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BNY Mellon Awards $550,000 to Pittsburgh-area Nonprofits

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PITTSBURGH, September 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has awarded $550,000 in grants to eight Pittsburgh-area nonprofit organizations. The grants were approved during the BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s summer meeting.

STAR Sports Raises $50,000 for Young Athletes in India

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As part of its commitment to expanding access to sports in India, STAR Sports recently organized an extensive on-air campaign to raise funds for the young women of the YUWA youth football team. The campaign gathered nearly $50,000 in donations, enough for Team YUWA to travel to Minnesota for this summer's Schwan USA Cup, one of world's largest international soccer tournaments.

Community HousingWorks Launches Innovative ‘E-asy Account’ to Benefit Low, Moderate-Income Clients

Collaboration with Citi Gives Clients Holistic Picture of Financial Health Capabilities
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Technology can be Replicated by Housing and Financial Counseling Agencies Across the U.S.

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Technology can be Replicated by Housing and Financial Counseling Agencies Across the U.S.

VIDEO: Sears Heroes at Home 1,500th Rebuild

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Sears Heroes at Home, teaming with nonprofit Rebuilding Together, recently completed its 1,500th rebuild. The Heroes at Home program provides home modifications and repairs for low-income and disabled veterans and their families. To date, Sears has raised more than $18 million for Heroes at Home and this renovation -- for married veterans and Purple Heart recipients Todd and Cathy Shaw -- is one of the 1,500 projects made possible through generous donations from Shop Your Way® members and customers.

Young People Transform Their Ideas Into Action by Taking On 'The Hunt' with DoSomething.org and Toyota

Campaign marks first time the largest non-for-profit for young people and social change opens its platform to members to share their campaign ideas
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NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the first time ever, DoSomething.org, the largest not-for-profit for young people and social change, turned to its members, aged 13-25, for their ideas on how to tackle different social issues.

How Fair Trade Went From a Crazy Coffee Concept to a Global Sustainability Trend

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Don’t tell Paul Rice his idea is ridiculous. That idea you just scoffed at might just become a global phenomenon.

Rice is the president and CEO of Fair Trade USA, a non-profit organization that sets standards for sustainability and worker safety and then certifies those products that have been produced in settings that meet its criteria. Products that have been audited are stamped with the Fair Trade emblem, allowing consumers to make more educated purchasing decisions.

James Murdoch and 21st Century Fox Launch Ghetto Film School in Los Angeles

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21st Century Fox will provide financial and in-kind support for the Ghetto Film School LA and their effort to develop the next generation of great storytellers. Read more about 21st Century Fox's support of the Ghetto Film School at gei.21cf.com

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21st Century Fox will provide financial and in-kind support for the Ghetto Film School LA and their effort to develop the next generation of great storytellers. Read more about 21st Century Fox's support of the Ghetto Film School at gei.21cf.com

Strategy Challenge Leads to a New Chapter for CPNYC

Posted by Anita, Debbie, Michael, & Rovic, Team Members for Children of Promise, NYC
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For the four of us, the Strategy Challenge has offered a series of exciting opportunities to enhance our professional capabilities – presentation, client management and project management skills, to name a few— as well as an opportunity to step outside of our comfort zones to develop new skills. After working with our partners at Children of Promise, NYC for eight weeks, we faced one last challenge: the Final Event.

Guest Post: Should Nonprofits Take Donations in Bitcoin? Maybe

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Joe Waters - Selfish Giving

Recently on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Mark Feldman, Founder & Managing Director of Boston-based Cause Consulting, about the potential hazards and potholes of employee engagement.

Cisco Investment in City Year Helps to Bridge Skills Gap in San Jose

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Cisco has supported the communities where its employees live and work for close to 30 years. We leverage our resources and technology to multiply individual and nonprofit efforts to improve people’s lives. One area Cisco focuses on is improving student performance in education, particularly in underserved communities. Cisco is therefore proud to partner with nonprofit City Year, a member of the AmeriCorps network. City Year recruits recent college grads who devote one year to help at-risk students stay in school.

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