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Alkermes Announces 2021 Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program to Support Innovative Programs Focused on People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer

Competitive Grants Program Application Period to Begin on May 20, 2021
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DUBLIN, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that the company will begin accepting applications for its Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program beginning on May 20, 2021. Now in its fifth year, this competitive grants program will provide up to a total of $500,000 in grants to assist nonprofit organizations in their work to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness or cancer.

FedEx Announces the FedEx E-commerce Learning Lab in Collaboration With Accion Opportunity Fund

$1 million grant will be used to fund program to help businesses owned by women and people of color expand e-commerce operations
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – FedEx today announced the launch of the FedEx E-Commerce Learning Lab, a new program developed in collaboration with Accion Opportunity Fund (AOF), a leading nonprofit organization providing small business owners with access to capital, networks, and coaching.

Putting an End to Technology Abuse

NortonLifeLock and NNEDV expand work to empower domestic violence victims and survivors
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By Kimberly Bishop | Corporate Responsibility

Mastercard Commits $25 Million+ to Ensure Equitable Access to Vaccines Across the Globe, Partnering With Global Citizens VAX LIVE Campaign

Mastercard will also match donations made during the 'VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World' through May 16 up to $4 million; Citi Mastercard donations made through May 16 will be double matched up to $1 million
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COVID-19 has taken its toll in every region, every country and every community. The accessibility of vaccines and therapeutics are not ubiquitous across the globe, leaving vulnerable populations disadvantaged. Mastercard today announced a commitment of $25 million to help secure equitable access to and distribution of vaccines across the world.  

Today’s philanthropic commitment builds on the Mastercard’s support of the global health response to the pandemic through technology, data resources, philanthropic grants, fundraising as well as people to drive an inclusive recovery. 

Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

Bacardi Limited Donates $100,000 To Support India COVID-19 Efforts

Pledge to local organization Give India aims to provide assistance to local relief agencies
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Bacardi Limited announces today a USD $100,000 contribution to Give India to help the country in its fight against the COVID-19 virus. Funding provided by Bacardi is earmarked to provide immediate assistance to local relief agencies working to mitigate the worsening impact of the coronavirus pandemic in India. Additionally, the Bacardi team on the ground in India have provided funding for oxygen concentrators to be sent to a local NGO offering humanitarian aid to marginalized communities.

Supporting India Through the COVID Crisis

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The spike in coronavirus cases in India is the worst in the world right now.  Currently, the country is battling more than 412,000 active cases of COVID-19, with states like Maharashtra, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh getting hit the hardest. With thousands of new cases and deaths each day across the country, the health care system in much of the country is overwhelmed. Keeping people alive and others from getting much worse requires oxygen.

Arrow Electronics Supports No Barriers Global Impact Challenge to Inspire Student Innovation

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics is supporting the No Barriers Global Impact Challenge, an annual competition that challenges middle and high school students worldwide to address a critical barrier that matters to them. Teams of five to ten students will submit a project proposal outlining their solutions along with a pitch video in hopes of winning $2,500 to implement their ideas.

26 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Mobilized Through Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World From Governments, Philanthropists & The Private Sector Plus an Additional $302M for Medical Tools Through the Act-Accelerator

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NEW YORK, MAY 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - International advocacy organization Global Citizen announced that the VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World campaign helped mobilize over 26 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and $302 million to the ACT-Accelerator to provide equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, tests, treatments and other medical tools to the world’s most marginalized communities and healthcare workers on the frontlines.

United Health Foundation Support Fuels Medical School Charter Graduation

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The first cohort of students of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) graduated on May 7, 2021. The United Health Foundation was an early supporter, with a $3 million grant in 2016 that led to an innovative, new curriculum at the school. The grant partnership was created in response to a critical shortage of physicians in the state, and in primary care medicine, specifically.

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