TEGNA Named One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in the U.S. by The Civic 50 for Third Consecutive Year
TYSONS, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2022--
“Local broadcast stations play an important role in the communities we serve, which has been especially evident these last three years,” said
The majority of Round 1 TEGNA Foundation Community Grants support the following UN Sustainable Development Goal (UN SDG) areas:
Within these categories, several causes stand out as areas particularly significant to the communities where
Minneapolis): Nine grants supporting hunger relief, emergency assistance, and quality education, which provide support to A Spark of Possibilities, Community Engagement Services, Cornerstone Advocacy Service, Emerge Mothers Academy, HandsOn Twin Cities, Mobile Hope, St. Stephens Human Services, The Aliveness Project, and The Sanneh Foundation.
San Diego): Four grants, including a grant to I Love a Clean San Diego County to support Kid’s Ocean Day, a beach clean-up day that includes lessons on water conservation, pollution prevention and watershed protection for 800 local students.
Phoenix): Seven grants, including a grant to Diversity Leadership Alliance, which provides a forum for diversity and inclusion dialogue.
St. Louis): Ten grants focused on quality education and community development, to mark the station’s 75th anniversary, and provide support for 100 Black Men, 4theVille, Epsilon Lambda Charitable Foundation, Good Journey Development Foundation, Henrose Cares, Navigate STL Schools, St. Louis Artworks, St. Louis Association of Community Organizations, The Sophia Project, and The Access Foundation.
Washington): Ten grants supporting at-risk youth and community well-being that provide support for A Wider Circle, After-School All-Stars, Breast Care for Washington, Competitive Edge Eq, Enterprise Community Development, Girls on the Run of NOVA, Nourish Now, and One Common Unity.
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Atlanta): Ten grants, including three grants to support community-wide hunger relief efforts for families and seniors through Meals on Wheels Atlanta, The Salvation Army, and YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta.
TEGNA Community Grants are vetted by a committee of employees at each station, including the station general manager, and approved by the TEGNA Foundation Board of Directors. Stations also amplify the impact of the TEGNA Foundation’s charitable contributions through reporting and employee volunteerism.
More information about TEGNA’s Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives and reporting can be found in our 2021 Social Responsibility Highlights report. To learn more and/or apply for a TEGNA Foundation Community Grant, visit TEGNAfoundation.org.
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