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Funding,  May 01, 2007

Corning Incorporated Foundation Grants

"Resources are directed almost exclusively toward initiatives which improve the quality of life in and near communities where Corning Incorporated is an active corporate citizen. Currently, the Foundation annually fulfills approximately 175 grants totaling some $3.0 million.

Support goes to institutions that are tax-exempt under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and which are public charities as defined in Section 509(a) of the Code.

Educational
Selected public K-12 school districts, community colleges and four-year institutions of higher learning are the consistent beneficiaries of Corning Foundation support.

Corning's areas of involvement have included community service programs for students, curriculum enrichment, student scholarships, facility improvement and instructional technology projects for the classroom.

Cultural
Each year, the Corning Incorporated Foundation provides assistance to institutions such as arts organizations, libraries, museums and public broadcasting stations.

Community Service
The Corning Incorporated Foundation supports a variety of organizations that serve a broad base of constituents. Included in this category are hospitals and hospices, community foundations, youth and women's centers, YMCAs, local youth organizations and selected United Ways.

National Programs
The Corning Incorporated Foundation has a history of supporting selected organizations that promote national, and sometimes international, understanding and good will....

Matching Gifts Program
Rolled out in 1958 to encourage employee giving, the Corning Incorporated Foundation Matching Gifts Program aids specific not-for-profit institutions, such as colleges and universities that operate for the public good....

Grant seekers are advised to submit a two-to-three page letter of inquiry, signed by the senior administrative officer of the organization."

URL: http://www.corning.com/inside_corning/our_commitment/community.aspx
Posted by wrivenburgh on May 01, 2007 | Funding
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