Union Pacific Foundation Grants More Than $107,000 to 26 Arkansas Nonprofit Organizations
Omaha, Neb., April 17, 2013 The Union Pacific Foundation is granting more than 107,000 in 2013 to 26 Arkansas 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|
|Arkadelphia||United Way of Clark County|
|Camden||Ouachita Area United Fund|
|Conway||Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network|
|Conway||Boys and Girls Club of Faulkner County Arkansas Inc.|
|Conway||United Way of Central Arkansas|
|Fordyce||Fordyce Area United Way|
|Fort Smith||United Way of Fort Smith Area Inc.|
|Jonesboro||Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas|
|Jonesboro||United Way of Northeast Arkansas|
|Little Rock||Arkansas Arts Center Foundation|
|Little Rock||Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation Inc.|
|Little Rock||Carti Foundation Inc.|
|Little Rock||Central Arkansas Library System Foundation|
|Little Rock||Heart of Arkansas United Way|
|Little Rock||United Way of Drew County|
|Little Rock||United Way of Hot Spring County|
|Morrilton||Conway County Historical Preservation Association|
|Morrilton||Petit Jean Youth Foundation Inc.|
|North Little Rock||Argenta Community Development Corporation|
|North Little Rock||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas Inc.|
|North Little Rock||Central Arkansas Area Agency on Aging Inc.|
|North Little Rock||Pulaski Technical College Foundation Inc.|
|Pine Bluff||Cotton Belt Rail Historical Society Inc.|
|Pine Bluff||Pine Bluff Jefferson County Historical Museum|
|Pine Bluff||United Way of Southeast Arkansas|
|Searcy||United Way of White County|
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
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