2 local causes vie for votes to land $25,000 grants

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Published: Sep. 22, 2020 at 12:37 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Two CSRA organizations are among hundreds across the U.S. hoping to win a $25,000 grant through State Farm Neighborhood Assist.

Organizers said 2,000 nominations were received through the crowd-sourced philanthropic program that empowers communities to identify issues in their neighborhoods. A review committee selected the top 200 finalists, with 36 states represented.

From Wednesday through Oct. 2, U.S. residents who are 18 and older with a valid email address can vote for their favorite cause at

The top 40 vote-getters will get a $25,000 grant.

Eight Georgia organizations made the finalist list, including:

Anyone voting is allowed up to 10 votes per day that can all be used on one cause or spread out among multiple causes. The top 40 vote-receiving causes will be announced Nov. 4.

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