2021 State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Grant Winners Announced
Forty Communities Receive $25,000 Grants
State Farm® is giving 40 communities in 18 states an assist to fund neighborhood improvement projects. In just 10 days in August, 125,000 people cast more than 3 million votes in support of their favorite causes. State Farm is proud to announce the Top 40 vote-getting causes. Each has won a $25,000 grant to benefit their community.
State Farm Neighborhood Assist is a crowd-sourced philanthropic program. 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 recognizes the good neighbor spirit in the organizations that will be implementing these community improvement projects,” said Rasheed Merritt, Assistant Vice President at State Farm. “We are proud to support their efforts.”
Two thousand cause submissions were accepted in June at www.neighborhoodassist.com. The State Farm Review Committee selected the top 200 finalists and public voting determined the 40 grant winners. In the 10 years of the program, more than 380 causes have received a total of $10 million to enact change in their communities.
For a complete list of this year’s winning causes, please visit: www.neighborhoodassist.com.
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