Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Truist Launch $3 Million Scholarship Program to Support HBCU Students

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WASHINGTON, DC, November 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the largest organization representing the Black College Community, has partnered with Truist to launch a new scholarship program to meet the needs of students at historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and those from marginalized and underserved communities.

Truist Board Members Honored and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment Recognized with Awards


Truist’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) was recognized recently by several organizations, including a prestigious honor for several of our board members.

Savoy magazine named K. David Boyer Jr., Agnes Bundy Scanlan, Linnie M. Haynesworth, and Frank P. Scruggs Jr. to its Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list. Savoy is a national publication that showcases and drives positive dialogue about Black culture.

Appalachian Community Capital Receives $1M Grant From Truist Foundation to Strengthen and Stabilize Diverse Small Businesses

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CHRISTIANSBURG, Va., November 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Appalachian Community Capital (ACC) today announced it received a $1 million grant from Truist Foundation to strengthen and stabilize ACC member community development financial institutions (CDFIs) serving small businesses impacted by COVID-19 related losses. ACC will also provide grants to members who will use the funds for operational support and direct technical assistance to minority- and women-owned small businesses and nonprofit borrowers in the region.

Truist Ignites Purpose...YEAH!

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Purpose is powerful – powerful enough to forge alliances like the one between Truist and Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Usher. During our Fall Workplace Giving and Doing campaign, our Generations Engagement Network Business Resource Group is highlighting a purposeful relationship between Truist and Usher's foundation, Usher's New Look, a nonprofit partner we've supported for several years.

Truist Recognizes National Veterans and Military Families Month

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Truist is honored to usher in the observance of National Veterans and Military Families Month in November.

With the leadership of our Supporting Emergency Responders & Veterans Engagement Business Resource Group, we’re engaging our teammates in a host of events to recognize, celebrate and show our gratitude for the many sacrifices made by veterans in all military branches and their families and emergency responders.

Skills for Cities: Common Impact to Connect Corporate and Nonprofit Worlds to Advance Efforts Around Racial and Digital Equity

One-day skills-based volunteer event will bring nonprofits together with their corporate peers to create actionable solutions for capacity-building challenges
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NEW YORK, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Among the many consequences of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the outsized negative impact it has had on communities of color and the organizations that serve them. Pre-existing challenges like the digital divide have been exacerbated, with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) facing less access to reliable internet service and the devices needed to access digital work opportunities, online education, and, increasingly, essential needs like healthcare.

$2M Grant to UNC-Chapel Hill Program Will Rebuild, Fortify Local Economies Across North Carolina and Beyond

Funding from the Truist Foundation will support equitable economic development for communities hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic
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Chapel Hill, N.C., October 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced new programming that will transform economically distressed communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Focusing on powerful partnerships, the programs will help build resilient local economies with more job opportunities and business growth in North Carolina and across the country.

In Case You Missed It: Creating Equitable Access to Capital for Black-Owned Businesses


If you didn’t get a chance to tune in, Yelp held their “Creating Equitable Access to Capital” panel during its annual Black in Business Summit, which you can watch now. The panel featured three leaders in equitable financial services.

Truist Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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In a world where, on average, 1 in 4 people live with a disability, Truist offers an inclusive environment for our differently-abled teammates and clients, including those caring for loved ones with disabilities.

Faith and Financing Create Better Care for Atlanta's Homeless


People start lining up outside of Mercy Care as early as 6 a.m. They’re hoping for help at one of the few walk-in health care spots in the clinic. Steve Siler sees them on his way into the office. Sometimes they’ll hold the door for him. They’re always in need. But that’s why he’s there.


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