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Benevity Data Shows That More People Gave More Money to Nonprofits in 2020 Than They Did Last Year

Driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple instances of racial injustice, 51 percent more people donated through corporate purpose programs in 2020, with 41 percent more dollars per donation
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CALGARY, Alberta, December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that 51 percent more people donated through its platform from January through October 2020, giving 41 percent more dollars per donation, and culminating in an average of $64 per donation compared to $46 the year prior.

The National Merit® ON Semiconductor Scholarship Program Invests in the Future

by Lana Hall, senior program manager of corporate social responsibility
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Each year roughly 1.6 million students from over 22,000 high schools across America enter the National Merit Scholarship Program in the fall of their junior (third) year of high school by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) and meeting published participation requirements. The top 1.25% of test-takers become National Merit Semifinalists and roughly, 90% of the semifinalists become finalists.

How ON Semiconductor is Bridging the Higher Education and Opportunity Gap

Written by Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility intern
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ON Semiconductor promotes and is a proud supporter of inclusive higher education, as it helps develop the skills and talents of society. With greater knowledge and connections, college-educated citizens help contribute to a robust workforce and healthier community. However, a higher education and opportunity gap is evident in the United States, as low-income youth face greater difficulties in pursuing, financing and completing educational goals beyond high school.

Nonprofits Receive Over $345,000 From Alliant Energy's Foundation

Grants support local projects that benefit customers and communities
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MADISON, Wis., November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A total of 139 nonprofit organizations are receiving community grants totaling over $345,000 from Alliant Energy’s Foundation. These fall cycle grants are supporting communities throughout Wisconsin and Iowa.

Communities Campaign Raises $658,787 to Support Local and Global Communities

Whole Planet Foundation will expand poverty alleviation through microcredit
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The Whole Foods Market Foundations combined forces in a Communities Campaign last month to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join causes such as poverty alleviation in the United States and around the globe through Whole Planet Foundation.

Whole Foods Market Nonprofit Foundations Raise $658,787 to Support Local and Global Communities

Shoppers and suppliers are alleviating poverty, improving children’s nutrition and expanding healthy food access and nutrition education.
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Whole Foods Market's three philanthropic foundations combined forces in a Communities Campaign in October to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s nutrition and increase healthy food access in communities facing barriers. 

Supporting Veterans Where They Need It Most

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This Wednesday, America took a moment of pause to recognize, celebrate and honor the 17.4 million veterans living in the U.S. today.

AI4ALL Virtual Summer Camp Thrived with ON Semiconductor's Help

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STEAM/STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Day, which falls annually on November 8, celebrates the importance of promoting these skills. These subjects inarguably advance society and STEAM/STEM programs promote fun and engaging ways for students to immerse themselves in these subjects. 

ON Semiconductor Inspires Youth by Supporting De BroeBELschool in Belgium

Written By Cassandra Savel, Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
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A key focus of our corporate social responsibility program at ON Semiconductor is working to align business objectives with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG 4: Quality Education. This goal aims to enable quality and inclusive education for all in addition to promoting life-long learning.

Schneider Electric's Tomorrow Rising Fund Helped 1.5 Million People Face the COVID-19 Crisis

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In partnership with 73 NGOs in 67 countries, Tomorrow Rising Fund contributed to reach 1.5 Million people receiving help to overcome the COVID-19 crisis. 

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