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Voya Financial Announces First-Quarter 2017 Grant Recipients

Press Release

March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the nonprofit organizations selected to receive grants in the first quarter of 2017 through Voya Foundation, the company's charitable giving arm. Voya Foundation invests in programming to help foster healthy, sustainable communities and supports local and national nonprofits with missions that advance children’s education and financial resilience.  

Below is a summary of the first-quarter 2017 grant recipients:

Connecticut Science Center – Hartford, CT

Global Impact Investing Network Appoints Prudential's Mark B. Grier as New Board Chair

Grier's Appointment Signals Leadership Role for Prudential Among Institutional Investors in Impact Investing
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NEW YORK, March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) announced the appointment of Mark Grier as its new Board Chair. Grier serves as Vice Chairman at Prudential Financial Inc. Grier’s appointment marks a milestone in the advancement of the GIIN, which will benefit from Prudential’s more than 40 years of institutional impact investing experience.

First-Ever National Geographic Teen Service Award Honors Young People Fighting Illiteracy and Climate Change in Their Communities

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21st Century Fox’s National Geographic has selected three high school students as the recipients of the National Geographic Student Expeditions Inaugural Teen Service Award, a new program recognizing young people who have demonstrated a commitment to making a difference in their communities. Alexa Grabelle, Delaney Reynolds, and Kaimana Idica will each receive $500 college scholarships, and Grab

Eighth-Grader Donates 27,000+ Books to Disadvantaged Children and Families

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This article originally appeared on Columbus Parent.

By Debbie Briner

...Books for Bedtime encourages organizations and schools to hold their own book drives to benefit the nonprofit. It also joined VolunteerMatch, which links people willing to donate their time with a cause. The Warrens said that led to companies such as The Limited and Morgan Stanley sponsoring book drives. "It was really exciting the first time. I got to tour The Limited facility," she said.

How Can Pro Bono Service Cultivate Your Leaders?

What Taproot is discovering as part of our Town Hall Series
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We should have known that when we asked our community to weigh-in and help us shape the future of pro bono service, you would show up. 

Free Webinars for Nonprofit and CSR Professionals!

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March is fast approaching, and with it comes a whole bunch of free webinars for you to sign up for!

Our first webinar of the month will be on Thursday March 2nd at 2 PM EST, and it's Now is the Time for Mobile Bidding. If you’re trying to decide if mobile bidding might be right for your auction event, this webinar is for you. You'll learn why so many smart, forward-thinking organizations are bringing mobile bidding to their auction events - and how you can do it, too!

Arrow Electronics’ Employees Volunteer with Denver-area Nonprofit Farm

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Members of Arrow Electronics’ “Young Professionals” group recently volunteered with The GrowHaus, a Denver-area nonprofit indoor farm, community marketplace and educational center.

The 25 Arrow volunteers helped to pack food bags that would be donated to local families in need, and they also washed, chopped and boxed pallets of lettuce, mushrooms, seasonal produce and eggs for distribution to local markets and stores.

Channeling Wisdom: Danielle Holly, CEO of Common Impact

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Originally published by YNPN Boston

About Danielle: Danielle Holly is dedicated to creating previously unseen pathways for individuals to meaningfully contribute to making their communities thrive. She envisions a world where every person is able to bring their values and personal mission to their day jobs, integrate healthy and sustainable personal lives and, as a result, have the drive and energy to make our communities more equitable and vibrant. 

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