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Union Pacific Foundation Community Ties Giving Program: Local Grants

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Union Pacific Foundation
May 31, 2024

The Union Pacific Foundation Local Grants Program provides funding to nonprofit organizations for direct services and capacity building efforts to help the economic and community well-being of communities served by Union Pacific. Grants aim to support programs and organizations working advance the diversity, equity, and inclusion of underserved populations within a local context. Rural communities are a priority.

Focus areas include:

  • Safety
  • Workforce development
  • Community vitality
  • Environmental sustainability

Eligible applicants are 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, charitable organizations that are designated as 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2) and that are located in and provide services that primarily benefit a community served by Union Pacific.

Geographic coverage
Communities in 23 states served by Union Pacific
Amount of funding

Awards typically range from $5,000 - $30,000, for a one-year project period.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application for each focus area are available on the program website.

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American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · Community and economic development · Employment and unemployment · Environmental health · Housing and homelessness · Infrastructure · Injuries · Racial and ethnic groups · Self-sufficiency · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Idaho · Illinois · Iowa · Kansas · Louisiana · Minnesota · Missouri · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · New Mexico · Oklahoma · Oregon · Tennessee · Texas · Utah · Washington · Wisconsin · Wyoming

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