Union Pacific Foundation Grants More Than $177,000 to 34 Louisiana Nonprofit Organizations
Omaha, Neb., April 19, 2013 The Union Pacific Foundation is granting more than $177,000 in 2013 to 34 Louisiana 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|
|Alexandria||Central Louisiana Arts and Healthcare Inc.|
|Alexandria||United Way of Central Louisiana|
|Bastrop||Morehouse Beautification Inc.|
|Baton Rouge||Douglas Manship Sr. Theater Complex Holding Inc.|
|Baton Rouge||Foundation for Historical Louisiana Inc.|
|Baton Rouge||Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana Inc.|
|Baton Rouge||Supriya Jindal Foundation for Louisiana's Children|
|Crowley||International Rice Festival Association|
|DeQuincy||DeQuincy Railroad Museum|
|Destrehan||St. Charles Humane Society|
|Donaldsonville||River Road African American Museum and Gallery|
|Lake Charles||Arts and Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana Inc.|
|Lake Charles||Imperial Calcasieu Museum Inc.|
|Lake Charles||McNeese State University Foundation|
|Lake Charles||Southwest Louisiana Alliance Foundation Inc.|
|Lake Charles||United Way of Southwest Louisiana|
|Luling||St. Charles Rotary Club Scholarship Foundation|
|Maringouin||Town of Maringouin|
|Monroe||United Way of Northeast Louisiana|
|New Orleans||Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities|
|New Orleans||National World War II Museum Inc.|
|New Orleans||The Tennessee Williams-New Orleans Literary Festival Inc.|
|New Roads||Capital Area Agency on Aging District II|
|New Roads||City of New Roads Louisiana|
|New Roads||Extra Innings Booster Club|
|New Roads||Pointe Coupee Animal Shelter|
|Opelousas||City of Opelousas Tourism Department|
|Opelousas||Louisiana Orphan Train Society|
|Opelousas||St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office|
|Plaquemine||Central Iberville Community Complex Inc.|
|Port Allen||West Baton Rouge Historical Association|
|Shreveport||Lifeshare Blood Centers|
|Shreveport||Shreveport Regional Arts Council|
|Shreveport||United Way of Northwest Louisiana|
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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