Nissan Foundation Seeks Grantees For 2013

                  Nissan Foundation Seeks Grantees For 2013

PR Newswire

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2012

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Nissan Foundation is
pleased to announce the call for Letters of Intent (LOI) for its 2013 grant
year. The mission of the Nissan Foundation is to build community by valuing
diversity. Nonprofit organizations located in Southern California, North
Central Texas, Middle Tennessee, South Central Mississippi, Eastern Michigan,
and the New York and Atlanta Metro areas are encouraged to apply with programs
that support the Foundation's mission.

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"The Nissan Foundation is committed to enriching people's lives in the
neighborhoods where Nissan operates," said Vicki Smith, executive director of
the Nissan Foundation.  "The Foundation supports numerous educational programs
that celebrate and foster appreciation for diversity while creating a positive
influence in the community."

The Foundation was established in 1992. Over the past 20 years, the
philanthropic organization has contributed more than $6.4 million to more than
100 nonprofit groups. The Foundation is committed to celebrating cultural
diversity as a means to promote respect for others, generate alternative ways
of thinking, strengthen self-awareness and enrich communities.

The Foundation application process is conducted electronically to eliminate
paper waste and align with Nissan's global mission to support a greener
environment.

Organizations that meet the Foundation's eligibility requirements and that
wish to apply for an initial grant from the Nissan Foundation must submit an
LOI by Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Nissan Foundation grants are awarded annually;
the next grants will be awarded in July 2013. For more information about the
Nissan Foundation and its application process, visit
http://www.nissanusa.com/about/corporate-info/community-relations.html.

About the Nissan Foundation

Established in 1992, the mission of the Nissan Foundation is to build
community through valuing cultural diversity. The Nissan Foundation is part
of Nissan North America's commitment to "enrich people's lives" by helping to
meet the needs of communities throughout the United States through
philanthropic investments, corporate outreach sponsorships, in-kind donations
and other charitable contributions. More information on the Nissan's
community relations activities can be found online at
http://www.nissanusa.com/about/corporate-info/community-relations.html.

About Nissan Americas

In the Americas, Nissan's operations include automotive styling, engineering,
consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, distribution and
manufacturing.Nissan is dedicated to improving the environment under the
Nissan Green Program and was recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year
by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2010 and 2011. More information
on Nissan in North America, the Nissan LEAF and zero emissions can be found at
www.nissanusa.com.

Blue Citizenship is the commitment of Nissan Motor Company to realize our
vision of Enriching People's Lives. We commit to our customers, employees,
shareholders and the communities where we do business to deliver engaging,
valuable and sustainable mobility for all. Through our business activities, we
aim to create economic value and to actively contribute toward the development
of a sustainable society.

SOURCE Nissan North America

Website: http://www.nissanusa.com
Contact: Vicki Smith, Executive Director, Nissan Foundation, +1-615-725-0749,
vicki.smith@nissan-usa.com; Nikki Clemmer, Project Coordinator, Corporate
Social Responsibility, Nissan North America, +1-615-725-5644,
nikki.clemmer@nissan-usa.com