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PEYTON MANNING’S PEYBACK FOUNDATION AWARDS MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN GRANTS TO YOUTH-BASED COMMUNITY AGENCIES IN FOUR STATES

By: Broncos PR Email
By: Broncos PR Email

The PeyBack Foundation announced the annual distribution of funds serving 153 community agencies in Colorado, Tennessee, Louisiana and Indiana. Funds totaling $1 million are being distributed this year to community organizations supporting programs serving youth and at risk children and families.

“The mission and work of the PeyBack Foundation is something we are very passionate about and to be able to continue our growth through increased giving is very rewarding. This year, we are fortunate to be able to provide our largest donation total of $1 million to youth based community organizations. With this donation, now collectively throughout the years, we have awarded over $5.6 million in grants to 995 youth organizations in Colorado, Tennessee, Louisiana and Indiana.” said Peyton Manning, PeyBack Foundation President.

(Please see bottom of page for a list of organizations that will be presented with checks from the PeyBack Foundation today at 1 p.m. following Manning’s group media availability; attached to this e-mail is a list of all organizations receiving grants from the PeyBack Foundation in 2014)

The 2014 grants will be distributed to 153 youth based organizations in Colorado, Tennessee, Louisiana and Indiana. The PeyBack Foundation received 604 applications this year — 81 youth related charities throughout Colorado will receive $630,000, 32 Tennessee organizations will receive $175,000, 23 Louisiana organizations will receive $120,000 and 17 Indiana organizations will receive $75,000.

The PeyBack Foundation, a public non-profit corporation, was established by Peyton Manning in 1999 to promote the future success of disadvantaged youth by assisting programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for children at risk. The PeyBack Foundation has provided more than $10 million of impact to at risk youth through its grants and programs since its inception.

Requests for grants are accepted from non-profit agencies and organizations actively advancing the welfare of disadvantaged children in Colorado, Tennessee, Louisiana and Indiana. All requests for financial assistance are given careful consideration by the PeyBack Foundation and grants are awarded based on the unique merits of the individual agency, its goal, mission and programs. Each organization must complete a PeyBack Foundation grant application to be considered. Grant application information will be available online at www.peytonmanning.com in September.

Please contact Elizabeth Ellis with the PeyBack Foundation at 317-257-2313 or email Elizabeth@peytonmanning.com with any questions.


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