Kentucky

Five Cities in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas Offer Free Financial Counseling to Residents in Need

Financial Empowerment Centers Across the Nation Already Have Served 116,000 Clients, Helping Them to Reduce $160 Million in Debt and Build $26 Million in Savings
Press Release

NEW YORK, March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) announced the selection of five additional local governments to replicate the proven Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) model under its nationwide 

Land Betterment Corporation Sponsors Season 4 of the Middle Tech Podcast

Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., December 23, 2020 / 3BL Media / Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, further strengthens its commitment to stakeholder returns by sponsoring Middle Tech Podcast’s Season 4.  Season 4 of the Middle Tech Podcast will run from January to December of 2021 and will included 45 – 50 episodes.

UPS Longitudes | Sustainable Development in a Post-COVID World

Penny Naas @ UPS
Article

This year has unleashed an onslaught of global challenges: natural disasters, economic volatility, social protests and a pandemic that has upended our way of life and illuminated longstanding inequities. 

At the same time, as we begin to look to the future, we see some bright spots in terms of how companies are looking at the lessons from the past few months. Corporations have an opportunity to change the status quo, question decisions and start with a clean slate to develop more sustainable and equitable work policies, processes, products and investments.

UPS Announces New Environmental Commitment Supporting Underserved Communities Globally

Article

ATLANTA, Ga. September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The growing urgency of supporting environmental and social justice efforts around the world has fueled a new commitment by UPS to plant more than 50 million trees by 2030, in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals period (2015-2030).

Duke Energy Boosts Economic Development and Job Growth with $275,000 in Urban Redevelopment Grants in Ohio and Kentucky

Summary: 
  • Nine projects awarded $275,000 in Urban Revitalization grants
  • Duke Energy has issued $2.2 million in redevelopment grants to 65 projects in Greater Cincinnati since the program launched in 2011
  • Catalyst grants given to projects that aim to reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business expansion and workforce training opportunities
Press Release
  • Nine projects awarded $275,000 in Urban Revitalization grants
  • Duke Energy has issued $2.2 million in redevelopment grants to 65 projects in Greater Cincinnati since the program launched in 2011
  • Catalyst grants given to projects that aim to reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business expansion and workforce training opportunities

Duke Energy Energizes Ohio and Kentucky with Nearly $600,000 in STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Grants

Summary: 
  • Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs
  • Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives
  • Sixteen local workforce development partners receive $232,500
Press Release
  • Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs
  • Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives
  • Sixteen local workforce development partners receive $232,500

Duke Energy Awards More than $300,000 to 10 Urban Redevelopment Projects in Greater Cincinnati

Summary: 
  • Urban Revitalization catalyst grants given to projects that will reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business retention/expansion and workforce training opportunities
  • Program aims to spur additional economic development activities in the community
  • Duke Energy has issued $1.88 million in grants to 58 projects in Ohio and Kentucky since the redevelopment program launched in 2011
Press Release
  • Urban Revitalization catalyst grants given to projects that will reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business retention/expansion and workforce training opportunities
  • Program aims to spur additional economic development activities in the community
  • Duke Energy has issued $1.88 million in grants to 58 projects in Ohio and Kentucky since the redevelopment program launched in 2011

VIDEO: Experiencing the Eclipse with Our Aira Explorer

By: James Boehm, Aira Explorer
Multimedia with summary

The first time I experienced a solar eclipse I was 13. And I had my sight.

Since then, I have completely lost my vision and thought my first eclipse, over 20 years ago, was my last.

On Aug. 21, millions of people watched as the moon passed in front of the sun, creating a solar eclipse.  In some places, it was completely dark for more than 2 minutes. Hopkinsville, Kentucky, was one of those places.

JPMorgan Chase and CCSSO Announce $20 Million to Improve Career Education for Young People in 10 U.S. States

Press Release

WASHINGTON, January 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced $20 million in grants to 10 U.S. states to dramatically increase the number of students who graduate from high school prepared for careers.

Lumber Mill Reimagined as Artist Studios in Kentucky

Nearly $1.6 million in urban revitalization grants spur economic development in Greater Cincinnati
Blog

Few places in Covington, Ky., illustrate this city’s proud past, recent struggles and current renewal more eloquently than the Hellmann Lumber building.

Erected in 1877, the lumber mill was a vital part of Covington, manufacturing the millwork that trimmed many of the city’s houses. Incorporated in 1815, Covington boasts elegant townhouses along the Licking River but suffered population decline after World War II. In 2001, the Hellmann family sold the business and closed its Covington operation.

Pages

Subscribe to Kentucky