ATLANTA — The philanthropic arm of Coca-Cola donated funds to 38 organizations that support water conservation, community recycling, active healthy living and education.
The Coca-Cola Foundation awarded $4 million in grants to the 38 organizations. The foundation allocated $1 million toward promoting and sustaining active healthy living initiatives; $2.2 million was given to support education programs; $400,000 was given toward promoting water conservation projects; $300,000 was distributed to aid community recycling efforts; and $50,000 was awarded to support local community programs.
"At the foundation, our goal is to make a positive impact by promoting and creating sustainable communities around the world," said Ingrid Saunders Jones, SVP global community connections at Coca-Cola and chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation. "The funding provided to these 38 organizations will support community programs that align to our giving priorities across the United States and Canada."