Union Pacific Foundation Grants $380,000 to 41 Illinois Nonprofit Organizations
Omaha, Neb., May 02, 2014
The Union Pacific Foundation is granting $380,000 in 2014 to 41 Illinois 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|
|Benton||Casa of Franklin County|
|Chicago||Access Community Health Network|
|Chicago||Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago|
|Chicago||Chicago Historical Society|
|Chicago||Dusable Museum of African American History Inc|
|Chicago||Eugene and Rosemary Schulter Charitable Foundation|
|Chicago||Greater Chicago Food Depository|
|Chicago||Jane Addams Resource Corporation|
|Chicago||Local Initiatives Support Corporation|
|Chicago||Metropolitan Planning Council|
|Chicago||Norwood Crossing Association|
|Chicago||One Hope United-Northern Region|
|Chicago||The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired|
|Chicago||United Way of Metropolitan Chicago|
|Chicago||Urban Intiatives Inc.|
|DeKalb||DeKalb Public Library|
|Des Plaines||Operation North Pole Inc.|
|Dixon||Kreider Services Inc.|
|Downers Grove||Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics|
|Dupo||Dupo Police Department Shop with A Cop|
|East St. Louis||Christian Activity Center|
|Geneva||Northern Illinois Food Bank|
|Glen Ellyn||Glen Ellyn Community Resource Center|
|Glen Ellyn||Glen Ellyn Youth & Family Counseling Service|
|Joliet||United Way of Will County|
|Lincolnshire||Lake County Partners|
|Lombard||Council of State Governments|
|Maywood||Maywood Fine Arts Association|
|Mt. Vernon||United Way of South Central Illinois|
|Normal||Community Health Care Clinic Inc.|
|Oak Brook||Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana|
|Oak Park||Hephzibah Children's Association|
|Park Ridge||Center of Concern|
|Pinckneyville||Illinois Rural Heritage Museum Inc.|
|Salem||City of Salem|
|Salem||Salem Community Activities Center Inc.|
|Villa Park||Easter Seals DuPage and the Fox Valley Region|
|Wheaton||DuPage PADS 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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