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Leading With Love: How Edith Ornelas Created the Mariposas Collective

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Edith Ornelas has a deep-rooted connection to the asylum-seeking immigrant families she brings food and supplies to in Memphis, Tennessee. She was born in Jalisco, Mexico, and immigrated to the United States when she was 7 years old with her parents and sister. Edith grew up in Chicago, then moved to Memphis in 2016, where she quickly realized how few community programs existed for immigrants.

Internet Society Extends Deadline to March 5 to Apply for Truist EPIC Grant

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Due to the severe weather sweeping across the southeastern United States, the Internet Society is extending the deadline to Friday, March 5, to apply for the Truist EPIC Grant.

The ASPCA & Subaru Loves Pets Grant Program Helps Find Homes for Thousands of Animals in Need

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Subaru of America, Inc. and the ASPCA teamed up to help animals in need across the country by hosting their largest grant program ever, in a time when support is needed the most. 

The ASPCA & Subaru Loves Pets Grant Program distributed $690,795 to 146 animal welfare organizations across 42 states and Washington, D.C. The grant funding supported virtual pet adoption events (or in-person events, as permitted) in partnership with local Subaru retailers. 

Whole Kids Foundation Garden Grant Application Window Now Open

Schools Across U.S. and Canada Invited to Apply for $3,000 Grants to Support Edible Education Spaces
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WHAT: Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving children’s nutrition and wellness,  has opened its annual Garden Grant window to offer financial support to schools that wish to start or expand edible education spaces. Today through March 31, K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and Canada are invited to apply for grants of $3,000 each to support their edible learning spaces. Grants will be awarded in the fall of 2021.

IBM Introduces $3 Million in Cybersecurity Grants for Public Schools in United States as Attacks on Education Grow

New IBM study shows nearly 60% of school staff are unprepared for cybersecurity threats - lack of training, awareness, budget and virtual learning identified as major issues
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ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2021 /3BL Media/-- IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently announced in-kind grants valued at $3 million to help strengthen cybersecurity in schools. These grants will be awarded to six school districts in the United States to sponsor teams of IBMers to help them proactively prepare for and respond to cyberattacks. Services will be delivered by teams deployed via IBM's Service Corps Program.

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.

JetBlue Foundation Provides Emergency Grants to 12 STEM Organizations Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Focused on addressing economic, gender and racial disparities and increasing diversity in STEM and aviation, the JetBlue Foundation issues rapid response grants to help STEM education programs continue to soar
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NEW YORK, February 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced a round of rapid response grants from the JetBlue Foundation. The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected funding for non-profits and education programs. To help with immediate needs, the JetBlue Foundation issued a round of emergency grants to 12 aviation and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education grantees and partners in need of financial support to continue their critical work reaching students and communities traditionally underrepresented in these fields.

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.

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