Monday, January 22, 2007

University News: University of Oregon

University News: University of Oregon: "Philanthropy class to award grants

Wells Fargo and Weyerhaeuser to fund $10,000 in gifts to nonprofit organizations

EUGENE, Ore.—(Jan. 19, 2007)—University of Oregon students enrolled in a Freshman Seminar in American Philanthropy are looking for local nonprofit organizations to apply for $10,000 in grants.

Wells Fargo and Weyerhaeuser Company are providing funding for the program. The students will evaluate all applications, make site visits, and then award the grants to one or more of the organizations which apply. Senior officers from Wells Fargo and Weyerhaeuser will also address the class about their companies' community support practices."

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