Forty Communities receive $25,000 grants to Help Turn Caring into Doing
2017 State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Grant Winners Announced
In just 10 days, 119,000 people cast 3.1 million votes in support of their favorite causes. As a result, 40 communities, in 24 states, will be getting an assist from State Farm. State Farm is proud to announce the Top 40 vote-getting causes that will each receive a $25,000 grant to improve their communities.
State Farm Neighborhood Assist is a crowd-sourced philanthropic initiative. It empowers communities to identify issues in their neighborhoods. Non-profits affiliated with each of the top 40 causes receive grants to address them.
“State Farm is here to help life go right in neighborhoods all across the country. We look forward to seeing the changes in these 40 communities because of these Neighborhood Assist grants,” said Kellie Clapper, State Farm Assistant Vice President.
At least one submission was received from each of the 50 states. The State Farm Review Committee selected the top 200 finalists from 2,000 submissions. In the six years of the program, 240 causes have received a total of $6 million to enact change in their communities.
For a complete list of the top 40 causes, please visit: www.neighborhoodassist.com.
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