2017 Travelers Excellence in Community Resilience Award Recipient to
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Travelers
Foundation, the charitable arm of The Travelers Companies, Inc.
today announced that it is accepting applications for its annual
Travelers Excellence in Community Resilience Award. The award was
created to recognize nonprofits dedicated to helping communities prepare
for, and recover from, catastrophic events. The winning organization
will receive a $100,000 grant, presented at the annual “Kicking Off
Hurricane Preparedness Season” symposium in June, hosted by the
company’s public policy division, the Travelers
“We’re looking for organizations that are advancing the country’s
disaster preparedness and response capabilities,” said Marlene Ibsen,
CEO and President of the Travelers Foundation. “The ability to
effectively plan for catastrophes can make an incredible difference in
the amount of time it takes a community to recover.”
Previous Travelers Excellence in Community Resilience Award recipients
are All Hands Volunteers, a nonprofit disaster relief organization, and
Team Rubicon, a nonprofit that leverages the skills and experiences of
military veterans to deploy emergency response teams after disasters.
For award criteria, applicant guidelines or to apply, please visit the Travelers
Community website. Applications will be accepted now through Dec. 5,
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approximately 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately
$27 billion in 2015. For more information, visit www.travelers.com.
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