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
City Recipient
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

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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