MAYORS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MAYORS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mayors, Wal-Mart announce innovation fund http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57677677-79/manufacturing-mart-wal-innovation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57677677-79/manufacturing-mart-wal-innovation.html.csp">Mayors, Wal-Mart announce innovation fund</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T08:18:05.236-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 08:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wal-Mart and the Wal-Mart Foundation announced plans Thursday in Washington, D.C., to launch a $10 million U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund, where eligible nonprofit organizations can apply for grants of $100,000 or more. The idea is to help increase U.S. manufacturing. According to a release from Wal-Mart, the first year of the initiative will focus on innovation in textiles manufacturing and common manufacturing processes that apply to a broad range of consumer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57677677@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 08:18:05 MDT