(UNDATED) – State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Announces The Top 200 Finalists That Need Your Votes Communities across the United States answered the call from State Farm® to submit causes that would make a positive impact in their neighborhoods. Now these projects need your help by voting for them to bring money to their communities.
From September 23 through October 2, U.S. residents who are 18 and older with a valid email address can vote for their favorite cause at www.neighborhoodassist.com to help bring a $25,000 grant to each of the top 40 vote-getters.
Two thousand submissions were received in July through State Farm Neighborhood Assist, a crowd-sourced philanthropic program that empowers communities to identify issues in their neighborhoods. The State Farm Review Committee selected the top 200 finalists, of which 36 states are represented.
Indiana has the following five causes in the top 200:
- Blessings in a Backpack in Floyd County New Albany.
- Building Mental Health for Minority Children in Evansville, Indiana Evansville
- The Brain Kitchen – Helping Children Grow and Thrive No Matter Their Circumstance – Marion
- The Eleos Center: Mercy. Hope. Opportunity – Anderson
- Bridging Covid-19 Gap: School Buddies 1-to-1 Mentoring – Warsaw
The top 200 causes have until Oct. 2 at 11:59pm ET to rally votes and anyone voting is allowed up to 10 votes per day. Voters can use them all on one cause, or spread them out in any way among multiple causes.
On November 4, the top 40 vote-receiving causes will be announced at
www.neighborhoodassist.com and a $25,000 grant will be awarded to each of the affiliated nonprofits.
“During these challenging times, State Farm is pleased to offer grant opportunites through Neighborhood Assist,” said Annette Martinez, State Farm Senior Vice President. “It’s part of our commitment to helping build safer, stronger, and better educated communities.”
For a complete list of the top 200 causes or to vote for a cause, go to www.neighborhoodassist.com starting Sept. 23 at 12 a.m. ET.