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Dalke Charitable Foundation donates $2.6 million to McPherson College

Elmer Dalke mentored many McPherson College students employed at McPherson Dillons grocery store, where he served as store manager for 40 years. Elmer O. Dalke, a longtime McPherson resident who died in 2002, is donating $2.6 million through his charitable foundation to expand career-focused learning opportunities for McPherson students Middle School. The donation is a […]

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Funding Grant to Support Digital Literacy Efforts in the Capital Region

Albany officials announced nearly half a million dollars in funding this morning to support digital literacy efforts and provide more young people with internet access. Appearing at the Albany Housing Authority’s Capital South Campus Center, the officials announced funding that will support three Capital Region nonprofits in their efforts to bridge the so-called digital divide. […]

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City of Asheville ARPA Funding Recipients Named

Asheville, North Carolina, USA downtown skyline at dusk. At its meeting on May 10, 2022, the Asheville City Council passed a resolution authorizing the city to execute the agreements for the fulfillment of the American Rescue Plan Act funding recommendations. These funds, in the amount of $11,723,257, come solely from ARPA funding. City Council voted […]

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Big Wave Brass Band of the United States Pacific Fleet. Juneau Hope Endowment Fund. World Bird Migration Day. An evening with comedian David Sedaris.

The US Pacific Fleet’s Big Wave Band performing at the Juneau Maritime Festival (Photo courtesy of Juneau Economic Development Board). High energy is an understatement for the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s Big Wave Brass Band, in town this week for the Juneau Jazz and Classics spring concert series On Juneau afternoon this Tuesday, some of the […]

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Appwrite creates a fund to support maintainers

Appwrite OSS Fund Learna Tel-Aviv, Israel-based open-source backend-as-a-service (BaaS) platform for web, mobile and flutter developers, launched its Free Software Fund (OSS Fund). The fund will award $50,000 in its first year to open source managers whose projects form the foundation of today’s digital infrastructure but are […]

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GLCF provides funds to help Afghan refugees resettle locally

LOWELL — The Greater Lowell Community Foundation has provided $12,000 in grants to three local nonprofit organizations that help new refugees from Afghanistan resettle in the community. The grants were disbursed through the GLCF’s Afghan Resettlement Fund, which was established to help nonprofit organizations ensure refugees are connected to housing, employment, transportation, food, acculturation and […]

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WNY schools will receive nearly $200 million in funding

Schools in Western New York are getting more funding thanks to Governor Kathy Hochul’s 2022-23 state budget. More than $169 million is expected to be spent on area schools. The money will help expand universal pre-K classes and help create 1,300 new pre-K slots locally. “Over the past two years, nearly every aspect of life […]

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Reds Community Fund renovates land in Ludlow, Kentucky

The Reds Community Fund, St. Elizabeth Healthcare and the Duke Energy Foundation teamed up for a one-day service project at Memorial Park and Lemker Field in Ludlow, Ky., Thursday. The volunteer project culminated with the grand opening of the Lemker pitch at St. Elizabeth Ball Park, celebrating a major renovation spanning more than two years. […]

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The 2022 Grand Chess Tour returns with a $1.4 million prize pool across five tournaments in Europe and the United States

Superbet Chess Classic Romania: May 3 – May 15, 2022, Bucharest, Romania Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland: May 17 – May 24, 2022, Warsaw, Poland SuperUnited Rapid & Blitz Croatia: July 18 – July 25, 2021, Zagreb, Croatia St. Louis Rapid & Blitz: August 24 – August 31, 2022, St. Louis, Missouri UNITED STATES Sinquefield […]

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Give Local Midland raises over $457,000 for local nonprofits

More than $457,000 was raised in 24 hours Tuesday to help ensure the economic sustainability of Midland nonprofits. The Midland Area Community Foundation (MACF) has held its ninth “Give Local Midland” campaign, a largely virtual fundraiser to raise money for nonprofits. In total, approximately $457,543 was raised from 881 donors for 72 organizations. “So many […]

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Press release: Fondation S: Sanofi’s new philanthropic spearhead

Foundations: Sanofi’s new philanthropic spearhead Paris, May 4, 2022. Sanofi launch today Foundations – The Sanofi Collective, its philanthropic endowment fund aimed at creating a healthier future for generations. Through donations, partnerships and collective action, Foundations will focus on three critical areas: childhood cancer, the health of communities most vulnerable to the effects of climate […]

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Lendistry will administer the $35 million Dream Fund,

LOS ANGELES, May 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lendistry today announced that it has been selected by the State of California to administer the California Dream Fund Grants, a $35 million program to support entrepreneurship and the creation of small businesses. With their enhanced technical skills and an injection of capital, new small business owners […]

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Youth sports are now free for kids in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) – Thousands of children in southern Colorado have the opportunity to participate in youth sports. The opportunity is free until at least 2026 thanks to the program created by Olympic City USA. Over three years, the organization received a $225,000 grant from the Daniels Fund and another $50,000 grant from the […]

