Union Pacific Foundation Grants $186,000 to 35 Louisiana Nonprofit Organizations
Omaha, Neb., April 29, 2014
The Union Pacific Foundation is granting $186,000 in 2014 to 35 Louisiana 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|
|Alexandria||Central Louisiana Arts and Healthcare Inc.|
|Alexandria||The Rapides Exploratory Education House Inc.|
|Alexandria||United Way of Central Louisiana|
|Barataria||Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful Inc.|
|Bastrop||Morehouse Beautification Inc.|
|Baton Rouge||Douglas Manship Sr. Theater Complex Holding Inc.|
|Baton Rouge||Foundation for Historical Louisiana Inc.|
|Baton Rouge||Supriya Jindal Foundation for Louisiana's Children|
|Boutte||St. Charles Rotary Club Scholarship Foundation|
|Convent||Next Twenty - Five Inc.|
|Crowley||International Rice Festival Association|
|DeQuincy||Dequincy Railroad Museum|
|DeQuincy||Dequincy Town Hall Museum|
|Lake Charles||Arts and Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana Inc.|
|Lake Charles||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana Inc.|
|Lake Charles||Imperial Calcasieu Museum Inc.|
|Lake Charles||The Children's Theatre Company Inc.|
|Lake Charles||The Salvation Army|
|Lake Charles||United Way of Southwest Louisiana|
|Luling||St. Charles Humane Society|
|Monroe||United Way of Northeast Louisiana|
|Natchitoches||City of Natchitoches|
|New Orleans||Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities|
|New Orleans||The Tennessee Williams - New Orleans Literary Festival Inc.|
|New Orleans||Tipitinas Foundation Inc.|
|New Roads||Capital Area Agency on Aging District II|
|New Roads||Extra Innings Booster Club|
|Opelousas||City of Opelousas Tourism Department|
|Opelousas||St Landry-Evangeline United Way|
|Shreveport||Lifeshare Blood Centers|
|Shreveport||Shreveport Regional Arts Council|
|Shreveport||The Strand Theatre of Shreveport Corporation|
|Shreveport||United Way of Northwest Louisiana|
|West Monroe||Northeast Louisiana Arts Council|
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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