MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 21, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Thirteen non-profit
organizations in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area are receiving a
total of more than $100,000 in contributions from the U.S. Bancorp
"U.S. Bancorp is honored to support the education programs of
these nonprofit organizations," said Teresa Bonner, director of the
U.S. Bancorp Foundation. "An educated community provides a higher
caliber labor force for businesses and helps communities grow and
The U.S. Bancorp Foundation is awarding education grants to the
following Twin Cities community groups:
-- Admission Possible - for general operating support;
-- BestPrep - to assist with its Business Venture and Classroom
-- Boys and Girls Club of the Twin Cities - to provide funding
for its education and career development programs;
-- Citizens League - for general operating support;
-- Cookie Cart Learning Center - for general operating support;
-- Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, Inc. - for general
-- MAP for Nonprofits - for general operating support;
-- Minneapolis Public Schools #1 - to help with its North High
-- Minnesota Private College Fund - to provide U.S. Bancorp
Foundation Scholarship support;
-- Science Museum of Minnesota - for general operating support;
-- Seed Daycare, Inc. - for general operating support;
-- Summit Academy OIC - to provide funding for its job training
and placement program; and
-- YWCA of Minneapolis - for its Savvy Girls' workshop.
U.S. Bancorp, with assets of $190 billion, is the 6th largest
financial services holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,315 banking offices and 4,565 ATMs, and provides a
comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses
and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star Service
Guarantee which assures customers of certain key banking benefits and
services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. U.S.
Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the
web at www.usbank.com.
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733
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