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Union Pacific Foundation Grants $1.13 Million to 156 California Nonprofit Organizations

Roseville, Calif., May 9, 2016

The Union Pacific Foundation is granting more than $1.13 million in 2016 to 156 California nonprofit organizations.

"These organizations provide meaningful services that positively impact lives," said Scott Moore, Union Pacific senior vice president of Corporate Relations and Union Pacific Foundation president. "An integral part of Union Pacific’s success is the work we do to enhance quality of life in the communities where our employees live and work."

Union Pacific assists nonprofits in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more than 55 years, the Union Pacific Foundation has upheld the tradition of helping nonprofits build their capacity by supporting new or existing community, cultural, and health and human services initiatives.

2016 Grants
City Recipient
Alhambra Northeast Community Clinic
Anaheim Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center Inc
Auburn Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center Incorporated
Auburn Boys & Girls Club Of Placer County
Bakersfield Bakersfield Foundation
Bakersfield San Joaquin Community Hospital Corporation
Baldwin Park Boys Club Of Baldwin Park
Banning Banning Science And Technology Center Inc
Benicia Arts Benicia Inc
Benicia Benicia Community Action Council
Benicia Voices Of Eve N Angels
Brawley Clinicas De Salud Del Pueblo Inc
Buena Park Boys Club Of Buena Park
Burbank Kids Community Clinic Of Burbank
California City Bags4Kids Foundation
Camarillo Camarillo Hospice Corp
Carson International Trade Education Programs Inc
Chico Boys And Girls Clubs Of The North Valley
CHICO Handi Riders
Chico Independent Living Services Of Northern California Inc
Claremont Crossroads Incorporated
Claremont Foothill Aids Project
Claremont Shoes That Fit
Coachella Hidden Harvest Corporation
Coachella Riverside County Latino Commission on Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services
Colfax Friends Of The Colfax Library
Colfax Placer-Sierra Railroad Heritage Society
Colton Child Advocates Of San Bernardino County
Davis Yolo Crisis Nursery Inc
Desert Hot Springs  Soroptimist House Of Hope Inc
Dunsmuir Dunsmuir Botanical Garden
Dunsmuir Friends Of The Dunsmuir Library
Fontana Volunteers For Veterans Foundation
Fresno Court Appointed Special Advocates Of Fresno And Madera Counties
Fresno Fresno Rescue Mission
Fullerton Young Women’s Christian Association Of North Orange County
Galt True North Project
Garden Grove Thomas House Temporary Shelter
Granada Hills Centro Latino For Literacy
Grover Beach 5Cities Homeless Coalition
Hacienda Heights Youth Science Center
Hayward Be A Mentor Inc
Imperial Burn Institute
Lincoln Vine Life Ministries Inc DBA The Salt Mine (TSM)
Lincoln Wildlife Heritage Foundation
Long Beach Aquarium Of The Pacific
Long Beach Assistance League Of Long Beach
Long Beach Boys And Girls Clubs Of Long Beach
Long Beach Centro C H A Inc
Long Beach Children Today
Long Beach International City Theatre
Long Beach Interval House
Long Beach Museum Of Latin America Art
Long Beach Ronald McDonald House Charities Of Southern California
Loomis First United Methodist Church Of Loomis
Loomis Take Note Troupe Inc
Los Angeles Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Health Care Venture Inc
Los Angeles Boy Scouts Of America
Los Angeles Downtown Women’s Center
Los Angeles East Los Angeles Boys And Girls Club
Los Angeles Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
Los Angeles Ltsc Community Development Corporation
Los Angeles Midnight Mission
Los Angeles Military Women In Need
Los Angeles Mujeres De La Tierra
Los Angeles National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California & Nevada Chapter
Los Angeles Neighborhood Music School Association
Los Angeles Piece By Piece
Los Angeles St Anne’s Maternity Home
Los Angeles St Francis Center
Los Angeles Universal Community Health Center
Manteca Boys And Girls Club Of Manteca
Montebello Beverly Hospital Foundation
Montebello Young Men’s Christian Association Of Metropolitan Los Angeles
