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|Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Public Foundation Awards 2017 Grants|
METTAWA, Ill. Nov. 28, 2017- The Brunswick Public Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation, today announced that seven organizations as well as select local United Ways, have received a total of nearly $350,000 in charitable grants from the Public Foundation for 2017. Recipients included (in alphabetical order):
In addition, The Brunswick Public Foundation, which is governed by a four-member board of directors that meets several times each year, also approved contributions to select local United Way organizations serving areas with Brunswick operations that have active employee fund-raising and support campaigns.
Established in 1997, the Brunswick Public Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that supports community development, primarily through contributions to pre-selected United Way organizations or other charitable organizations that reflect employees' interest. In addition, the Public Foundation supports health and wellness throughout the community, along with organizations that enhance the country's water resources for the recreational use of the public. Financial commitments by the Brunswick Public Foundation have totaled more than $6 million since it began awarding donations in 1998.