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TV sports reporter to speak at FAN Women’s Gala – Macomb Daily

An award-winning television sportscaster who lost her parents to a drug overdose will speak Wednesday at the second Women Honoring Women Gala sponsored by Families Against Narcotics of Clinton Township. Lauren Sisler, who has broadcast on ESPN and the SEC Network, will speak at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club during the May 4 event that […]

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Kilgore College East Texas Police Academy Hosts Open House for Newly Renovated Facility

KILGORE, Texas (KETK) – Kilgore College East Texas Police Academy held an open house for newly renovated classrooms that were made possible by a $190,000 grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation. New Christian Academy Set to Open at Lufkin for Fall Semester At around 1:30 p.m. on Friday, a presentation was held at […]

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Why a former NFL player turned to philanthropy — then helped his peers do the same – Inside Philanthropy

Dallas-born Matt Stover, 54, played in the NFL for 20 seasons, mostly for the Baltimore Ravens. A trusted kicker for the defensive powerhouse, Stover’s best days came in 2000 when he scored all of his team’s points over a five-game streak and was selected as a Pro Bowler. This Ravens team then beat my New […]

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Here are the winners of the 2022 Hedge Fund Industry Awards

The best hedge fund manager for institutional investors this year is Elliott Management Corp. The hedge fund firm run by Paul Singer won the award for Institutional Hedge Fund Manager of the Year at Institutional investor‘s 19th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards, held at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City on Wednesday. Finalists in […]

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A non-profit organization assists veterans and their families

Veterans abound in San Diego County, and many of them confront challenges after leaving active service. Transitioning to civilian life sometimes necessitates extra schooling and, in many circumstances, financial aid. Since 1904, a nonprofit organization known as the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) has assisted veterans facing similar issues $255 @ Ipass. Veterans and their […]

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The Black Girl Freedom Fund invests over $4 million in 68 organizations as part of the #1Billion4BlackGirls campaign

SAVE GIRLS ON FYER INC (SGOF), one of the Black Girl Freedom Fund grantees, focuses on liberation … [+] of black and brown girls ages 11-17 in Waterbury, CT. Courtesy of SGOF//Jacquee Porter While more conscientious efforts to fund women continue to grow, the statistics are still staggering, especially for black women. Additionally, looking at […]

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Maine Day of Giving celebrates philanthropy as service on April 27 – UMaine News

Maine Day of Giving on April 27, the time when University of Maine alumni and friends near and far come together to support the College of Our Hearts Always as a way to participate in Maine’s traditional annual Day of Giving, sets fundraising records. More than $2.5 million in donations preceded this year’s Maine Day […]

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Ghanaian agtech Farmerline will use new funding to strengthen its infrastructure and help farmers create wealth – TechCrunch

A McKinsey and Co. study suggests that while sub-Saharan Africa has the potential to increase (or even triple) its agricultural production and overall contribution to the economy, the sector remains untapped largely due to lack of access to quality agricultural inputs , to comparable infrastructures such as storage and the market. This is in an […]

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Notre Dame football gets its own NIL collective, the FUND Foundation

The Notre Dame football team has its own NIL Collective, a collective named “FUND Foundation”, which was started by former QB Brady Quinn. By now you have heard a lot about NIL Collectives. Most of the stories there are about things like the NIL collective that is said to be becoming $8 million by a […]

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The Japan Foundation is now accepting arts grant proposals

Black Canvas’ “Wor(L)d of My Bodies” is the final submission from one of 20 recipients of last year’s grant. The Japan Foundation Manila (JFM) opens its call for proposals for the JFM Arts & Culture (JFMAC) grant for 2022. In the fields of film, Japanese studies, literature, music, performing arts and visual arts, the JFMAC […]

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New Fundraising Foundation to Support Niagara Parks Stewardship Efforts

Niagara Parks President April Jeffs and Debbie Whitehouse, President of the new Niagara Parks Foundation, are shown in front of a newly planted oak tree at the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens on Friday, which marked Earth Day, when the new foundation was announced. A new fundraising foundation for the Niagara Parks Commission was unveiled Friday, […]

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RCU Foundation donates $200,000 to Mondovi Public Library

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – The Royal Credit Union Foundation announces that it has donated $200,000 to the Mondovi Public Library for the construction of a new library adjacent to the existing library. “The RCU Foundation’s generous donation for the new Mondovi Public Library Building Fund is so much more than just numbers on a […]

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PG&E will offer $3,000 grants to independent restaurants

Grant recipients can use the money to upgrade equipment to mitigate deferred maintenance and to retain employees to address industry-wide staffing issues. Information provided by PG&E The PG&E Corporation Foundation has announced that it will donate $500,000 to the California Restaurant Foundation (CRF). PG&E said the foundation funds independent restaurateurs and their employees through the […]