Monterey Independent Transportation Network Monterey County
Monterey Park Boys & Girls Club Of West San Gabriel Valley
Moreno Valley Community Health Systems Inc
Morro Bay Morro Bay Community Foundation Inc
Mount Shasta Friends Of The Mt Shasta Branch Library Inc
Oakland La Clinica De La Raza Inc
Oakland Oakland Public Library
Oakland The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc
Palmdale Jacob Hefter Foundation
Pasadena Alisa Ann Ruch California Burn Foundation
Pismo Beach Children’s Resource Network Of The Central Coast
Pomona Inland Valley Council Of Churches
Portola Feather River Rail Society
Red Bluff Sacramento River Discovery Center Inc
Redding Shasta Women’s Refuge
Redlands Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Redlands-Riverside
Redlands Girl Scouts Of San Gorgonio Council
Riverside Feeding America Riverside And San Bernardino Counties
Riverside Imtasik Family Counseling Services Inc
Riverside Shelter Providers Of Riverside Inc
Riverside United States Veterans Initiative
Roseville Blue Line Arts
Roseville City of Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department
Roseville Friends Of The Roseville Public Library
Roseville Keaton Raphael Memorial For Neuroblastoma Inc
Roseville Kidsfirst
Roseville Lazarus Project Inc
Roseville Placer Arc
Roseville Placer Care Coalition Inc
Roseville Placer Food Bank
Roseville Ride To Walk Inc
Roseville Roseville Home Start Inc
Roseville Roseville Police Activities League Inc
Roseville Roseville Police Charitable Corporation
Roseville St Vincent De Paul Society Roseville Area Conference Inc
Roseville Supporting The Taylor House
Sacramento Big Brothers-Big Sisters Of The Greater Sacramento Area Inc
Sacramento California Center
Sacramento California Women Lead
Sacramento Center for Jobs and the Economy
Sacramento Crime Victims Assistance Network Ican Foundation
Sacramento Fairytale Town Inc
Sacramento My Sisters House
Sacramento Sacramento Loaves And Fishes
Sacramento Safety Center Inc
Sacramento Saint Johns Program For Real Change
Sacramento Stanford Youth Solutions
Sacramento University Of Southern California
Sacramento Wellspring Women's Center
Sacramento Womens Empowerment
Salinas First Mayors House Of Salinas City
San Bernardino Blood Bank Of San Bernardino And Riverside Counties Inc
San Bernardino Dr Earl R Crane Children’s Dental Health Center
San Francisco Project Open Hand
San Gabriel Asian Youth Center
San Jose Santa Clara Fire Safe Council
San Luis Obispo Big Brothers-Big Sisters Of San Luis Obispo County
San Pedro Boys And Girls Clubs Of The Los Angeles Harbor
San Pedro Los Angeles Maritime Institute
San Pedro Shakespeare By The Sea
San Pedro Toberman Neighborhood Center Inc
Santa Ana Mercy House Living Centers
Santa Barbara Alzheimer’s Disease And Related Disorders Association Inc
Santa Barbara Food Bank Of Santa Barbara County
Santa Fe Springs REACH (Resource for Education, Advocacy, Communication and Housing)
Santa Paula Boys And Girls Club Of Santa Clara Valley
Seeley Seeley Community Church
Stockton Emergency Food Bank
Torrance Habitat For Humanity International Inc
Truckee Family Resource Center Of Truckee
Turlock We Care Program-Turlock
Upland Foothill Family Shelter Inc
Ventura Assistance League Of Ventura County
Watsonville Pajaro Valley Loaves And Fishes Inc
Weed Great Northern Services
Weed Weed Friends Of The Library
West Sacramento United Christian Centers Of The Greater Sacramento Area Inc
Whittier Boys & Girls Club Of Whittier Inc
Wilmington Friends Of Banning Park Corporation
Wilmington Harbor Area Gang Alternatives
Woodland Yolo Family Service Agency


The Union Pacific Foundation is the primary philanthropic arm of Union Pacific Corporation. The Foundation has distributed funds since 1959 to qualified organizations in communities served by Union Pacific. The Foundation is not endowed, but is funded each year from the operating profits of Union Pacific Corporation.


Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2006-2015, Union Pacific invested approximately $33 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. The railroad's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.


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