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Union Pacific Foundation Grants $200,000 to 31 Utah Nonprofit Organizations

Omaha, Neb., April 29, 2014

The Union Pacific Foundation is granting $200,000 in 2014 to 31 Utah 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
Brigham City Box Elder County
Cedar City Family Support Center of Southwestern Utah
Cedar City Southern Utah University
Green River City of Green River
Green River Friends of the Green River Positive Action Community Team Inc.
Lehi Thanksgiving Point Institute Inc.
Milford Milford Area United Way
Moab Moab Free Clinic
Murray Murray City
Nephi Nephi City
Salt Lake City Ballet West
Salt Lake City Boy Scouts of America
Salt Lake City Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake
Salt Lake City Catholic Community Services of Utah
Salt Lake City Crossroads Urban Center
Salt Lake City Fort Douglas Military Museum Association
Salt Lake City Girl Scouts of Utah
Salt Lake City Guadalupe Center Educational Program Inc.
Salt Lake City Junior Achievement of Utah Inc.
Salt Lake City Nature Conservancy
Salt Lake City Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Intermountain Area Inc.
Salt Lake City Salt Lake City Film Center and Artists Collaborative
Salt Lake City Success in Education Foundation
Salt Lake City The Road Home
Salt Lake City United Way of Salt Lake
Salt Lake City University of Utah
Salt Lake City University of Utah, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Salt Lake City Utah Foundation
Salt Lake City Utah Symphony & Opera
Taylorsville National Railway Historical Society Inc. Promontory Chapter
West Valley City Hale Centre Theatre

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.

The statements and information contained in the news releases provided by Union Pacific speak only as of the date issued. Such information by its nature may become outdated, and investors should not assume that the statements and information contained in Union Pacific's news releases remain current after the date issued. Union Pacific makes no commitment, and disclaims any duty, to update any of this information.

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