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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation lends $2.2 million in local currency to ACEP Burkina for on-lending to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs)

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation (GCA), based in Luxembourg, has announced that it has lent in local currency the equivalent of approximately 2.2 million dollars to the microfinance institution (ACEP) of Burkina. One of the four members of the ACEP Group, ACEP Burkina provides financial services to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in urban […]

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$2 million from the Pritzker Foundation creates a chair in sustainability at UCLA Samueli

IOs Angeles philanthropists Tony and Jeanne Pritzker have pledged $2 million to the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering through their charitable foundation. The funds will create the Pritzker Chair in Sustainability and support the Faculty Excellence Fund, designed to attract and retain outstanding engineering faculty. Gaurav Sant, director of the Institute for Carbon Management at […]

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Foundation’s $700 Million Greater Together Campaign Offers Community New Opportunity to Make Generational Impact

To rally community support at a pivotal time in our region’s forward trajectory, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is entering the public phase of a $700 million philanthropic campaign to build a Milwaukee for All. The Foundation’s Greater Together Campaign, a comprehensive campaign spanning 2017-2023, invites everyone in greater Milwaukee to play a catalytic role in […]

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Zacks: Analysts expect First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) to post quarterly sales of $89.23 million

Wall Street analysts expect First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM – Get Rating) to report revenue of $89.23 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have made estimates of First Foundation’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate of $88.20 million and the highest estimate of $90.80 million. First Foundation recorded sales of $66.14 million […]

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Cura Foundation and Sanford Health win two awards in the

NEW YORK, March 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — The Cura Foundation today announced it was named a Silver Winner for its #UniteToPrevent PSA campaign in the Best Nonprofit Campaign and Best Influencer Endorsement (Healthcare) categories. as part of the Inaugural Anthem Awards. The PSA campaign was produced by Cura Foundation President and […]

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Ralph C. Wilson Jr Foundation

When it comes to sourcing and writing grants to “elevate” the status of local arts and culture, the executive director of the Genesee-Orléans Regional Arts Council leaves no stone unturned. Appearing before the Genesee County Legislature’s Social Services Committee on Monday afternoon, Gregory Hallock said he was committed to finding funds for capital projects at […]

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UA Little Rock Announces New Foundation Fund Board Members, Chair

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced four new members who will serve three-year terms on the UA Little Rock Foundation Fund Board of Trustees. New members include JR Bizzell, vice president of risk management for Stephens Insurance; The Honorable Mark Leverett, State District Judge for District 31; Scott Ruffner, unit general manager for […]

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Provenance Blockchain Foundation Announces Banking Director Morgan McKenney as CEO

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Provenance Blockchain Foundation announced today that Morgan McKenney joined the organization as CEO. In this role, McKenney will partner with a range of financial institutions, fintechs, developers and industry players to lead the growth and adoption of Provenance Blockchain, an open-source public blockchain designed specifically for the […]

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M-PESA Foundation brings telemedicine initiative to Samburu

Samburu, Kenya, March 1 – The M-PESA Foundation and the Gertrude Hospital Foundation today launched their telemedicine initiative, Daktari Smart, in Samburu County. The program targets over 32,000 children in Lamu, Samburu, Homabay and Baringo counties and aims to reduce the number of referrals of sick children by allowing health facilities in the county to […]

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University of Maine Foundation President and CEO Jeff Mills to Receive National Foundation Leadership Award – UMaine News

The President and CEO of the University of Maine Foundation is one of two leaders to receive the 2022 national CASE Commonfund College and University Foundation Award. Jeffery Mills, Ph.D., president and CEO of the University of Maine Foundation, will be recognized for his contributions at the 2022 CASE Conference for College and University Foundations […]

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Robin Boyd Foundation Launches Manning Clark House 3D Tour | Canberra time

news, latest news, Robin Boyd Foundation, canberra tourism, in fact tourism, Professor Manning Clark Technology usually reserved for estate agents is used to showcase one of the capital’s most architecturally significant homes. The Robin Boyd Foundation is set to release an in-depth 3D tour of the Manning Clark House this week, featuring around 30 interviews […]

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Abramovich hands over control of Chelsea to the club’s foundation

LONDON, UK, Feb. 26 – Chelsea’s Russian owner Roman Abramovich said on Saturday he was handing over the “stewardship and care” of the Premier League club to the trustees of his charitable foundation. The move comes as Russia faces intense scrutiny following its invasion of Ukraine this week. Billionaire Abramovich, who took over at Stamford […]

