by Lindsay LaSala, Community and Foundation Relations Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
At ScottsMiracle-Gro, our roots run deep. This year, we’re celebrating the 150th anniversary of our company, and we contribute a big part of our success to the local community in Marysville, Ohio, who’s helped us grow over the years. That’s why we’re honored to partner with The Union County Foundation to provide more resources for garden and greenspace development in our own corporate backyard of Union County, Ohio.
To enable their efforts to do good for others, charities also need to manage the commercial, structural and strategic aspects of their organisation well. For that, they need an expertise they may not necessarily have among staff members.
That’s why five UK-based charities, including the British Red Cross and Alzheimer’s Society, recently joined over 70 Banking staff at a workshop designed to provide each organisation with the advisory support and strategic guidance needed to face their unique challenges.
Hometown Grant Program to Promote Local Greenspace Development, Honor ScottsMiracle-Gro’s 150th Anniversary
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, August 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ –– Today, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation announced the creation of its Hometown Community Garden and Greenspace Grant Fund with The Union County Foundation. The fund was opened to mark the 150th anniversary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and to further support the development of thriving gardens and greenspaces in its backyard of Marysville, Ohio.
American Express to Gift $1 Million to Benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning and Co-host Yellow Ball Fundraiser with Pharrell; Missy Elliott to Headline Yellow Ball, with Featured Performances by A$AP Ferg and DJ Stretch Armstrong
NEW YORK, August 13, 2018/3BL Media/ – Today, American Express and Pharrell Williams announced an expanded partnership and joint commitment to raise awareness and support to bring more arts education to schools nationwide. As part of the collaboration, American Express Platinum and Pharrell will host a fundraising event, called the Yellow Ball, with an all-star lineup of collaborators on September 10, at the Brooklyn Museum to benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning.
More than 50 grants awarded to commemorate 50th anniversary of Fair Housing Act, honor advocates
SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo and Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced more than 50 grants awarded to nonprofits across the U.S. to promote housing equality for low- to middle-income households in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.
Another one of our favorite communities of practice is the Pledge 1% initiative, pioneered by Salesforce.com. Pledge 1% is a global movement that encourages and challenges both individuals and companies to Pledge 1% of equity, profit, product, and time for their communities.
Measuring the business impact of a purpose-driven culture
Needless to say, one of the biggest investments for any company is their people. And with skilled talent being a fundamental resource constraint for most businesses across all industries, companies must work hard to mitigate the cost of lost employees.
Company employees to volunteer as mentors to help more students achieve a college education
NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - American Express announced today that the company will join forces with Strive for College and UStrive Inc. to increase college access for students across the United States. Strive for College is a national nonprofit that provides students with mentoring through the college admissions and financial aid application process through the UStrive virtual mentoring platform.
Medtronic believes that all people deserve access to quality healthcare and well-being, and through the Medtronic Foundation, we seek opportunities to demonstrate sustainable and innovative solutions to expand access and improve health outcomes for underserved populations around the world.
Grant part of $23 million that has been committed to Feeding America® and the network of food banks to provide children with access to nutritious food
NEW YORK, May 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley Foundation today announced over $1,500,000 in grants to local food banks in 29 cities across 20 states to support hunger-relief programs that deliver food assistance and healthy meals to children and families. These grants are part of our most recent commitment, bringing our support total to more than $23 million to 200 Feeding America member food banks to help launch, build upon and sustain critical child nutrition programs through child hunger grants and expand access to fresh produce through produce grants.