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
City Recipient
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

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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