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America’s Charities Unveils New Scholarship Program To Help Improve Educational Opportunities, Build a Better-Educated Workforce, and Scale Scholarship Funding

Scholarship Program provides organizations efficient way to manage application administration, secure scholarship funding, award tax-free scholarships, and distribute scholarship funds to educational institutions
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WASHINGTON, November 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of National Scholarship Month/National Education Month, which takes place in November each year, America’s Charities is excited to unveil its new Scholarship Program, designed to help organizations provide educational opportunities for students, support professional advancement for employees, and build a better-educated workforce for the community.

Ceres Welcomes the U.S. Department of Labor’s Adoption of a New Rule Allowing Climate-Aligned Funds in 401(k)s

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Ceres applauds the U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and the agency on its adoption of a new rule—Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights—that clarifies would allow climate-aligned funds in 401(k) plans.

Principal Asset Management℠ Real Estate Strategies Score Highly for Integrating ESG Factors Into Investment Practices

For seven consecutive years Principal strategies earned a 4-star GRESB rating
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DES MOINES, Iowa, November 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Principal Asset ManagementSM announced today that its U.S. real estate core strategy and two European real estate core property strategies received 4-star ratings in 2022 from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). The ratings place all three strategies in the top 40% of GRESB participants worldwide1 and exhibit a long-standing commitment to integrate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) standards into its real estate investment practices while pursuing positive financial results for clients.

Lift Up Westchester Receives $200,000 From KeyBank To Launch Career Center for Job Training and Advancement

KeyBank Foundation’s grant will help extremely low-income and unemployed individuals gain career readiness skills and find jobs with advancement opportunities
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WHITE PLAINS, NY November 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Lifting Up Westchester (LUW), a community-based, social services agency providing life changing support to our Westchester County residents in crisis, announces receipt of a two-year, $200,000 charitable grant from KeyBank Foundation to launch a new Career Center. The Center will take a holistic approach to strengthening people’s stability and self-sufficiency.

Point Your Corporate Giving Inward This #GivingTuesday (November 29th this year) by Supporting Employees with an Employee Assistance Fund (EAF)

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In December 2021, America's Charities helped a mortgage company, with a large employee base located in Texas, launch an employee assistance fund. Little did that company know the widespread damage that would impact their employees just a couple months later, February 2022, when Winter Storm Landon caused over 375,000 people to lose power and many accidents to occur on snowy roadways as well. Fortunately, because the mortgage company had the forsight to set up an EAF with America's Charities, their disaster fund was set up properly and ready to go.

LDF: Fighting for Racial Justice Through Litigation, Advocacy, & Public Education

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The Legal Defense Fund (LDF) has been at the center of protecting the right to vote, and all civil rights, since 1940. Founded by Thurgood Marshall, LDF is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans.

CAP: Help Build Hope and Change the Lives of Millions

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For decades, Appalachia has been a region of intense and growing hardship. Children go hungry, families live in deteriorating homes, and the elderly suffer in isolation. Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) has been serving the people of Appalachia by building hope, transforming lives, and sharing Christ's love for nearly 60 years. Through donor support, dedicated volunteers, and a selfless staff, CAP now touches the lives of more than 1.5 million people each year.

WETA: Producing Content of True Consequence and Bringing Important Ideas to Life on Behalf of the Public

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For more than 60 years, WETA has served Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia with high-quality, educational cultural, news and public affairs programs and services. WETA content educates and inspires on five television channels – WETA PBS, WETA UK, WETA Metro, WETA World and WETA PBS Kids; on weta.org and the PBS Video App; and on WETA Classical 90.9 FM and classicalweta.org. Combined Federal Campaign and workplace giving contributions from individual community members have provided vital support to help make WETA’s public service possible. 

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