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April 11, 2014
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Congratulations to Shopping Barra in Brazil

Congratulations to Shopping Barra in Brazil, the 2014 ICSC Foundation Latin American Community Support Award recipient. Shopping Barra’s winning campaign, “Tree of Dreams”, was a holiday initiative that granted the holiday wish to needy children in the shopping center’s community. What was remarkable about their “Tree of Dreams” was how many children they reached. Over…

March 14, 2014
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It’s March Madness ICSC Foundation-Style!

March is synonymous with one thing, college basketball. The ICSC Foundation is getting in on the madness and providing you with an easy way to show your school pride while helping the next generation of industry leaders. The ICSC Foundation, led by foundation director John Crossman CCIM, CRX, has made huge strides in their Undergraduate…

February 21, 2014
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Help The ICSC Foundation Reach It’s Goal!

2013 marked the ICSC Foundation’s 25th anniversary. It seemed like the perfect opportunity to embark upon our first capital campaign to grow the endowment and programs. Last May at RECon, a $5M campaign over three years was launched. We ended 2013 collecting $2.3M in payments and pledges. With things going so well the timeline was…

February 14, 2014
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Congrats To Our Two New Community Service Award Winners!

The ICSC Foundation is proud to honor two more shopping center developers with Community Service Awards. The ICSC Foundation awards shopping centers from around the globe for their charitable efforts with the Community Support Awards. In the Asia Pacific, the Link Management Limited, based out of Kowloon, Hong Kong, won for their “The Link Community…

January 10, 2014
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Time Is Running Out! Apply for ICSC Foundation Scholarships

The ICSC Foundation’s professional development scholarships are closing in just over a weeks. It is time to apply for either the John T. Riordan Professional Education Scholarship or the Planigrupo Latin American Fellowship in Honor of Milton Cooper and Dave Henry. Several of our past scholarship recipients have been kind enough to share their experiences…

December 13, 2013
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Use #MindfulMalls to Promote Holiday Philanthropy

In October, the ICSC Foundation launched the #MindfulMalls hashtag, a Twitter campaign to promote and recognize the incredible generosity and community spirit within the shopping center industry, and it’s been a huge success. We received countless tweets, pictures, and video of events, fundraisers and community outreach focused on theme of the month: breast cancer awareness.…

November 1, 2013
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Foundation Fridays: Do You Believe in the Future of Retail Real Estate? We Do!

Do you believe in the future of retail real estate? We do and that is why we are proud to offer several scholarship and fellowships to help shape the next generation of industry leaders.   Whether you are a university student, a working professional or new to the industry, the ICSC Foundation has created unique…

October 25, 2013
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ICSC Foundation Introduces #MindfulMalls

The ICSC Foundation is launching a Twitter campaign to show the world all the good that malls do to bring awareness and raise funds for causes like breast cancer, heart disease, poverty and the countless other important issues that you support. This month is all about breast cancer. If your centers or malls are doing…