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What to see at the Sharjah Art Foundation Spring 2022 Program

For its spring 2022 program, the Sharjah Art Foundation promises to take viewers on a journey. Among them is the Arabian Sea, with Mumbai artists’ studio documentary CAMP From to Gulf to Gulf (2013) and Ghana, as photographer Gerald Annan-Forson’s images during the country’s revolution in the late 1970s will be the focus of a […]

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Mastercard Foundation and Financial Sector Deepening launch new fund to kick-start 50,000 micro and small businesses in Uganda

Kampala — Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Uganda, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, today launched a five-year Micro and Small Enterprise (MSE) Recovery Fund under the Young Africa Works initiative, to help 50,000 businesses to recover from the effects of the pandemic. The $20 million (approximately US$70 billion) fund will shorten the recovery process for […]

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Aiken Horse Park Foundation’s fundraising campaign begins its public phase with the aim of raising $7 million | News

The Aiken Horse Park Foundation prepares for the future with a fundraising campaign. Known as The Next Chapter, the fundraising effort is in the early stages of its public phase. One of the campaign’s goals is to provide money to pay for more equipment at Bruce’s Field, which is the venue for the $50,000 Eventing […]

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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report 2021 Financial Results

OAKLAND, Calif. – Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their respective subsidiaries (KFHP/H) released their 2021 annual financial results. Total operating revenue for 2021 was $93.1 billion, compared to $88.7 billion in 2020. Total operating expenses were $92.5 billion, compared to $86.5 billion the previous year. Operating profit was $611 million, or […]

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Westerner Foundation Capital Campaign 2021 raises more than $ 7.6 million

2. Innovation & Events 3. Education and community engagement 4. Other programs and services aimed at providing exceptional guest experiences through top-notch facilities. Earlier this year, the Westerner Foundation, in partnership with a group of volunteer community leaders interested in the future of Westerner Park, launched fundraising efforts to support the Capital Programs pillar. These […]

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West Bank Community Donates $ 100,000 to Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Foundation Investment Fund | Good for Santa Barbara

Posted on November 15, 2021 | 3:18 p.m. Source: Martin E. Plourd for Community West Bank Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Vice President Arie Dejong receives a big check from Community West Bank CEO Marty Plourd and Community West Bancshares Board Chairman Bill Peeples. (Courtesy photo) The West Bank community donated $ 100,000 to the Goleta […]

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Three Significant Grants Awarded by the Juneau Community Foundation Capital Fund

Juneau Community Foundation Executive Director, Amu Skilbred Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – Officials from the Juneau Community Foundation spoke about three major grants recently made from its capital fund, aimed at improving the capital and adjacent areas, while being guests on Action Line. Executive Director Amy Skilbred said a grant in the amount of $1.25 million […]

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Juturna Supports St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Foundation Fundraising Campaign | News

GREENSBORO, GA – Juturna Water is proud to have pledged its support for the St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Foundation’s $ 3 million fundraising campaign to purchase 640-slice CT scanner, Permanent MRI and construction of a space for a cardiac stress lab and the new MRI system. Juturna Water is a Silver Gift Level ($ 10,000 […]

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Foundation Capital Partners makes strategic investment in Ghost Kitchens platform

Wired kitchens Before Covid, the food delivery space certainly had favorable winds, but the pandemic only accelerated its growth and demand for specialized logistics space ” – David Steinberg NEW YORK, NEW YORK, United States, August 18, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Foundation Capital Partners (“FCP”), a New York-headquartered real estate investment management firm with offices in […]

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DreamBuilt Supports St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Foundation Fundraising Campaign | News

GREENSBORO, Ga. – DreamBuilt has stepped up support for the St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Foundation’s $3 million fundraising campaign for purchase a 640-slice CT scanner, a permanent MRI system, and build space for a cardiac stress lab and the new MRI system. DreamBuilt is a Gold Gift Level Member ($20,000 to $49,999) of the Good […]

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Green Lagoon Creatures: Sea Change Foundation

Creatures of the Green Lagoon: San Francisco Mega-Foundations Bankrolling Eco-Activism (Complete Series)Paris rises from the dead | Tom Steyer | Sea Change FoundationEnergy Foundation | ClimateWorks Foundation Nat Simons and the Sea Change Foundation At the more moderate end of San Francisco’s “green” lagoon sits Nathaniel “Nat” Simons, a Bay Area billionaire who made his […]