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HBAR Foundation Launches Privacy Market Development Fund to Power Private Solutions on Hedera

The Privacy Market Development Fund will be used to help developers build privacy-protecting technologies in the Hedera Hashgraph ecosystem. DALLAS, TX/ACCESSWIRE/April 21, 2022/ the HBAR Foundationan organization that supports the development of projects built in the Hedera ecosystem by providing grants and other resources, today announces the launch of a Privacy Marketplace Development Fund, designed […]

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Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy funds climate and outdoor programs

For many, planting trees has become synonymous with fighting climate change. But in the hot, arid desert, it’s not so simple. However, desert landscapes can also serve as carbon sinks, absorbing carbon dioxide from the air and storing it in desert shrubs, soils, and geological features. Although this phenomenon is well known, researchers are only […]

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South Dakota State News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday April 20, 2022 CONTACT: Mary Stadick Smith, 605-773-7228, or Ruth Raveling, 605-773-2593 Announcement of 2022 Workforce Training Scholarship Recipients PIERRE, SD — Nine South Dakota Workforce Education Grants, totaling $1,418,942, have been awarded to public school districts in South Dakota. In 2013, the South Dakota Legislature established the Workforce […]

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Pike County Historical Society Donates to Beulah Cemetery Fund – The Troy Messenger

The Pike County Historical, Genealogical and Preservation Society presented a check in the amount of $6,750 to the Beulah Cemetery Foundation for the upkeep of the historic cemetery, the oldest in Troy. Diane Smith, president of the society, said the funds were made possible through a grant from the Chapman Foundation and the sale of […]

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Sugar Land Health Care Center awards scholarships to 35 San Jacinto nursing students

The Sugar Land Health Care Center has awarded the San Jacinto College Foundation $17,500 to fund scholarships for 35 students currently enrolled in San Jacinto College’s nursing program, the nursing home said in a recent statement. Recipients were selected from a pool of applicants based on their qualifications, GPA, financial need, and responses to personal […]

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Good Farm Fund awards fire relief and prevention grants to local farms – The Bloom

photo captionRecipient Jeannie Elizabeth Kelly of the Coming Home to Country farm in Clearlake will use the grant to replace fences destroyed in the Sulfur Bank fire and remove scorched trees that fall on existing fences photo creditGood Farm Fund Opportunities awarded eight grants to farms in Mendocino and Lake County for fire preparedness and […]

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Ask Rusty – Should I Claim Early Due to Social Security Financial Status? Should you enroll in Medicare at age 65?

By Special at AFRO As Financial Literacy Month continues, AFRO wants to pay special attention to the financial health of seniors. In this month’s special edition, we have included two relevant questions on planning and using social security benefits. In response, we have expert Russell Gloor, who is National Social Security Advisor for the Association […]

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GLCF awards $525B in coronavirus response grants to local nonprofits

LOWELL – The Greater Lowell Community Foundation announced $525,860 in COVID-19 Assistance Grants to 13 local nonprofits. Grants from the GLCF COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund will be used to mitigate hardship due to the pandemic and to respond to support for housing and education programs, food insecurity and essential supplies and services , according to […]

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The Davis Health System Foundation partners with the community | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted The new MRI brain coil allows DMC’s radiology department to perform scans on patients who previously had to travel to access this equipment. ELKINS – The Davis Health System Foundation provided a review of how community giving has helped provide the best possible care for medical patients. In 2021, […]

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Webinar to explain how the Appalachian Solar Finance Fund helps coal-affected communities – Appalachian Voices

A new regional solar initiative awarded its first grant of $44,690 to help a nonprofit go solar on April 7, 2022. More such awards are on the horizon in the six states where the fund operates. Join a webinar on Thursday, April 21 at 12 p.m. EDT to learn more about the Appalachian Solar Finance […]

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Rogers donates $485,000 in bailout funds for medical education

other actions Rogers City Council took the following additional action at its Tuesday meeting: • Approved Fire, Rescue and Ambulance billing updates. • Accepted a $21,542 grant from the Arkansas Department of Health to add ventilators to two ambulances. • Allocation of $6,500 from the general fund for food expenses of the town’s animal shelter. […]

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IndyBar: Indiana Disability Rights Named 2022 Community Empowerment Fund Grant Recipient

Advance directives are essential tools for making your wishes for medical and end-of-life care known. Unfortunately, people with intellectual or developmental disabilities are often overlooked in discussions surrounding advance directives. Thanks to a $35,000 grant from the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, a new Indiana Disability Rights program will allow these people to make their important end-of-life […]

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Neiman Marcus Group CEO Geoffroy van Raemdonck honored with the late Virgil Abloh at the Fashion Scholarship Fund FSF Live Event supporting the next generation of industry leaders

