A total of $26 million in grants has been awarded to 85 community organizations from the Coca-Cola Foundation. The grant will be used to support the foundation's global priority areas including: $9.7 million for water stewardship; $3.6 million for fitness and nutrition; $7.4 million for education; and $4.9 million for community recycling, and other local priorities.
Among the organizations that will receive the grant include: Earth Day Network Philippines, Inc.; UN-Habitat, Schools for Wash and Groundwater Recharge Promotion South Asia; Singapore Environment Council, Community Recycling in Public Housing; Aktif Yasam Dernegi, Active Schools; International Sport And Culture Association; California State University; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; The Coca-Cola Medical Relief Initiative; and World Vision India.
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