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NASCAR Driver Erik Jones, CRAFTSMAN® and Ace Hardware Team Up to Support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals®

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Stanley Black & Decker's iconic CRAFTSMAN® brand has teamed up with Ace Hardware Foundation and Erik Jones of Joe Gibbs Racing to raise funds and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals.

Celebrating the 14th annual Racing for a Miracle program, the companies will donate $100,000 to support the vital work of CMN Hospitals while also providing four CMN Hospitals children an unforgettable experience at this weekend’s Charlotte NASCAR Cup Race.

Comedy Central, MTV and VH1 to Florida: Let People Exercise Their Voting Rights

By Leon Kaye
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In the 2018 election, Florida voters by almost a 30-point margin approved Amendment 4, which reinstated voting rights to an estimated 1.4 million Sunshine State residents who had past felony convictions.

cdcb Receives $300,000 Grant to Support Housing Affordability for the Rio Grande Valley During and After COVID-19

Grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation is part of $175 million commitment to assist communities impacted by the pandemic
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BROWNSVILLE, Texas , October 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – cdcb | come dream. come build. today announced a $300,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, which will enable the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) to help keep people housed, financially secure and growing wealth during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The grant for cdcb is one of six grants awarded to CDFI’s that support housing and community development in rural communities with persistent poverty across the U.S.

How Can Pro Bono Counter Inequities in Nonprofit Funding?

[Webinar] Explore systemic inequity in philanthropy and how pro bono can make a difference.
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Giving Little Green Thumbs a Head Start: How the GroMoreGood Garden Grant Helped an Ohio School Flourish

By Lindsay LaSala, corporate and foundation communications manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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In a normal school year, teachers play a critical role in keeping our kids curious, engaged and excited to learn. But this school year will be anything but normal. As schools throughout the country continue to balance remote learning with in-person classes, this already tough job has gotten even more difficult and more important than ever.  

How to Keep Students Drug Free and School-Focused

Cathleen Drew, prevention program manager, community outreach and prevention support at DEA
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As people continue to practice safe social distancing, the isolation of remaining at home may drive some to seek escape in dangerous ways, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges.

STAPLES Center to Serve as General Election Vote Center

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The LA Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, LA Sparks, STAPLES Center, AEG and the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder/County Clerk have announced that STAPLES Center will serve as a Vote Center in the upcoming Presidential General Election for 11 days, the maximum number of days the County will facilitate in-person voting.

Employee Engagement in CSR Partnerships

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In an age where companies are becoming increasingly engaged with their communities through their corporate work, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is fast evolving into an all-encompassing endeavor. The Satell Institute, based in Philadelphia, PA, a Think and Do Tank Dedicated to Corporate Social Responsibility, — fosters such partnerships between corporations and nonprofits.

CASE Announces “Call for Entries” for the 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant

Grant provides $25,000 in free equipment use/rental to a winning community to repair and/or build local infrastructure or other critical systems.
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October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CASE Construction Equipment, a global construction equipment brand of CNH Industrial N.V., has issued the call for entries for the 2021 Dire States Equipment Grant. Submissions can be made now at DireStates.com/Grant. The entry deadline for the 2021 grant is December 31, 2020, and the winner will be announced in January 2021. 

Trane Technologies and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Reduce New Homeowners' Costs and Environmental Impact

Homeowner education initiative supports maintenance of affordable, healthier homes
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DAVIDSON, N.C., October 6, 2020 /3BL Media/  — A family’s first home brings excitement and emotions, opening up possibilities and providing a foundation for stability and growth. Becoming a new homeowner also brings new challenges and responsibilities of maintenance and repairs to keep the home safe and comfortable.

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