Union Pacific Foundation Grants $260,000 to 41 Arizona Nonprofit Organizations
Omaha, Neb., April 29, 2014
The Union Pacific Foundation is granting $260,000 in 2014 to 41 Arizona 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|
|Avondale||Trinity's Learning Resource Center Inc.|
|Benson||Benson Area Food Bank|
|Casa Grande||Boys & Girls Club of Casa Grande|
|Casa Grande||Casa Grande Mainstreet|
|Chandler||Arizona Railway Museum|
|Cortaro||Santa's Helpers Inc.|
|Eloy||Pinal Hispanic Council|
|Gilbert||Arizona Capitol Broadcast Education Foundation|
|Gilbert||Town of Gilbert Higley Center for the Performing Arts|
|Goodyear||New Life Center|
|Mesa||A New Leaf Inc.|
|Nogales||Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz County Inc.|
|Nogales||Nogales Community Development Corporation|
|Nogales||Nogales Educational Foundation Inc.|
|Nogales||The United Way of Santa Cruz County Arizona Inc.|
|Phoenix||Arizona State Parks Foundation|
|Phoenix||Arizona Town Hall|
|Phoenix||Barry Goldwater Institute for Public Policy Research|
|Phoenix||Hope and A Future Inc.|
|Phoenix||Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona Inc.|
|Phoenix||The Arizona Informant Foundation|
|Phoenix||Urban Land Institute|
|Phoenix||Women's Transportation Seminar Foundation|
|Phoenix||Young Arts Arizona Ltd.|
|Tucson||El Rio Santa Cruz Neighborhood Health Center Inc.|
|Tucson||Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum Ltd.|
|Tucson||National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Arizona|
|Tucson||Old Pueblo Trolley Inc.|
|Tucson||Our Family Services Inc.|
|Tucson||Southern Arizona Aids Foundation|
|Vail||Vail Preservation Society|
|Willcox||City of Willcox|
|Willcox||Rex Allen Arizona Cowboy Museum|
|Willcox||Willcox Historic Theater Preservation|
|Yuma||United Way of Yuma County|
|Yuma||Yuma Community Food Bank|
|Yuma||Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area Corporation|
|Yuma||Yuma Territory Live Steamers|
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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