Union Pacific Foundation Grants $185,000 to 46 Utah Nonprofit Organizations

Omaha, Neb., April 25, 2013

The Union Pacific Foundation is granting approximately $185,000 in 2013 to 46 Utah 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.

City Recipient
Cedar City Family Support Center of Southwestern Utah
Cedar City Southern Utah University
Green River Friends of the Green River Positive Action Community Team
Layton Layton Community Action Council Inc.
Lehi Thanksgiving Point Institute Inc.
Logan Child and Family Support Center of Cache County Inc.
Midvale Eye Care Kids Foundation
Milford City of Milford
Milford Milford Area United Way
Murray Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah Inc.
Murray Boys & Girls Clubs of South Valley
Murray The Deseret Foundation
Murray Utah Foster Care Foundation
Ogden Union Station Foundation
Orem Friday's Kids Respite
Price Habitat for Humanity International Inc.
Price Price City
Provo Boys and Girls Club of Utah County
Salt Lake City American National Red Cross
Salt Lake City Ballet West
Salt Lake City Boy Scouts of America
Salt Lake City Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake
Salt Lake City Catholic Community Services of Utah
Salt Lake City Crossroads Urban Center
Salt Lake City Friends of Great Salt Lake
Salt Lake City Girl Scouts of Utah
Salt Lake City Junior Achievement of Utah Inc.
Salt Lake City March of Dimes Foundation
Salt Lake City Nature Conservancy
Salt Lake City Primary Children's Medical Center Foundation
Salt Lake City Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area Inc.
Salt Lake City Salt Lake City Film Center and Artists Collaborative
Salt Lake City Special Olympics Utah Inc.
Salt Lake City The Road Home
Salt Lake City United Way of Salt Lake
Salt Lake City University of Utah
Salt Lake City Utah Arts Festival Foundation Inc.
Salt Lake City Utah Food Bank
Salt Lake City Utah Foundation
Salt Lake City Utah Humanities Council
Salt Lake City Utah Nonprofits Association Inc.
Salt Lake City Utah Symphony & Opera
Salt Lake City Young Women's Christian Association of Salt Lake City
Taylorsville National Railway Historical Society Inc.
West Jordan South Valley Sanctuary Inc.
West Valley City Hale Centre Theatre

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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