Late designer, fashion industry leader and global pioneer, Virgil Ablohwas honored alongside van Raemdonck for his impact in promoting equity and inclusion in the fashion industry, including through the establishment of his “post-modern” scholarship fund at the benefit of black students. FSF LIVE, the organization’s annual fundraiser, was held at The Glasshouse in New York […]

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Artist donates Breonna Taylor portrait proceeds for UofL scholarships – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

A New York based artist who created an iconic portrait of Breonna Taylor is donating proceeds from its sale to the Louisville community. Amy Sherald will present the gift Sunday at a ceremony at the University of Louisville. It will help fund undergraduate scholarships and a Law Fellowship in Taylor’s memory. The portrait was featured […]

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Governor Hochul Announces Unprecedented Support for Education in Fiscal Year 2023 Budget, Including $31.5 Billion in Education Aid

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the education highlights of the fiscal year 2023 budget. Part of the historic plan includes record total school aid of $31.5 billion for the 2023 school year, the highest level of state aid on record, and $8.2 billion in support for higher education as part of this year’s budget. “The […]

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City Parks Foundation’s PuppetMobile returns for summer season in May

Photo courtesy of the City Parks Foundation Sign up for our amNY Sports email newsletter for news and game coverage from your favorite teams The City Parks Foundation has announced the return of the beloved CityParks PuppetMobile with puppet production of Little Red’s Hood from May through October. This event will travel […]

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The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation awards $2.5 million in emergency grants to protect endangered heritage and artists in Ukraine and beyond

With Ukrainian artists at risk of being displaced, injured or worse, and the country’s cultural heritage at risk of damage and destruction during the Russian war, the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation is awarding $2.5 million in grants to support artists and sites in the country and beyond. The grants include $2 million to protect artists facing […]

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Legacy in action: Inclusive dolls purchased from new Higher Schools Early Years Fund – Superior Telegram

SUPERIOR — A basket of dolls was presented to the Superior School Board during its plenary committee on Monday, April 4. The toys that display surgical scars, cochlear implants, cleft palates and more, debuted in an early education classroom at Cooper Elementary School that morning. Kindergarten student Ezra holds a doll with cochlear implants similar […]

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Calhoun County Community Foundation creates crisis fund

CALHOUN COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) — March threw curve balls at us with fires, riots and tornadoes, and local first responders were there through it all. “Like the wildfire we just had, and I mentioned the hurricane a few minutes ago, a lot of volunteers were out there,” Calhoun County Sheriff Glenn Kimbrel said. Now, the […]

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Rapid7 to fund the underrepresented and underserved in cybersecurity with a new private foundation

by D. Howard Kass • Apr 6, 2022 security provider Quick7 created a private, nonprofit foundation to provide grants to organizations involved in science and technology education for careers in cybersecurity, diversity and inclusion, volunteerism, research, and policy advocacy. The endowed foundation, which aims to facilitate access to cybersecurity for underrepresented and underserved people, received […]

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ARPA money is used to help the Bay Veterans Foundation Learning Center

BAY CITY, Mich. (WNEM) – The Bay Veterans Foundation will soon have a new home thanks to the Bay City Commission. Nearly $200,000 from the US bailout has been earmarked by the commission for the organization to complete its workshop learning center, which is great news for Mike Jamrog. He is one of the board […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation is hosting the ‘Celebrate Waterloo’ event on Thursday | Local News

WATERLOO – Saturday’s discovery of the wreck of the USS Juneau, on which the five Sullivan brothers of Waterloo served and perished with nearly 700 shipmates during World War II, was a moving and bittersweet experience for descendants of deceased sailors. “There are over 700 Navy families affected by this and my heart goes out […]

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Round Rock Cares is now accepting applications for tornado relief funds

Round Rock Cares is now accepting requests for assistance from homeowners affected by the March 21 tornado in Round Rock. Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan and Greater Round Rock Community Foundation President Nyle Maxwell announced the initiative March 25, to help Round Rock citizens directly impacted by the severe weather event. Since then, the initiative […]

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The Women’s Foundation awards $120,000 to grantee partners

The Maine Women’s Fund announced $120,000 in direct grants, which are intended to provide general operational support to more than 24 grantee partners throughout Maine, according to a press release from the Falmouth-based foundation. The grants will help advance a wide range of organizations working to end gender-based violence, improve financial literacy and literacy, promote […]

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Fund managers rally for St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation

In Sydney, as in any civilized metropolis, its wealthy residents lean heavily on medical philanthropy. This local scene has long coalesced around St Vincent’s Hospital, particularly the towering Garvan and Victor Chang Institutes. A humble tentacle of the Darlinghurst mothership, the St Vincent’s Clinic Foundation, launched a new fundraising campaign at the Sydney Mint on […]

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Council may accept $199,500 grant application for Manistee First Street Beach loop works

