The Coca-Cola Foundation Gives $8.8 Million to Help Develop Sustainable Communities

  The Coca-Cola Foundation Gives $8.8 Million to Help Develop Sustainable

   Six Million People in 23 Countries Expected to Benefit from Coca-Cola’s

Business Wire

ATLANTA -- August 8, 2013

The Coca-Cola Foundation – the global philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola
Company -- awarded US$8.8 million in grants to 66 community organizations
worldwide during the second quarter of 2013.

The latest grants support the Foundation’s focus areas of enhancing personal
well-being, building strong communities and protecting the environment.
Between April and June, $1.9 million was directed to physical activity and
well-being programs; $4.6 million to local priorities that include education,
community improvement and other social well-being programs; and $2.3 million
to water stewardship, recycling and environmental programs.

“The Coca-Cola Foundation is committed to addressing the needs of the
communities in the 200-plus countries where we operate,” said Lisa M. Borders,
Chair of The Coca-Cola Foundation and Vice President of Global Community
Connections for The Coca-Cola Company. “These organizations are creating the
type of change needed to improve people’s lives, build sustainable communities
and enhance our environment for future generations.”

Organizations receiving grant funding from The Coca-Cola Foundation during the
second quarter of 2013 include:


Active Healthy Living

  *DESEM Dek Urguay, Dale Juguemos (Let’s Play), Uruguay, $15,000
  *Valo, Valtakunnallinen Liikunta Ja Urhiluorganisaatio Ry, MUUVIT Olympic
    Adventure!, Finland, $400,000
  *NPO Japan Running Promotion Organization, Improving Running Ability for
    Healthy Active Lifestyles in Japan, Japan, $190,000
  *Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Active Transportation
    in Ireland and Potential Health Impacts, Spain, $138,000
  *Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Addendum to BEFRI (Berlin Risk
    Evaluation in Women): ELS-Substudy, Germany, $132,000
  *West Ham United Community Sports Trust, Beat the Street EPODE, United
    Kingdom, $130,000
  *John Tung Foundation, 2013 Rope Skipping for Healthy Lifestyles, Taiwan
    Province Of China, $120,000
  *Fundación Junior Achievement Ecuador, "Apúntate a Jugar Plus" (Sign Up to
    Play Plus), Ecuador, $100,000
  *Purdue University, College of Health and Human Sciences, Active Healthy
    Living and Sports Dietetics Program, United States, $100,000
  *Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, Improving Adolescent
    Health Through Faith Communities, United States, $50,000
  *National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, Do Like Olympians, Ukraine, $50,000
  *Youth Villages, Recreational Therapy and Nutrition Education for Girls in
    Georgia, United States, $45,000
  *Fundacion Emprender, Let's Play, Bolivia, $45,000
  *Latvian Association of Dietary and Nutrition Specialists, Healthy
    Nutrition Programme, Latvia, $25,000
  *Maistobankas (Food Bank), Sveikatiada Healthy School Program, Lithuania,
  *Special Olympics Ukraine, I Know, I Can!, Ukraine, $20,000



  *World Wildlife Fund, Inc., Project Catalyst: Great Barrier Reef,
    Australia, $500,000
  *Landcare Australia Ltd., The Landcare Australia Watershed Protection and
    Regeneration Program 2013, Australia, $105,000
  *World Wide Fund for Nature – Pakistan, Improving Sub-Watershed Management
    and Environmental Awareness around Ayubia National Park (G200-Western
    Himalayas)-Phase V, Pakistan, $99,998
  *Atma Jaya, Rain Water Harvesting System to Support A Healthy Active
    School, Indonesia, $74,887
  *Nature Conservancy, The Chongón-Colonche and Cerro Blanco Ecological
    Corridor: An initiative to Conserve and Restore Key Water Sources and
    Biodiversity, Ecuador, $25,000


  *Mahila Sewa Trust, Solar Energy Project in Dungarpur, Rajasthan and
    Sabarkantha, Gujarat, India, $449,692
  *American University of Beirut, Biodiversity Village Award 2013, United
    States, $140,000
  *Ciuada Saludable, Eco-School Program in Peru, Peru, $100,000
  *International Relief & Development, Improving Citrus Orchards, Phase-II,
    Sargodha, Pakistan, $75,000
  *Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru, Coca-Cola Eco-Efficiency Award
    2013, Peru, $75,000
  *Fundacion Emprender, Learning Environmental Entrepreneurship (AEMA:
    Aprender A Emprender En El Medio Ambiente), Bolivia, $45,000
  *Fundacion Paraguaya de Cooperacion y Desarrollo, Aprender a Emprender en
    el Medio Ambiente – AEMA, Paraguay, $40,000
  *DESEM Del Uruguay, AEMA Aprender a Emprender en el Medio Ambiente,
    Uruguay, $40,000
  *Fundacion Galapagos Ecuador, Galapagos Coastal and Submarine Clean Up
    Program, Ecuador, $30,000
  *Chattahoochee Nature Center, Chattahoochee Nature Cultural Experience
    Program, United States, $25,000
  *Fundación Junior Achievement Ecuador, "Aprender a Emprender en el Medio
    Ambiente" - "Learn to Entrepreneur in the Environment", Ecuador, $10,000
  *Co-being Cultural Autonomy, Clean Bay Green Camp, Ukraine, $10,000


Education/Youth Development/Community Improvement

  *Pact Institute, Mekong Vitality Suc Song Mekong, United States, $400,000
  *UNIS CITE, Booster Drop-out Prevention Program, France, $260,000
  *Cruz Roja Española, Building Bridges Between the Job Market and Unemployed
    Young People, Spain, $187,440
  *Clontarf Foundation, TCCAusF- Engaging Aboriginal Boys in Education in
    Australia, Australia, $103,000
  *Beyond Empathy LTD, TCCAusF- Breaking Barriers Building Futures,
    Australia, $103,000
  *Beacon Foundation, The Beacon Program, Australia, $77,000
  *Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience, Australian Indigenous
    Mentoring Experience, Australia, $77,000
  *Kashf Foundation, Mainstreaming Female Entrepreneurs through Microfinance
    and Capacity Building, Pakistan, $75,000
  *Georgia Charter Schools Association, Georgia Charter School of the Year
    Award – 2014, United States, $50,000
  *Newspaper in Education Institute, Choices from the Ground Up, United
    States, $30,000
  *Urban League of Greater Atlanta, Inc., Urban Youth Empowerment Program
    WORKS, United States, $25,000
  *Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, Inc., Making Sports A Safe Place, United
    States, $25,000
  *New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Arts Education, United States, $25,000
  *Georgia Center for Nonprofits, Developing Leaders through Nonprofit
    University, United States, $25,000

About The Coca-Cola Foundation

Since its inception, The Coca-Cola Foundation has awarded more than $500
million in grants to support global sustainable community initiatives. For
more information The Coca-Cola Foundation, please go to

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company,
refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by
Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, our Company's portfolio features
16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero,
vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally,
we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and
juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution
system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of
more than 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building
sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our
environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe,
inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic
development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling
partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than
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Global Community Connections
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