Union Pacific Foundation issues grants in 22 states

Written by Carolina Worrell, Managing Editor
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The Union Pacific Foundation announced on April 26, 2016 that it is assisting 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.

“These organizations provide meaningful services that positively impact lives,” said Scott Moore, UP Senior Vice President of Corporate Relations and UP Foundation President. “An integral part of UP’s success is the work we do to enhance quality of life in the communities where our employees live and work.”

The UP Foundation is granting $240,000 in 2016 to 34 Arizona nonprofit organizations; $155,000 to 40 Arkansas nonprofit organizations; $1.15 million to 173 California nonprofit organizations; $345,000 to 44 Iowa nonprofit organizations; $325,000 to 22 Louisiana nonprofit organizations; $133,000 to 26 Kansas nonprofit organizations; $180,000 to 32 Idaho nonprofit organizations; $100,000 to 10 Minnesota nonprofit organizations; $87,000 to 17 New Mexico nonprofit organizations; $25,000 to four Montana nonprofit organizations; $237,000 to 34 Missouri nonprofit organizations; $150,000 to 31 Nevada nonprofit organizations; $272,000 to 47 Oregon nonprofit organizations; $65,000 to 11 Oklahoma nonprofit organizations; $190,000 to 34 Utah nonprofit organizations; $105,000 to 15 Washington nonprofit organizations; $87,000 to 12 Wisconsin nonprofit organizations; $215,000 to 23 Wyoming nonprofit organization; $933,000 to 124 Texas nonprofit organizations; $242,000 to 50 Colorado nonprofit organizations; $455,000 to 43 Illinois nonprofit organizations; and $2.5 million to 69 Nebraska nonprofit organizations.

For more than 55 years, the UP Foundation has upheld the tradition of helping nonprofits build their capacity by supporting new or existing community, cultural, and health and human service initiatives.

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