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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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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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The Kalamazoo Community Foundation funds efforts to create an anti-racist juvenile justice system

KALAMAZOO, MI — A recent report released by the Michigan Center for Youth Justice showed that 64% of all youth arrests in Kalamazoo County made in 2019 involved Black youth. The report, drawing on data provided by the Michigan State Police that showed that number, showed that by contrast, only 14% of all young people […]

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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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Foundation helps Northern Virginians access mental health resources – NBC4 Washington

In his head, Robert Johnson said he could sense something was wrong, but he didn’t know how to fix it. “I felt…like I was less than. I felt broken,” Johnson told News4. Johnson was hearing sounds that weren’t there. The shadows would move. Then, the weight of his depression came down hard. “I went through […]

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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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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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Manatee Community Foundation awards $10,000 grant to Conservation Foundation for Youth Programming

The coast of the gift DAILY SRQ MONDAY BUSINESS EDITION MONDAY MARCH 7, 2022 | The Manatee Community Foundation recently awarded a $10,000 grant to the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast to support its Next Gen Conservation Program. The grant was made possible through the Bishop-Parker Foundations Fund of the Manatee Community Foundation 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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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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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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Community Foundation for Southwest Washington reports fewer students applying for scholarships

The Community Foundation for Southwest Washington, a nonprofit that provides thousands of dollars in financial aid to students pursuing high school, reports low student interest and overall submissions in this year’s application round. . The slow start of applicants is unusual for the foundation, which awarded approximately $913,820 from 313 awards in 2021. variety of […]

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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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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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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 […]