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The organizational restructuring of Black Lives Matter: BLM Global Network Foundation

This is part two of a two-part series on the organizational restructuring of Black Lives Matter. Read the first part here. The year 2020 has seen even more dramatic changes within the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation (BLM Global Network Foundation). The organization underwent a leadership change and experienced internal turmoil related to its […]

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Joanne Chen just became the first female GP at Foundation Capital since founder Kathryn Gould – TechCrunch

Joanne Chen has just become the second female general partner in the history of Foundation Capital, a now 26-year-old Silicon Valley venture capital firm. If she were still alive, Foundation founder Kathryn Gould would undoubtedly encourage development. Known for her great personality, Gould first met Chen when Chen was an MBA student at the University […]

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Turing.com Announces $14M Seed Funding Round Led by Foundation Capital

PALO ALTO, Calif., August 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Turing.coman automated platform that enables companies to reduce the time it takes to hire software engineers from months to days, a company announced today. $14 million seed funding round led by Foundation Capital and including a number of high-profile investors. Turing taps into a global pool of […]

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Q&A with Foundation Capital Partner Morgan Lai

Many tech companies in Taiwan have shown growing interest in working with and investing in startups. But for startups to survive the competition, according to Silicon Valley-based Foundation Capital partner Morgan Lai, they need strong marketing capabilities. Lai, who sets up Formulate Ventures under Foundation Capital, recently explained to Digitimes why many venture capital funds […]

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Bush Foundation fundraising campaign launched with $4 million contribution – WTAW

The George & Barbara Bush Foundation has officially launched a $60 million capital campaign for various projects at the George HW Bush Presidential Center. The campaign, described by the foundation as “a series of critical improvements to educational programs” at the center, includes scholarships and support for Bush School programs and faculty, updates and improvements […]

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Foundation Capital hires Rhode Island-based Angus Davis as new partner

Foundation capital, a Palo Alto-based venture capital firm, recruited another partner this week. Silicon Valley venture store hired Angus Davisa former founder who sold a company to Microsoft, who join the company from his perch in Rhode Island, a small state you can find on a map here.1 Subscribe to the Daily Crunchbase Rhode Island […]

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Platzi raises $6M Series A from Foundation Capital

Don’t worry, we’re talking about: Spanish (Spanish), too much! Contxto – Platzi, a Colombian start-up specializing in technology education, has landed US$6 million from Foundation Capital in Silicon Valley. In summary As technology becomes more and more integrated into our daily lives, the need for more professionals to understand, participate in and develop new innovations […]

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Branch International Raises $170M in Series C Funding, Led by Foundation Capital and Visa

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Plugged, the most downloaded financial app in Africa, announced a new global partnership and investment from Visa (NYSE: V). Both companies share a vision of bringing financial access to billions of people still unserved by banks. Visa’s investment in Branch will help expand financial access across the African continent, while fueling further expansion […]

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Grabr Secures $8M in Funding Led by Foundation Capital

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Grabr, the SF-based platform introducing a faster, more reliable way to deliver international products direct to consumer, today announced it has closed an $8 million Series A funding round led by Foundation Capital with participation from Geoff Donaker, former COO of Yelp, Matt Wyndowe, formerly head of product partnerships with Uber, and Gokul […]

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Bolt Threads raises $106M from Foundation Capital and Formation 8 – TechCrunch

Our playful senses tingle here. According to an SEC filing, TechCrunch has learned that Bolt Threads, the biotech company turning microbes into spider silk, is raising $106 million in Series D funding. Bolt Threads has had a meteoric rise since he first told TC about his ambitious ambition to make spider silk, a material tougher […]

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Foundation Capital closes its eighth fund with $325 million – TechCrunch

Foundation Capital, a 20-year-old Menlo Park, California-based venture capital firm, has raised $325 million for its eighth fund, six months after launching its official fundraising effort. The fund is slightly larger than its $282 million predecessor, which closed in April 2013, but is well below the $750 million the Foundation closed in 2008 for its […]

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AdRise raises $2 million in foundation capital to deliver videos (and ads) to more connected TVs – TechCrunch

Roku, Samsung, LG, Google TV – with all these connected devices on the market, it was only a matter of time before users started, you know, plugging them in and streaming videos on them. It’s finally starting to happen, albeit a little slower than some would like. There is only one problem. Building apps for […]