they recognize what is good and what is healthy. That’s why this garden has thrived.”

Benevity's “Dear 2020 Challenge” Exceeds Goal of 3 Million Acts of Goodness

470,000 people and 493 companies joined the collective movement of Goodness in December 2020
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CALGARY, Alb. – January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that its “Dear 2020 challenge”, a movement of Goodness fueled by collective action, engaged 470,000 people and 493 companies to achieve 3,357,236 acts of Goodness in December – surpassing the ambitious goal of 3 million.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Grants to Advance Housing Affordability Solutions

Mayors and nonprofits in Denver, Anchorage, Alaska, Grand Rapids, Mich., and Frankfort, Ky. receive top honors from CommunityWINS Grant Program
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SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON,  January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo today announced 2020 CommunityWINS® grants to eight nonprofits to advance housing affordability solutions in local communities.

Benevity Releases Fourth Annual list of Top 10 Causes Supported by Companies and Their People

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  • Nonprofits supporting racial justice and food security dominate Top 10 list for the first time
  • Four causes from 2019 retain their Top 10 positions in 2020
  • Overall giving is up dramatically: 2019’s Top 10 Causes see 58 percent increase in donations
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  • Nonprofits supporting racial justice and food security dominate Top 10 list for the first time
  • Four causes from 2019 retain their Top 10 positions in 2020
  • Overall giving is up dramatically: 2019’s Top 10 Causes see 58 percent increase in donations

Subaru of America, Inc. Continues Fight Against Hunger Providing 100 Million Meals* in Landmark Donation to Feeding America®

Following a Donation in 2020, Automaker Furthers Commitment to Hunger Relief Organization
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CAMDEN, N.J., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc., joined by its two regional independent distributors, Subaru of New England and Subaru Distributors Corp., today announced its continued commitment to supporting people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by helping provide an additional 100 million meals* to Feeding America®. This donation is double the automaker's April 2020 donation, in which they helped provide 50 million meals to the hunger-relief organization.

International Paper's Pensacola Mill Awards $70,000 in IP Foundation Grants to Community Organizations

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PENSACOLA, Fla., January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper’s Pensacola Mill awarded $70,000 in International Paper Foundation grants to 26 local organizations, demonstrating the company’s commitment to education, hunger, health and wellness, disaster relief and initiatives that improve our planet.

$150,000 in Grants Available to Newark-led Organizations Advancing Access to Fresh, Healthy Food

Whole Cities Foundation Newark Grant Application Window Now Open
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NEWARK, NJ, January 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit that works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health by broadening access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that Newark organizations can apply for $150,000 in grants through its annual Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant from January 13 through February 16, 2021. 

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