PITTSBURGH, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has awarded $650,000 in grants to nine Pittsburgh-area nonprofit organizations. The grants were approved during the BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania's fall meeting.
"We work with our community partners to provide assistance to those who need immediate help and invest in programs that improve the quality of life for those in the region," said Jim McDonald, BNY Mellon's director of global philanthropy. "We continue to invest in organizations that provide critical services to help strengthen our local communities." BNY Mellon employs more than 7,700 people in the Pittsburgh region.
The grant recipients are:
Auberle, Familylinks, Family Services of Western Pennsylvania and Holy Family Institute are community partners in BNY Mellon's Pathways program, a global workforce development initiative to assist vulnerable youth making the transition into adulthood. The program is part of Powering Potential, the company's philanthropic focus on making local communities better places to live and work by targeting organizations that concentrate on workforce development or the provision of basic needs. For more information about the Pathways program, visit www.bnymellon.com/pathways. To learn more about BNY Mellon's Powering Potential initiative and commitment to corporate social responsibility, visit www.bnymellon.com/csr.
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