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Grantmakers – Can you answer these critical questions?

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When we ask clients and influencers in the grants world which organizations they pay attention to, the Grants Managers Network (GMN) is always on the list. The organization has a well-deserved reputation for arming its members with valuable information for implementing best practices and improving their grant making capabilities. While the breadth of their expertise is impressive, we’re drawn to the work GMN does in the area of process – helping members become more effective in terms of how they manage their grants process.

Wells Fargo Donates $100,000 for J&K Flood Relief Efforts in India

Funds will go to United Way Worldwide; company also offers a transfer waiver fee for remittances sent to India through October 31, 2014
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, October 22, 2014 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is donating $100,000 to United Way Worldwide to help with flood relief efforts in the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in northern India. Floods struck the region in September, killing at least 300 people, submerging hundreds of villages, and triggering landslides.

Wells Fargo Donates $150,000 to Fight Ebola Crisis

Contributions will support International Medical Corps efforts in Sierra Leone and Liberia
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, October 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is donating $150,000 to International Medical Corps to help fight the Ebola crisis in the West African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia. Since the initial Ebola outbreak in the region in December of 2013, the virus has spread, with more than 9,000 confirmed cases of infection and more than 4,000 deaths.

Bombardier Celebrates Opening of Three Schoolhouses in the Typhoon-Damaged Philippines

Summary: 
  • Education and support  facilities for 4,500 pupils in storm-ravaged Cebu
  • Joint project with Habitat for Humanity funded by contributions from Bombardier employees and management
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  • Education and support  facilities for 4,500 pupils in storm-ravaged Cebu
  • Joint project with Habitat for Humanity funded by contributions from Bombardier employees and management

Joe’s Burritopalooza: What Living Más is All About

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Eleven year-old Joe Redmond and Taco Bell have two things in common: a love of burritos and of showing Más Heart. When the brand heard that Joe had combined the two to help other people, they knew they wanted to celebrate and honor him in true Taco Bell style.

Toyota Green Initiative Celebrates Fifth Anniversary at State Farm Magic City Classic

MTV Personality Sway Calloway Joins Local Influencers, Green Thought Leaders to Promote Sustainability Mission
Press Release

TORRANCE, Calif., October 22, 2014 /3BL Media/  – Toyota Green Initiative will celebrate five years of partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) during the State Farm Magic City Classic in Birmingham, Ala. Launched by Toyota in 2009, the Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) is an environmental stewardship platform that educates HBCU students, alumni, and the surrounding community on the benefits of sustainable living.

CITGO, PS Food Mart And Folk Oil Company Fight Hunger In Michigan And Ohio

Local CITGO Marketer Hosts Fifth Annual Pop-Tarts® Fundraiser to Benefit Local Food Pantries and Charities
Press Release

Homer, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Folk Oil Company and 31 PS Food Mart locations in Toledo, Ohio and across south-central Michigan have teamed up for the fifth annual PS Food Mart Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts®  fundraiser to support local food pantries, after school lunch programs and churches. Between now and Nov. 2, customers can visit their local participating PS Food Mart station to purchase and donate Pop-Tarts to a local charity chosen by the store manager.

World's Leading Young Social Entrepreneurs Meet at the 2014 Enactus World Cup

University Students from Around the World to Showcase Entrepreneurial Action in Beijing
Press Release

October 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Enactus, an international nonprofit that brings together more than 66,000 student members from 1,650 universities to empower people in need, today kicked off the 2014 Enactus World Cup. The World Cup will see national champions from 34 countries compete by showcasing innovative projects that use entrepreneurial action to create real community impact.

DRW's Donald Wilson Talks about his Start in the Financial Industry

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Donald Wilson tells the story of his path into the financial industry, starting with his realization that he enjoyed mathematics and then discovering how to connect it with trading currency futures.

Taproot Foundation Launches Taproot+: Online Service that Brings Quality Pro Bono to Nonprofits Nationwide

Announcement Comes During Pro Bono Week 2014
Summary: 

$140 Million (and counting!) in professional services donated to more than 2,000 organizations through Taproot

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$140 Million (and counting!) in professional services donated to more than 2,000 organizations through Taproot

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