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$200,000 in Second Quarter Grants Awarded to
Local Nonprofits Through the Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (July 11, 2014)

Through the Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund, $200,000 in second quarter grants was recently distributed to 14 nonprofit organizations in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Since 1991, more than $40 million has been granted through the Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund to support programs that move low-income children and families to self-sufficiency.

The McCormick Foundation matches all donations at fifty cents on the dollar. In addition, all administrative costs are covered by the Sun Sentinel and the McCormick Foundation, allowing 100% of all donations, plus the match, to directly support these invaluable programs and services.

About the Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund

The Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund, a Fund of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, is committed to supporting programs that move low-income children and families to self-sufficiency. Since 1991, through the Fund, over 2,500 grants totaling nealy $41.5 million have been awarded to local nonprofit organizations serving Broward and Palm Beach counties. To learn more about the Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund, visit sunsentinelchildrensfund.org and “Like” us on Facebook.

About the Robert R. McCormick Foundation

The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is committed to fostering communities of educated, informed and engaged citizens. Through philanthropic programs, Cantigny Park and museums, the Foundation helps develop citizen leaders and works to make life better in our communities. The Foundation was established as a charitable trust in 1955, upon the death of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, the longtime editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is one of the nation's largest foundations, with more than $1.5 billion in assets. For more information, please visit McCormickFoundation.org , follow us on Twitter, and “Like” us on Facebook.

Sun Sentinel Children's Fund
333 S.W. 12 Ave. Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
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954-356-4448 - or - 954-385-7981
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