Union Pacific Foundation Grants More Than $1 Million to 137 Texas Nonprofit Organizations

Omaha, Neb., May 05, 2014

The Union Pacific Foundation is granting more than $1 million in 2014 to 137 Texas 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
Abilene Abilene Arts Alliance
Abilene Grace Museum Inc.
Alpine Historic Alpine Inc.
Alpine Leadership Big Bend
Angleton Junior Achievement of Brazoria County Inc.
Angleton Keep Angleton Beautiful
Angleton Stephen F. Austin Five Hundred
Arlington Arlington Public Library Foundation
Arlington Friends of the Levitt Pavilion Arlington
Austin Keep Texas Beautiful Inc.
Austin Mexic-Arte Museum
Austin Texas Casa Inc.
Austin Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
Baytown St. James House of Baytown
Beaumont Art Museum of Southeast Texas
Beaumont Muscular Dystrophy Association
Beaumont Southeast Texas Nonprofit Development Center
Big Spring Big Spring Symphony Association Inc.
Bremond Bremond Historical Society
Brookshire Briarwood-Brookwood Inc.
Brownsville Eddie Lucio Scholarship Fund Inc.
Brownsville United Way of Southern Cameron County
Bryan Boys Clubs of Brazos County Inc.
Bryan Brazos Valley Symphony Society
Bryan Elder-Aid
Bryan Friends of the Bryan & College Station Public Library System
Bryan Habitat for Humanity International Inc.
Bryan Voices for Children Inc.
Calvert The Calvert Woman's Club
Clute Brazosport Symphony Orchestra Inc.
Columbus Columbus Historical Preservation Trust
Conroe Habitat for Humanity International Inc.
Conroe Montgomery County Food Bank Inc.
Corpus Christi Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program
Corpus Christi Court Appointed Special Advocates of Nueces County Inc.
Corpus Christi United Way of the Coastal Bend
Crosby East Harris County Empowerment Council
Cuero Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum Inc.
Dallas City of Dallas
Dallas Dallas Arboretum & Botanical
Dallas Fine Arts Chamber Players
Deer Park Cenikor Foundation
Del Rio Del Rio & Val Verde County United Way
Del Rio El Comite Cultural Del Pueblo Inc.
Denison City of Denison
Denton Keep Denton Beautiful
Eagle Pass Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas Inc.
El Paso Advocacy Center for the Children of El Paso
El Paso Casa of El Paso Inc.
El Paso City of El Paso
El Paso El Paso Public Library
El Paso United Way of El Paso County
El Paso University Medical Center Foundation of El Paso
Flatonia E.A. Arnim Archives & Museum of Flatonia, Texas Inc.
Fort Worth Cenikor Foundation
Fort Worth City of Fort Worth
Fort Worth Habitat for Humanity International Inc.
Fort Worth National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum
Fort Worth Texas Christian University
Grapeland City of Grapeland
Hearne City of Hearne
Hearne City of Hearne - Parks & Recreation
Hearne Roll Call: Friends of Camp Hearne
Hearne Smith-Welch Memorial Library
Hearne The Shepherds House Ministries DBA River of Life Christian Center
Hockley Boys and Girls Country of Houston Inc.
Hockley Sire Inc.
Houston Armand Bayou Nature Center Inc.
Houston Bo's Place
Houston Boys & Girls Harbor Inc.
Houston Buffalo Bayou Partnership
Houston Casa de Esperanza de Los Ninos Inc.
Houston Center for Texas Cultural Heritage
Houston Children at Risk Inc.
Houston Children's Museum Inc.
Houston Genesys Works
Houston Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition
Houston Holocaust Museum Houston
Houston Houston Grand Opera Association Inc.
Houston Katy Prairie Conservancy
Houston Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts
Houston Texas Council on Economic Education
Houston Trees for Houston
Houston United Negro College Fund Inc.
Houston University of Houston Foundation
Houston Wesley Community Center Inc.
Humble Humble Area Assistance Ministries
Kingsville Casa of Kleberg County
Kingsville Keep Kingsville Beautiful
Kirby City of Kirby
La Porte San Jacinto Museum of History Association
Lake Jackson Community Hospital of Brazosport
Lake Jackson Gulf Coast Bird Observatory Inc.
Laredo Junior Achievement of South Texas Inc.
Laredo United Way of Laredo Inc.
Laredo Voz de Ninos
Lufkin Texas Forestry Museum
Marathon Marathon Public Library
Marfa Marfa Public Library
Mesquite Mesquite Social Services Inc.
Midland Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midland, Texas Inc.
Midland Community & Senior Services of Midland Inc.
Midland Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale Inc.
Midland Permian Basin Public Telecommunications Inc.
Missouri City Missouri City Parks & Recreation Department
Mt. Pleasant Titus County Cares
Navasota City of Navasota
Navasota Keep Navasota Beautiful Commission
New Braunfels Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas Inc.
New Braunfels Casa of Central Texas Inc.
Odessa Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin
Odessa Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland
Odessa West Texas Food Bank
Odessa White Pool House Friends
Palestine First Resource Center
Pasadena San Jacinto Community College Foundation
Pleasanton Casa of South Texas
Port Arthur Truancy Liaison Center Inc.
Rosenberg Ft. Bend County Child Advocates Inc.
Rosenberg Rosenberg Railroad Museum Inc.
San Antonio Child Advocates San Antonio
San Antonio City Year Inc.
San Antonio Free Trade Alliance Education Foundation
San Antonio Haven for Hope of Bexar County
San Antonio Mothers Against Drunk Driving
San Antonio San Antonio River Foundation
San Antonio United Way of San Antonio & Bexar County
San Marcos San Marcos Nature Center/City of San Marcos
Seguin Mid-Texas Symphony Society
Smithville City of Smithville
Smithville The Friends of the Library Smithville Texas
Stafford Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse Inc.
Sugar Land Literacy Volunteers of Fort Bend County Inc.
Texas City Gleanings from the Harvest for Galveston
The Woodlands Woodlands Center for the Performing Arts
Universal City Parks & Recreation Partners of Universal City
Van Horn Boys & Girls Clubs of Rural West Texas

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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