Council could pass a resolution to establish a request for funds, provide the required matching grant, designate Manistee Public Works Department Manager Jeff Mikula as Designated Officer, and agree to future maintenance of the project. The Michigan Department of Transportation administers a grant program to help pave local streets for communities with fewer than 10,000 […]

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West Side neighborhood groups plan to restore Sears Sunken Garden to its former glory

NORTH LAWNDALE —A century-old west side garden that has deteriorated over the years is being restored to its historic grandeur through a community-led initiative. In the early 1900s, the Sears, Roebuck and Co. campus was the crown jewel of North Lawndale. Hidden within the stern, neoclassical-style buildings sprawled across the 40-acre headquarters was a pocket […]

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MSMS Received $200,000 WK Kellogg Foundation Grant to Fund New Health Equity Initiative – State of Reform

Working to strengthen its commitment to advancing equity in all aspects of the health care system, the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) is about to begin the Partnership to Advance Health Equity – a new project designed to identify strategies and opportunities to better position and support physician leadership in their ongoing efforts to reduce—and […]

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Jefferson Economic Development Fund Supports Two Local Tourism Projects | Business

WATERTOWN – The Jefferson Economic Development Fund of the Northern New York Community Foundation has awarded $10,000 in grants to support two community projects aimed at strengthening local tourist destinations. “This funding opportunity is a meaningful way to help connect the nonprofit sector to the economic development of our region,” Max M. DelSignore, deputy director […]

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Nonprofit News: April Edition | Little Rock Evening Magazine

Event feedback, praise, and more news to note at local nonprofits. Kirby House in the Quapaw neighborhood high praise JR Bizzell and Kenya Sharp ★ UA Little Rock has named four new members to its foundation fund board: JR Bizzell, Kenya SharpMark Leverett and Scott Ruffner. ★ The Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund has added […]

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Calumet High School Scholarship Program Receives Major Contribution | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo courtesy of CLK Schools The Calumet High School Scholarship Program recently received a major contribution that has enabled the program to provide funds for four different scholarship programs. CALUMET — The Calumet High School Scholarship Program recently received a major contribution in the form of an endowment of over $2 […]

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Safe Transportation Fund Launched for Asian American Theater Artists

Anti-Asian hate crimes increased in New York by 361% in 2021. The Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC) will distribute grants covering car service and taxi fares for Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander theater artists traveling to and from work. The fund is made possible through a partnership with Indie Theater Fund/IndieSpace, which administered […]

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Shave your head and raise money for childhood cancer research | News

Four brave souls have signed up to have their heads shaved in support of the advancement of life-saving childhood cancer treatments. The Scarlet & Cream Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln hosted the annual Shave for the Brave event in conjunction with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation on March 24 […]

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Building for the future: Tacoma Defiance ticket sales will help fund RAVE Foundation mini-pitches in local communities

“We don’t just build a play space and go,” Fosberg noted. “We offer programs that can reach out to a community and use football to help solve problems. Local educators told us that parents in low-income communities need more resources to help their preschoolers prepare to enter kindergarten ready to learn We worked with early […]

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COS futsal pitch opens with fanfare and community support | Local News

A new futsal pitch at Perry Park is a testament to the progress Coastal Outreach Soccer has made as an organization focused on enriching the lives of young people. COS unveiled the pitch Thursday in an event that was a little marred by rain but otherwise festive and full of energy. The new courthouse was […]

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Rey Feo Augie Cortez takes ‘earthly’ approach to royal role

As this year’s Rey Feo, the 73rd in an august line of Fiesta royalty, Augustin “Augie” Cortez Jr. brings a sense of salt-of-the-earth rooting to the role. “I just wanted to go more earthy, I wanted to be more of an earthy-toned Rey Feo this year,” he said, pointing to the polished mineral stones in […]

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$365 million state grant program to support child care businesses that accept job applications and child care professionals. – Daily Macomb

The second round of the 365 million dollars Child Care Stabilization Grant Programwhich will distribute funds and a $1,000 retention bonus to keep child care programs open is underway. “I remember how valuable childcare was when my daughters were young. Today, I fight to ensure that every family has access to affordable, quality child care […]

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Niabi Zoo & Forest Preserves Foundation matches donations to Ukrainian zoological park

COAL VALLEY, Ill. (KWQC) – The Niabi Zoo & Forest Preserves Foundation will match $1,000 in donations to the Askania Nova Biosphere Reserve. “Members of the Niabi Zoo & Forest Preserves Foundation have, like all of us, watched events unfold in Ukraine since the Russian invasion on February 24 this year,” Niabi Zoo said in […]

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Community Foundation of Southwest Washington Announces New President Tuesday | Local

VANCOUVER — The regional foundation that awards Cowlitz County up to $1 million a year announced Tuesday that a new president takes the helm after nearly a decade under the same leadership. Oregon’s Matt Morton is set to take the helm of the Community Foundation of Southwest Washington on April 18, succeeding longtime president Jennifer […]

