PLAINFIELD, Ind., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- With $400,000 in funding from Duke Energy, Indiana's key consumer groups are awarding 16 not-for-profit organizations grants to help finance the installa
NEW YORK October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the nonprofit organizations that received grants in the third quarter of 2017 through Voya Foundation, the company’s charitable giving arm. Voya Foundation invests in programming to help foster healthy, sustainable communities and supports local and national nonprofits with missions that advance children’s education and financial resilience.
New research demonstrates the long-term impact of skills-based volunteering (SBV) on the social sector. As highlighted in our article, The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteeringfeatured in Stanford Social Innovation Review's Fall 2017 issue, Common Impact embarked on a study to quantify the longitudinal impact of SBV on the social sector and heard first-hand about the transformational impact from our nonprofit partners.
General Motors, The Skillman Foundation and the Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance are collaborating to revitalize and strengthen the Cody Rouge community in Detroit. The groups will amplify collective strengths and capital – both human and financial – to achieve measureable positive change in the neighborhood, which recently announced a strategic, resident-led transformation plan.
GM will invest $225,000 to three nonprofits to support classroom readiness, sustainable employment and neighborhood revitalization, an approach aligning with GM’s social impact strategy for Detroit.
How Indiana University Bloomington diverted 300 tons of waste from landfills, kept students on budget
Indiana University Bloomington found a way to turn trash into treasure. At the end of each spring semester, the university’s sustainability office and the City of Bloomington collect items that students left in their apartments for the Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale.
At a glance, they seem like an odd couple. One is an on-demand ridesharing firm and the other a nonprofit committed to restoring the earth’s essential ecosystems. But connected they are thanks to an ingenious collaboration made possible by VMware. The effort — a win, win, win for all three partners — brings to life VMware’s mission to be a force for good in the world.
As a Butler Alumnus, I was beyond proud that our small school from Indiana showed everyone that they could compete with the country’s basketball powerhouses. Existing fans like me grew more enthusiastic, and the team gained countless new Bulldog supporters as others around the country jumped on the underdog bandwagon.
With volunteerism on the rise in the U.S., more VolunteerMatch opportunities in more places, and enhanced nonprofit functionality, there’s never been a better time to post your volunteer opportunities on VolunteerMatch!