Cox Communications’ ( Nebraska and Iowa employees awarded $95,000 to 13 nonprofits through its unique employee-funded Cox Charities Community Investment Program. More than 70 applications were received this year to support programs supporting education, technology, social issues, the arts and health and human service causes.

After careful deliberation by an advisory panel of local Cox employees, the following organizations will receive $7,500: Angels Among Us, Bags of Fun, CASA for Douglas County, Child Saving Institute, Completely KIDS, Generation Diamond Corporation, Heartland Hope, Nebraska Diaper Bank, Nebraska Maintenance Academy, Project Harmony Child Advocacy Center, Sheltering Tree and Sienna Francis House.

In addition to the $95,000 in Community Investment Grant awarded this year, the Cox Charities Innovation in Education Program will begin accepting applications on September 1. Education grants will fund classroom programs and initiatives for our deserving educators.

Since 2006, Cox Charities has supported educators and nonprofit organizations throughout these employee-funded grants totaling more than $8.6 million. For Cox Charities Community Investment Grant applications and more information, visit

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