Union Pacific Foundation Grants $190,000 to 33 Idaho Nonprofit Organizations
Omaha, Neb., April 29, 2014
The Union Pacific Foundation is granting $190,000 in 2014 to 33 Idaho 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|
|Blackfoot||Potato Museum Inc.|
|Boise||Boise Rescue Mission|
|Boise||Children's Home Society of Idaho|
|Boise||Discovery Center of Idaho Inc.|
|Boise||Friends of Idaho Public Television Inc.|
|Boise||Idaho Foodbank Warehouse|
|Boise||Idaho State Historical Society|
|Boise||Make-A-Wish Foundation of Idaho|
|Boise||Treasure Valley Family YMCA|
|Boise||United Way of Treasure Valley|
|Boise||Wyakin Warrior Foundation|
|Bonners Ferry||Bonners Ferry Fire Department|
|Caldwell||Caldwell Meals on Wheels Inc.|
|Coeur d'Alene||Trinity Group Homes Inc.|
|Idaho Falls||Bonneville County Historical Society|
|Kuna||City of Kuna|
|Meridian||Southwest Idaho Resource Conservation & Development RC&D Co.|
|Montpelier||Bear Lake Valley Health Care Foundation|
|Montpelier||Oregon Trail Center Inc.|
|Mountain Home||Mountain Home Senior Center Inc.|
|Nampa||Boys & Girls Club of Nampa Inc.|
|Nampa||Canyon County Historical Society Inc.|
|Nampa||Nampa Civic Foundation Inc.|
|Nampa||Northwest Children's Home Inc.|
|Nampa||Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa Health Foundation Inc.|
|Pocatello||Aid for Friends Inc.|
|Pocatello||United Way of Southeastern Idaho Inc.|
|Post Falls||Boys & Girls Club of Kootenai|
|Post Falls||Senior Citizens of the Post Falls Area of Kootenai County Inc.|
|Sandpoint||Bonner Community Food Center|
|Sandpoint||Bonner County Historical Society Inc.|
|Soda Springs||Caribou County Senior Citizens Inc.|
|Weiser||Weiser Memorial Hospital Foundation 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
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