Union Pacific Foundation Grants $250,000 to 47 Arizona Nonprofit Organizations
Omaha, Neb., April 17, 2013
The Union Pacific Foundation is granting approximately $250,000 in 2013 to 47 Arizona nonprofit organizations.
"Union Pacific is proud to support these charitable organizations as they work to build strong, sustainable communities," said Robert W. Turner, Union Pacific senior vice president - Corporate Relations and Union Pacific Foundation president. "It is important that we help these groups continue to make positive impacts in the towns and cities where many of our employees live and work across our 23-state network."
Union Pacific assists nonprofits in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more than 50 years, the Union Pacific Foundation has upheld the tradition of supporting community and civic programs. Grants to nonprofit organizations support community, cultural, and health and human services.
To apply for a 2014 grant, visit the Union Pacific Foundation website beginning May 1, 2013, and follow the online application instructions. The application deadline is August 15, 2013.
|2013 Foundation Grants|
|Benson||City of Benson|
|Benson||Community Food Pantry of Benson Arizona|
|Casa Grande||Boys & Girls Club of Casa Grande|
|Casa Grande||Casa Grande Community Hospital Foundation Inc.|
|Casa Grande||Casa Grande Valley Historical Society Inc.|
|Casa Grande||City of Casa Grande|
|Casa Grande||Sun Life Family Health Center Inc.|
|Catalina||Saddlebrook Rotary Club Foundation|
|Coolidge||Central Arizona College Foundation|
|Gilbert||Arizona Capitol Broadcast Education Foundation|
|Goodyear||New Life Center|
|Mesa||House of Refuge Inc.|
|Mesa||Paz De Cristo Community Center|
|Nogales||Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz County Inc.|
|Nogales||Nogales Community Development Corporation|
|Nogales||Nogales Educational Foundation Inc.|
|Nogales||United Way of Santa Cruz County Arizona Inc.|
|Oro Valley||Anza Society Inc.|
|Phoenix||Arizona Chamber Foundation|
|Phoenix||Arizona State Parks Foundation|
|Phoenix||Arizona Town Hall|
|Phoenix||Arizona Opera Company|
|Phoenix||Barry Goldwater Institute for Public Policy Research|
|Phoenix||Hope and A Future Inc.|
|Phoenix||Keep Phoenix Beautiful Inc.|
|Phoenix||Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona Inc.|
|Phoenix||Urban Land Institute|
|Phoenix||Women's Transportation Seminar Foundation|
|Phoenix||Young Arts Arizona Ltd.|
|Tubac||Anza Trail Coalition of Arizona|
|Tucson||El Rio Health Center Foundation Inc.|
|Tucson||Habitat for Humanity Tucson Inc.|
|Tucson||Old Pueblo Trolley Inc.|
|Tucson||Southern Arizona Aids Foundation|
|Tucson||Tucson Clean and Beautiful Inc.|
|Vail||Vail Preservation Society|
|Willcox||City of Willcox|
|Willcox||Rex Allens Arizona Cowboy Museum|
|Yuma||Assistance League of Yuma|
|Yuma||Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center|
|Yuma||Humane Society of Yuma Inc.|
|Yuma||United Way of Yuma County|
|Yuma||Yuma Community Food Bank|
|Yuma||Yuma Territory Live Steamers|
About the Union Pacific Foundation
The Union Pacific Foundation is the primary philanthropic arm of Union Pacific Corporation. The Foundation has distributed funds since 1959 to qualified organizations in communities served by Union Pacific. The Foundation is not endowed, but is funded each year from the operating profits of Union Pacific Corporation.
About Union Pacific
Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007-2012, Union Pacific invested $18 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure, including a record $3.7 billion in 2012. The railroad's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.
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