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WordWrite PR Client The Sprout Fund Launches Biodiversity Initiative

 

WordWrite supports PR, awareness efforts in community-based biodiversity and sustainability projects

As United Nations World Environment Day approaches on June 5, 2010 and the International Year of Biodiversity is already underway, The Sprout Fund has launched an initiative to support environmental efforts surrounding these events.

spring program

The Spring Program is a funding stream to support local biodiversity initiatives in 2011. Subsidized by The Pittsburgh Foundation, this new program will catalyze community-based projects in Allegheny County and the surrounding communities of Southwestern Pennsylvania with small grants of up to $20,000. Spring builds on the non-profit Sprout Fund's mission to support innovative ideas and grassroots community projects that catalyze change in Pittsburgh.

WordWrite Communications, a Pittsburgh-based public relations agency, is working with The Sprout Fund to create awareness of The Spring Program with local bloggers and news media to help Spring gain momentum in the local community. WordWrite will be spreading the word via social media as well traditional media in its efforts.

WordWrite PR client The Sprout Fund Spring Program

On Friday, June 4 from 5:30-9:30 p.m., Sprout welcomes friends, neighbors, supporters and those who want to learn more about the organization for an evening of music and refreshments at its offices in Bloomfield. The Summer Open House also offers a chance to meet the Sprout Fund board and staff and provide an opportunity to learn more about Sprout’s programs, including Spring. For more information, visit Sprout’s Facebook page.

About The Sprout Fund
The Sprout Fund is a nonprofit organization supporting innovative ideas and grassroots community projects that are catalyzing change in Pittsburgh. Through its programs and activities, Sprout enriches the Pittsburgh region’s vitality by engaging citizens, amplifying voices, supporting creativity and innovation, and cultivating connected communities.

Founded in 2001, Sprout facilitates community-led solutions to local and regional challenges and supports efforts to create thriving, progressive, and culturally diverse communities. Sprout is dedicated to serving those who demonstrate the drive and capacity to think creatively about their communities. With strong working relationships to many community organizations and regional stakeholders, The Sprout Fund is one of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s leading agencies on issues related to civic engagement, talent attraction and retention, public art, and catalytic small-scale funding.

About WordWrite Communications, LLC
WordWrite Communications, LLC helps its clients share their great, untold stories with everyone who needs to hear them. WordWrite specializes in crisis, employee, executive and media communications with particular expertise in health care, manufacturing and technology. WordWrite clients range from small start-ups to Fortune 1000 and global firms. WordWrite clients share a fundamental belief in the value of two-way communications and authentic stories told by fluent storytellers. Among WordWrite's clients are: KIT Solutions, Koppers Inc., MEDRAD, Inc., Pfizer, Inc., Redstone Highlands, and Regency Global Transportation. For more information on WordWrite, visit http://www.wordwritepr.com, http://www.facebook.com/wordwritepr, or http://twitter.com/wordwritepr.

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