Four nonprofit organizations were selected to receive $25,000 from the EMC Insurance Foundation in the final phase of the 100 Ways of Giving program sponsored by EMC Insurance Companies in 2011. In total, EMC gave away $200,000 through the program, in celebration of the company’s centennial. Read the press release.
The following four nonprofits received $25,000 each:
The Potosi Foundation, Inc.
Nominated by TRICOR Insurance,
Special Olympics Iowa
Nominated by Holmes Murphy and Associates, Des Moines, Iowa
Six other top vote getters received $1,500 each:
The Buddy Foundation, Arlington Heights, Ill.
Nominated by Insurance Service Center, Inc
The First Tee of Tucson-Conquistadores Youth Golf Fund, Tucson, Ariz.
Nominated by Crest Insurance Group
Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community, Johnston, Iowa
Nominated by CSB Insurance Group
Mountain Home Christian Clinic, Mountain Home, Ark.
Nominated by Todd Gilbert Insurance
Neurofibromatosis Midwest, St. Charles, Ill.
Nominated by The Nolan Agency
The Option Institute/Autism Treatment Center, Sheffield, Mass.
Nominated by Forsberg Engerman Company
In early 2011, the EMC Insurance Foundation awarded $1,000 grants to 91 nonprofit organizations that were selected by top EMC insurance agencies. Those nonprofit organizations competed through online public voting on this website for an additional $25,000 grant. The foundation awarded the additional grants based on the public votes and a review of categories for each organization, including overall community impact, organizational support and the population served. The remaining $9,000 was divided between the six other organizations that received the most votes out of the nearly 1 million votes that were cast.