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7/31/14 9:00 am EDT

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced today it will provide $5 million to support the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles (LA2015), building on a partnership between Bank of America and Special Olympics that has spanned more than 30 years. Bank of America joins Coca-Cola, Deloitte, Mattel and Toyota as an Official Partner.

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7/30/14 3:14 pm EDT

Bank of America today announced that Diana Gleason has been named market president for Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

As market president, Gleason will be Bank of America’s leader in the Ventura-Santa Barbara market. She will help meet the financial needs of individuals, families and businesses by connecting them to the right resources within Bank of America.  Gleason also will lead Bank of America’s local corporate social responsibility work, leveraging the company’s unmatched more...

7/3/14 11:00 am EDT

Bank of America has donated more than 800 homes in Florida to nonprofit partners that support affordable housing and community stabilization; 240 of those homes were donated to nonprofits that support military service members, veterans and their families.

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7/1/14 9:30 am EDT

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has recognized veteran business leader Jim Jenness as the fourth annual recipient of the Richard M. Daley and Maggie Daley Award.

The award was established in 2010 to honor the Bank of America Chicago Marathon participant who raised the most funds for charity through the annual world-class event. As a member of the Mercy Home Heroes team, Jenness raised more than $81,000 for the local nonprofit, more...

6/25/14 10:00 am EDT

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced that defending champions Rita Jeptoo and Tatyana McFadden, fresh off of World Marathon Majors (WMM) victories in Boston, will return to Chicago to chase consecutive titles.

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6/24/14 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America today published its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, which provides a detailed overview of the company’s environmental, social and economic impact.

“Our CSR program used to revolve around philanthropy – those days are long gone,” said Andrew Plepler, Bank of America Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Policy executive. “While grantmaking is still critical, CSR is now a part of everything we more...

5/28/14 3:30 am EDT

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is proud to announce its participation in the Social Mobility Foundation’s City Talent Initiative. With cross-party support from the Rt. Hon. David Lammy MP, Mark Field MP and Baroness Kramer, the initiative encourages high-achieving young people from low-income backgrounds to consider a university education and a career at a leading City firm.

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5/19/14 1:31 pm EDT

Building on the $1.4 million Bank of America has raised since 2012 through its “Express Your Thanks” campaign to support transitional programming for service members and veterans, the company announced today that it is bringing the program back for a third year. By asking individuals to share their expressions of gratitude for current and former members of the military, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will donate up to $1 million to more...

5/12/14 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America and Vital Voices today launched a weeklong mentoring initiative in Belfast, Northern Ireland, bringing together influential women executives from the public and private sectors to mentor women leaders engaged in small and medium-sized business and social enterprise who are at a tipping point in their professional and personal leadership paths. The initiative is the eighth installation of the Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) and is distinctive in its effort to pair senior more...

4/30/14 12:00 pm EDT

Bank of America today announced plans to assess the use of innovative social financing, such as social impact bonds and other pay-for-success programs, to address critical shortfalls in the funding of effective reintegration and ongoing support services for military veterans.

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3/27/14 1:00 pm EDT

Record-setting cold and a snow-filled winter did not slow Chicago-area runners from registering for this year’s 35th Anniversary Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K, the world’s largest 8-kilometer road race, which closed today when the 40,000-participant capacity was reached. Registration for the March 30 event opened on January 7. The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K is an annual tradition that signals the kickoff to Chicago’s outdoor more...

3/25/14 8:45 am EDT

Bank of America has announced the donation of historic images from its corporate art collection to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. The donation, a collection of 61 black-and-white photographs by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, features Daufuskie Island, a unique, national landmark off the South Carolina coast inhabited by a community whose distinctive language and culture remained strongly influenced by their African heritage.

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3/19/14 10:00 am EDT

Registration for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon opens today at noon Central Time at chicagomarathon.com. Registration will be conducted through a system of guaranteed entry options, as well as through a non-guaranteed entry lottery. The 37th annual event will take place on Sunday, October 12, and will welcome 45,000 registered participants to the flat streets of Chicago. more...

3/17/14 9:00 am EDT

As California experiences its worst drought in modern history, leading to anticipated increases in agriculture-related unemployment and rising food prices, Bank of America is committing its resources to the California Association of Food Banks, Feeding America network and local United Ways as they provide critical services to communities that may be hardest hit.

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3/4/14 9:00 am EST

Bank of America and Vital Voices today launched a week-long mentoring initiative in Mexico City. The Global Ambassadors Program (GAP), which runs from March 4 through 8, brings together influential women leaders from the public and private sectors to mentor women from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) who are engaged in business and social enterprise. The program will include one-on-one mentoring sessions, strategic planning workshops focused on building business acumen, and participation more...

2/4/14 9:00 am EST

U2 teamed up with (RED) and Bank of America for the fight against AIDS with a Super Bowl commercial which featured the band performing a new song, “Invisible.” With over 3 million free downloads on iTunes February 2-3, the song generated more than $3 million from Bank of America to support the work of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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1/31/14 11:00 am EST

Bank of America has announced the 2014 Museums on Us program roster, featuring many of the nation’s favorite arts, cultural and historical institutions. From large metropolitan centers like New York City to towns like Rockland, Maine, Museums on Us provides a cultural benefit to Bank of America cardholders across the U.S. Through Museums on Us, Bank of America is able to provide debit and credit cardholders free admission to 150 vibrant cultural more...

1/30/14 9:30 am EST

Through its Community Development Banking business, Bank of America Merrill Lynch provided more than $3.3 billion in loans, tax credit equity investments and other real estate development solutions in 2013. Those commitments were up more than 25 percent from 2012 lending and investing and will help create more than 13,600 affordable housing units.

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1/28/14 7:00 pm EST

During a reception honoring Bank of America’s 2013 Charlotte Neighborhood Builders® awardees and celebrating local nonprofits’ contributions to community, Bank of America announced a $5 million donation to Foundation For The Carolinas (FFTC) to support an initiative to restore the Carolina Theatre. 

More than 200 community leaders and nonprofits were on hand for the presentation where Brian T. Moynihan, chief executive officer of Bank of America, discussed the significance of their work more...

1/23/14 2:00 pm EST

(RED), rock group U2 and Bank of America today announced a partnership that will generate more than $10 million to fight AIDS. Details are available at www.bankofamerica.com/RED.

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1/23/14 12:00 pm EST

Bank of America today announced that Donald (Donnie) Cook has been named Arkansas state president in addition to his role as Little Rock market president. Cook succeeds E. Wilson Moore, who led the state for nine years and will continue in his role as market executive in Middle Market banking.

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1/7/14 9:00 am EST

Registration for the 35th anniversary Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K opens today at noon Central Time. The popular road race is an annual tradition that ushers in spring and signals the kickoff to Chicago running season. The 2014 event will be held on Sunday, March 30, and will welcome 40,000 runners on the flat and fast downtown course that starts and finishes in Grant Park. Interested participants can register online at www. more...

1/7/14 8:54 am EST

Applications are now open for Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s third Returning Talent programme, which aims to help bridge the gap between being a stay-at-home parent or carer and re-entering the workplace. In partnership with the Mumsnet Family Friendly programme and The Executive Coaching Consultancy, the bank is looking to attract women and men from a range of backgrounds including finance, legal and other professional services where their most recent role featured a transferable skill set. more...