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Accenture Awards Leonard Cheshire Disability an Additional US$4.1 Million to Help Equip Persons with Disabilities with Job Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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LONDON, August 13, 2014/3BL Media/ – Accenture and Leonard Cheshire Disability today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded the charity an additional US$4.1 million to build on and expand their Access to Livelihoods program, which increases the economic participation of persons with disabilities around the world.

Avista Receives Grant for Smart Grid Battery Storage Research

Investment maintains momentum to modernize our grid
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July 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A $3.2 million grant from Washington Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington State Department of Commerce will help Avista invest in research to address one of the biggest challenges facing the energy industry – how to integrate power generated from intermittent renewable sources such as wind and solar into the electrical grid.

Help The North Face Explore Fund Donate $250,000 to get More Kids Outside

The North Face opens voting on Facebook to give away grants of up to $25,000 to non-profits focused on Youth
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June 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Beginning today, The North Face is inviting its community to vote for the organization of their choice to receive an Explore Fund grant of up to $25,000, giving fans a chance to be directly involved in supporting a great cause. The North Face today announced that it has awarded Explore Fund grants of $5,000 to 15 projects dedicated to getting more youth outside and connected to nature.

New Funds Help Lift Low-Income Families, Attract Businesses to Distressed Areas Across the Country

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NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In a move to help lift more families out of poverty, two longtime community development partners are driving new resources into troubled neighborhoods to revive deserted commercial corridors, build affordable homes and create jobs where they are needed most.

A $3.75 million grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) will help low-income people transform their struggling cities and rural communities into places that thrive.

GSK, The Philadelphia Foundation Announce $5 Million Charitable Grant Program For a Healthier Philadelphia

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June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] and The Philadelphia Foundation today issued the call for applications for a three-year, $5 million charitable grant for the city of Philadelphia.  The GSK IMPACT Grant will support a network of nonprofit organizations working together to help disadvantaged youth live healthier lives and contribute to a healthier community. The grant is designed to encourage collaboration among non-profit organizations and youth leaders in Philadelphia to address some of Philadelphia’s most pressing community health challenges.

Accenture Awards Save the Children an Additional US$3.2 Million to Provide Young Adults in China, Bangladesh and Vietnam with Job Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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SHANGHAI, China, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and Save the Children today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Save the Children an additional US$3.2 million to build upon Accenture-supported projects in China that create job skills training and placement opportunities for disadvantaged and at-risk young people.

Recyclebank Funds 29 Eco Projects with Green Schools Program

Philadelphia school wins most innovative project, is awarded a year’s supply of paper from Domtar in a ceremony today
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NEW YORK CITY and PHILADELPHIA, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Recyclebank®, the company that inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future, today announced that through this year’s Recyclebank Green Schools Program,  it will fund environmental projects at 29 schools across the country.

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Grants $500,000 to Sahuarita, Arizona Schools

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June 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Sahuarita Unified School District will receive $880,000 over the course of three years through the National Math and Science Initiative, which helps high school students succeed in advanced placement classes.

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation is supporting the initiative with a $500,000 grant, and other community businesses are contributing $380,000 to the Dallas-based group to bring the program to the high school students.

It will focus on advanced placement courses in math, science and English.

The North Face Opens Explore Fund Grant Applications

2014 Explore Fund grants will award $250,000 to non-profit organizations focused on outdoor exploration
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The North Face today announced the opening of the 2014 Explore Fund™ grant-giving program, which will provide $250,000 in grants to non-profit organizations committed to inspiring the next generation of youth with a passion and stewardship for the outdoors.

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