Union Pacific Foundation Grants $124,000 to 30 Arkansas Nonprofit Organizations

Omaha, Neb., April 29, 2014

The Union Pacific Foundation is granting $124,000 in 2014 to 30 Arkansas nonprofit organizations.

"Union Pacific recognizes and values the significant role these charitable organizations hold in their respective communities," said Robert W. Turner, Union Pacific senior vice president of Corporate Relations and Union Pacific Foundation president. "It's important that we do our part to support these groups as they continue to positively impact the cities and towns where many of our employees live and work."

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 2015 grant, visit the Union Pacific Foundation section of the site beginning May 1, 2014, and follow the online application instructions. The application deadline is August 15, 2014.

2014 Foundation Grants
City Recipient
Cabot Missouri Pacific Historical Society
Camden Ouachita Area United Fund
Conway Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network
Conway Boys & Girls Club of Faulkner County Arkansas Inc.
Conway Faulkner County Council on Aging Inc.
Conway United Way of Central Arkansas
El Dorado The Salvation Army
Fort Smith United Way of Fort Smith Area Inc.
Gurdon The City of Gurdon
Jonesboro Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas
Jonesboro United Way of Northeast Arkansas
Little Rock Arkansas Arts Center Foundation
Little Rock CARTI Foundation Inc.
Morrilton Conway County Historical Preservation Association Inc.
North Little Rock Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas Inc.
North Little Rock Central Arkansas Area Agency on Aging Inc.
North Little Rock Fordyce Area United Way
North Little Rock Heart of Arkansas United Way
North Little Rock Pulaski Technical College Foundation Inc.
North Little Rock United Way of Clark County
North Little Rock United Way of Drew County
North Little Rock United Way of Hot Spring County
Pine Bluff Cotton Belt Rail Historical Society Inc.
Pine Bluff Pine Bluff Jefferson County Historical Museum
Pine Bluff The Salvation Army
Pine Bluff United Way of Southeast Arkansas
Russellville Main Street Russellville
Searcy United Way of White County
Van Buren Center for Art & Education
West Memphis West Memphis Boys Club Inc.

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 connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007-2013, Union Pacific invested more than $21.6 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. 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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