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Study the role of different signaling pathways

University of Colorado (CU) Cancer Center member Tejas PatilMD, is one of the three researchers receive a combined grant of $1 million from the Hamoui Foundation and the LUNGevity Foundation to study RET-positives lung cancer. RET is a motor mutation found in about 1-2% of people with non-small cell lung cancer. Patients diagnosed with RET-positive […]

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Scholarship honors victim of domestic violence in central Texas

The Forever Young Scholarship Fund awarded eleven scholarships on Sunday in honor of Sakyra Young. WACO, Texas — SaKyra Young would have celebrated her 23rd birthday on Sunday, but instead her family and community are keeping her legacy alive with a scholarship. “She was a very smart, funny, very sweet young lady,” said Latoya Wells, […]

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Impact Walk to raise funds for the Ashdown community

ASHDOWN, Ark. — Pastor Jim Cross of Ashdown United Methodist Church participates in its annual Impact Walking for Christ event on April 9. Funds from last year’s walk purchased approximately 300 pairs of new shoes for local children. “It was a lot of shoes. We had to take a bus to pick them up,” Cross […]

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The Log Book: Trucking Cares Foundation donates to Ukraine

The logbook is a weekly digest of human interest stories related to the transportation industry. This week: Trucking Cares donates to Ukraine Relief Funds, Bendix supports Pappus House Hospice, and the UPS Foundation celebrates Women’s History Month. Trucking Cares Foundation donates to Ukraine The Trucking Cares Foundation (TCF) announced Wednesday that it will donate $42,500 […]

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Roger Federer Foundation donates $500,000 to support education for Ukrainian children

LONDON — Roger Federer offers financial aid to Ukrainians during Russia’s invasion of the country. Federer written Friday on social networks that his foundation will make a donation of 500,000 dollars “to enable Ukrainian children to have access to continuous schooling”. Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 and attacked schools, hospitals and buildings where people […]

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The Red Sox Foundation celebrates 20 years of community impact

BOSTON, MA – The Red Sox Foundation today announced plans to commemorate two decades of community impact through celebrations, events and fundraisers in 2022 to mark its 20th anniversary. Throughout the year, the Foundation will seek to highlight its work in health, education and recreation that has transformed and saved lives through invaluable partnerships, self-directed […]

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Nova Scotia Funds $3 Million in Mental Health and Addictions Grants – Halifax

The Nova Scotia provincial government is providing $3 million in grants to the province’s mental health and addictions programs. Due to begin this summer, organizations will be able to apply through the Nova Scotia Mental Health Foundation. Priority for grants will be given to groups that serve Indigenous communities, LGBTQ2 communities, African Nova Scotians, people […]

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The Haines Family Fund encourages community philanthropy – Shaw Local

SYCAMORE – The Michael and Lana Haines Family Fund was established through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The new donor-driven fund will align with the charitable interests of the Haines family and provide a means for them to participate in philanthropy. Some of their charitable interests include promoting education and literacy, protecting land, improving access […]

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Submit Applications for the ISTAT Foundation Grant Program 2022

Deadline: 2-May-22 The International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Foundation is accepting applications for the 2022 grant program. The ISTAT Foundation Grants Program is actively engaged in awarding aviation-related grants to non-profit, non-governmental organizations around the world that advance commercial aviation. The Grants Program is administered by the Grants Committee of the ISTAT Foundation […]

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The VanNess Family Fund supports three non-profit organizations in Potsdam | St. Lawrence County

POTSDAM — More than a decade after their deaths, John and Dorotha VanNess continue to strengthen the Potsdam community they generously served during their lifetime. Thanks to a trio of new grants impacting the Potsdam area, John and Dorotha’s commitment to the community continues. The John and Dorotha VanNess Family Fund of the Northern New […]

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Hawaii winner strives to bridge inequality gap

Leela Bilmes Goldstein is one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year, a recognition of women across the country who have made a significant impact. The annual program is a continuation of Women of the Century, a 2020 project that commemorated the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Meet this year’s winners at womenoftheyear.usatoday.com. As a […]

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A New Online Learning Center for HBCUs

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF), in partnership with Deloitte Digital, announced the upcoming launch of an online learning platform and community called HBCUv to connect college and university students, faculty, and staff historically black people (HBCUs) across the country. “I was so excited when I heard the news because it made me stand up […]

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Hamid Houbbadi sentenced to life in prison plus 12 years for the murder of his ex-wife

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Hamid Houbbadi was sentenced to life plus 12 years in prison on Friday for the 2018 murder of his estranged wife, Leila Chanane, at the couple’s home in Bellamy Lane. The 43-year-old was convicted of first degree murder, first degree murder in the commission of a felony and most importantly […]

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Blank Foundation sends $250,000 to UNICEF for Ukraine

The Home Depot co-founder’s donor arm has disbursed $800 million over 25 years. the Atlanta-based Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation sent $250,000 to UNICEF in its efforts to help children and families displaced or injured by war in Ukraine. Named for the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United owner and former Home deposit executive, the foundation […]

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Peshtigo River Center Receives Over $10,000 in Grants

MENOMINEE, Mich. (WLUC) — The Peshtigo River Center has received a $9,000 grant from the Alcohol and Other Drugs Fund (AAOD) and a $1,510 grant from the Crivitz Area Giving Fund. Both funds are administered by the M&M Area Community Foundation (MMACF), which makes grants during the Foundation’s winter grantmaking cycle. The Peshtigo River Center […]

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City of Oberlin Schools Endowment Fund Reaches $1 Million

Thanks to generous contributions over the past 36 years, the Oberlin Schools Endowment Fund (OSEF) has reached the $1 million mark, according to a press release. Adam C. Freas, president of the Oberlin Schools Endowment Fund, said the Endowment Fund was established in 1986. However, the milestone of reaching $1 million became a goal more […]

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Donors make a difference: in the Ukrainian emergency

WHO has appealed for funding to support Ukrainian health services and care for refugees in the country. To learn more or to donate, visit the WHO Foundation. In eastern Ukraine, a 16-year-old boy stands at the entrance to his family’s shelter. At the start of the Russian military offensive, the family decided that their shelter […]

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Newsroom – 37th Annual American Airlines Celebrity Ski Raises $1.2 Million for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines and its partners raised $1.2 million to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the 37th annual American Airlines Celebrity Ski event this past weekend. After celebrating last year’s event virtually due to the pandemic, guests returned to Beaver Creek, Colorado with a renewed and vibrant sense of energy and […]

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I had a free delivery, other New York moms should be able to do the same

A new mom (Photo: Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office) When I had my first child, I couldn’t believe how expensive it was to give birth. Luckily, I had no complications, but the bills from my brief hospital stay added to the financial hardship of caring for my new baby. Eighteen years later, I was pregnant […]

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Philly awards grants to Kensington groups tackling the opioid crisis

Ramon Cruz, who has lived in Kensington ‘since the day I was born’ and has seen it ‘at its best, at its worst and now through its struggle’, said serving on the committee has been a rewarding experience. “This grant has given hope and opportunity to the many people of Kensington forever,” he said. “The […]

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D51 Foundation Announces Training Grants for District Staff | Western Colorado

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Launch NY Seed Fund to benefit from the foundation’s $3 million investment

BUFFALO, NY – An investment of $3 million over the next two years will support Launch NY’s nonprofit seed fund and other #InvestLocal seed funding products, mentorship programs and organizational capacity . The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation is providing the $3 million to benefit the initiatives. Launch NY describes the Seed Fund as New […]

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Bend-Redmond Habitat Receives $3,000 Washington Federal Foundation Grant

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity has received a $3,000 grant from the Washington Federal Foundation to fund the construction of Watercress Townhomes in Bend. Lenka Moor, Branch Manager, Washington Federal Bank, said, “The Washington Federal Foundation is honored to provide support to social agencies and nonprofit organizations that serve the needs of […]

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8 Ways Heritage Foundation’s 2022 Budget Plan Strengthens Financial Health, Economic Vitality and National Security

On February 22, the Heritage Foundation unveiled its budget plan for 2022, and with more than 200 specific policy proposals accompanied by analyzes from heritage experts, it contains a wealth of information for policymakers and the public. The Budget Blueprint is more than just numbers. It addresses America’s most pressing issues and provides ways to […]

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Killam Family Creates Lucy Killam Memorial Fund After Tragedy

In response to the tragedy, the Killam Family and Metroparks Toledo Foundation established the Lucy Killam Memorial Fund TOLEDO, Ohio — In response to a family tragedy, a new memorial fund and online movement has sprung up to commemorate a Toledo girl lost too soon. The #foryouforusforLucy tag is a movement designed to be a […]

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AGCO Agricultural Foundation 2022 Grant Program

Deadline: 30-mar-22 The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) is accepting grant applications for the 2022 grant cycle through community investment software partner, Benevity, to provide resources to initiate and implement projects that promote climate solutions for farmers and the agricultural sector that benefit economies while strengthening the community. development. The goal is to identify non-profit organizations […]

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Nine local educators receive mini teacher grants from the FMFCU Foundation – Delco Times

CHADDS FORD – Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation announces the awarding of nine mini-grants to teachers in the Philadelphia area. The grant application was open to K-12 teachers to help fund innovative student-focused educational experiences that may otherwise go unfunded. The 2021-2022 Teacher Mini-Grants are made possible by a grant from the Minford Foundation. […]

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La Crosse Community Foundation awards nearly $220,000 in grants to 13 organizations, plus an additional $27,200 from the Corrine Zielke Fund

The La Crosse Community Foundation has announced its winter grants for 2022. Nearly $220,000 in competitive grants were awarded to 13 organizations. The Foundation said $353,709 was requested for standard and mini grants. The grant nomination process closed on January 15. The YWCA received the largest grant at $88,000. The money comes just two weeks […]

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Establish a legal fund for victims of sexual abuse – The Daily Gazette

The interest of the Child Victims Act for victims of child sexual abuse – and the potential passage of the Adult Survivors Act for victims of adult abuse – is to secure justice for those victims. But if victims can’t find a lawyer willing to take their case, they can’t get the justice they deserve. […]

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BIG Equity Fund Supports Greensboro’s Black Community

Black Investments in Greensboro (BIG) Equity Fund is Greensboro’s premier endowment fund focused on the Black community. GREENSBORO, NC – Black Run and Black Funded is the premise of the Black Investments in Greensboro (BIG) Equity Fund. This is a permanent endowment created to focus on funding critical issues in Greensboro’s black community. Athan Lindsay […]

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Lawmakers set to spend $400 million on housing projects – Oregon Capital Chronicle

Hundreds, and possibly thousands, of people could be helped off the streets under plans being developed by the state legislature. Democratic lawmakers, who have made homelessness a priority, are set to approve hundreds of millions of dollars for housing and homelessness programs. They plan to fund a range of programs, including transitional shelters and affordable […]

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City Council approves $525,000 for nonprofit relief | News, Sports, Jobs

Parkersburg Chief Financial Officer Eric Jiles, right, hands a copy of the proposed 2022-23 city budget to Councilman Mike Reynolds, who will chair the budget hearings, during Tuesday’s council meeting. (Photo by Evan Bevins) PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg City Council voted Tuesday to allocate $525,000 to a pair of foundations to distribute […]

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M&T Bank to provide more than $6.6 million in grants for affordable housing projects in New Jersey

M&T Bank is awarding six grants totaling $6.6 million to New Jersey-based affordable housing projects that will provide 447 units, the bank announced Tuesday. The grants, which are awarded by the Federal Home Loan Bank of New YorkThe Affordable Housing Program, of which M&T is a member, is part of a larger effort by the […]

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Musk’s $5.7 billion donation sparks donation questions

Leave it to Elon Musk to stir up controversy without saying – or tweeting – a word. In November, according to a regulatory filling, Tesla CEO donated to charity about 5 million shares of the company, worth $5.7 billion. Since the Securities and Exchange Commission filing was made public on Monday, Tesla has not responded […]

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The legacy of the Taranaki man will live on years after his death

LISA BURD/Stuff New Plymouth man Bruce Carter has set up an endowment fund through the Taranaki Foundation which will allow charities and sports clubs to receive regular donations for up to 15 years after his death. Bruce Carter may not live to be 100, but his generosity will outlive him for at least a decade, […]

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Reading program used by Detroit schools receives $1 million from Webber Foundation

A reading intervention program at select Detroit schools and a community center is receiving a $1 million grant from a Macomb County-based foundation that will allow it to expand its services this year. Beyond Basics this week announced the donation from the Wayne and Joan Webber Foundation, which has donated a total of $6 million […]

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Montgomery christens new fishing pier |

montgomery – On a cold, windy day with a few flurries, the community of Montgomery came together on Friday to baptize a project that should provide area residents with hours of fun as the weather turns nicer. U.S. Representative Carol Miller, RW.Va., was among dignitaries who spoke at Friday’s ribbon cutting for The Pier at […]

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Purdue Veterinary Medicine Research supported by $44,656 from the Trask Innovation Fund

Friday, February 18, 2022 The Purdue Research Foundation Technology Commercialization Office awarded more than $143,000 from the Trask Innovation Fund to three projects, including one involving researchers from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Engineering. This project is led by Dr. Deborah Knapp, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Oncology and Director of […]

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Business Notes, February 20, 2022

LAKEVILLE — Crescendo, the Lakeville-based music organization founded in 2003, is honored to have received two operating support grants from the Connecticut Cultural Fund, totaling $24,500. The first grant, in the amount of $12,500, is the operating support grant for the CT Cultural Fund. This support was provided to Crescendo by CT Humanities, with funding […]

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Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley Releases 2022 Grant Application Information | Winchester Star

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley will host a free grant training workshop on March 9 at noon via Zoom for nonprofits interested in applying for 2022 CFNSV grants. 2022 grant applications will be available from April 4. All applications will be due by the May 2 deadline. Grants are available for agencies […]

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$2 million awarded to 11 businesses through the Washington Heights Entrepreneurial Fund

Jaziel Pugh, 26, worked hard to build a business out of a passion for art. He has been creating art publicly in Battle Creek for six years. He did murals downtown and at the Binder Park Zoo. He has also participated in the Color the Creek festival and currently has his own art exhibit at […]