Thursday, April 24, 2014
Sun Life Rising Star Awards Offering $50,000 Grants to Nonprofits in 5 States
Eligible nonprofit businesses must be located in Boston, MA; Nashville, TN; San Francisco, CA; Tulsa or Oklahoma City, OK; or South Florida, including the counties of Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Broward, Lee, Hendry, Collier, and Monroe. Their services must be focused on helping under-served youth to achieve success in high school and go on to continue their post-secondary education. They must also be located in large urban school districts.
Four nonprofits will be awarded $50,000 grants each. These nonprofits will also be required to nominate a student for a Sun Life Rising Star scholarship. Organizations have until June 9 to submit their applications for a grant.
The grants are made possible through donations from the Miami Dolphins Foundation and the Boston Celtics. Sun Life Financial is a financial services organization located in Toronto, Canada, that offers protection and wealth products and services to individual and corporate customers.
For more information, visit www.sunlife.com/slfglobal/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=ed0a18a8cdc0f210VgnVCM1000009c80d09fRCRD&vgnLocale=en_CA