Projects mark the launch of community-level conversations about energy in our daily lives as part of a broader energy Initiative that aspires to inform a societal shift toward an equitable and renewable energy-based economy
BETHESDA, Md. Aug 04, 2020 /3BL Media/ – EarthShare has awarded $150,000 in five grants to organizations that will establish community-level projects in Maryland and Pennsylvania focused on renewable energy choice and equitable energy. The Energy of One, The Power of Many Grant Program is part of a larger programmatic partnership that seeks to foster an innovative approach to the topic of energy by fundamentally changing the public conversation.
Fostering economic growth through sustainable infrastructure and inclusive programming
Jessica Oakes is a civil engineer with 14 years of experience. In her second year out of college, she took an assignment for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Afghanistan—a decision that would change her life forever. She served there as an expatriate engineer for nearly four years on two consecutive USAID projects, which focused on improving water, sanitation, energy, transportation, and vertical structures throughout the war-torn country. While in Afghanistan, she initiated a women’s internship program for engineering students enrolled in local universities.
July 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comerica Bank has teamed up with Young Entrepreneurz Solutions Organization (YES) to equip youth from low- to moderate-income (LMI) communities with financial education skills needed to pursue a career in entrepreneurship. The $100,000 contribution also will provide startup funding for students across Comerica's five-state (Arizona, California, Florida, Michigan and Texas) geographical footprint.
Comerica wants to serve as a trusted resource for financial education, especially for the unbanked and underbanked portions of the communities within our key markets. Comerica provides financial support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to developing financially literate communities, including organizations such as Project Still I Rise and the Arizona Hispanic Chamber, to teach personal finance basics to people in underbanked areas.
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Donation provides scholarships for students as part of Acts of Caring initiative
VENTURA, Calif. – July 31, 2020 – /3BL Media/ CIT Group Inc. (CIT) has announced that it has made a donation to the Ventura County Chapter of the NAACP, an organization dedicated to ensuring the educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons.
The global pandemic has forced schools around the globe to move online. But millions of students lack broadband internet and the devices necessary to access their online schoolwork. These students now fall into the homework gap and are unable to continue their education. Qualcomm supports emergency federal funding to help keep all students on track with connectivity and devices.
Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students' achievements both in and out of the classroom
BALTIMORE, July 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal today announced it has awarded approximately $95,000 in scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year to 38 Maryland students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses.