Union Pacific Foundation Grants $260,000 to 39 Iowa Nonprofit Organizations
Omaha, Neb., April 30, 2014
The Union Pacific Foundation is granting $260,000 in 2014 to 39 Iowa 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|
|Ames||Iowa State University Foundation|
|Belle Plane||Belle Plaine Historical Society Inc.|
|Boone||4-H Clubs & Affiliated 4-H Organizations|
|Boone||United Way of Boone County|
|Carroll||St. Anthony Regional Hospital and Nursing Home|
|Carroll||United Way of Carroll, Iowa|
|Cedar Rapids||Prospect Meadows Inc.|
|Cedar Rapids||United Way of East Central Iowa|
|Clinton||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clinton, Iowa|
|Clinton||Clinton Substance Abuse Council Inc.|
|Clinton||United Way of Clinton County|
|Clinton||Young Women's Christian Association|
|Colo||Colo Public Library|
|Council Bluffs||Keep Council Bluffs Beautiful Inc.|
|Council Bluffs||Micah House Corporation|
|Des Moines||Iowa Legal Aid|
|Des Moines||Metro Arts Alliance of Greater Des Moines|
|Des Moines||Science Center of Iowa|
|Des Moines||The Nature Conservancy in Iowa|
|Des Moines||Young Women's Resource Center|
|Des Moines||Youth Emergency Services & Shelter of Iowa|
|Eagle Grove||Wright County District Junior Fair|
|Fort Dodge||Fort Dodge Community Foundation and United Way|
|Fort Dodge||Society for Preservation & Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing America|
|Grinnell||Grinnell Area Arts Council|
|Iowa Falls||Ellsworth Municipal Hospital Foundation|
|Marshalltown||4-H Clubs & Affiliated 4-H Organizations|
|Marshalltown||Marshalltown Area United Way|
|Mason City||City of Mason City - Friends of Parker's Woods|
|Mason City||Mason City Public Library|
|Mason City||North Iowa Band Festival Foundation|
|Mason City||North Iowa Fair Association|
|Mason City||United Way of North Central Iowa|
|Nevada||Nevada Public Library|
|Ogden||Municipal City of Ogden|
|Sioux City||Siouxland Community Health Center|
|Sioux City||United Way of Siouxland|
|Sioux City||Wall Street Mission|
|Urbandale||Living History Farms Foundation|
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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