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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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Wood Mackenzie partners with the Puerto Rican Solar Foundation

Wood Mackenzie partners with the Let’s share The Sun Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit charity whose goal is to help the poorest gain access to electricity. The foundation uses solar power as a solution to help poor communities around the world who live without electricity by installing solar power in places that have access to sunlight […]

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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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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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$AVAX: Avalanche Foundation launches $290 million program to support “new ecosystems”

On Tuesday, March 8, the Avalanche Foundation launched Avalanche Multiverse. What is Avalanche ($AVAX)? Below is a brief description of Avalanche from its developer documentation: “Avalanche is an open source platform for launching decentralized applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in an interoperable and highly scalable ecosystem. Avalanche is the first decentralized smart contract platform designed […]

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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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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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EXCLUSIVE: Veddis Foundation invests $6.3 million in Abhijit Banerjee’s J-PAL

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), a global research center co-founded by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, has received a $6.3 million investment commitment from the UK-based Veddis Foundation , to launch a new initiative to spur the adoption of evidence-based and science-based anti-poverty policies. Titled “Alliance for Scaling Policy Impact through Research […]

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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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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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Research from the AAA Foundation finds an increase in the number of road deaths, the result of younger high-risk men who made up a larger share of those who drove more during the pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the country, it has resulted in fewer drivers on the roads and a significant reduction in the number of miles driven. And yet US government data shows that road deaths have increased, along with an increase in crashes involving impaired driving, speeding, running red lights, aggressiveness and not wearing […]

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Denzel Ward and the Make Them Know Your Name Foundation donate $150,000 to UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

Denzel Ward and his family’s Make Them Know Your Name (MTKYN) Foundation are supporting University Hospitals (UH) Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute with a $150,000 donation. The institute will use this generous donation to launch a community heart health education initiative. Cleveland Browns cornerback Ward created MTKYN in memory of his father who died in […]

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Cura Foundation and Sanford Health win two Anthem Awards

February 28, 2022 Contact person: Roni SeligPhone: 646-872-1531Email: [email protected] The Cura Foundation is honored to be recognized as the Silver Winner for Best Nonprofit Campaign and Best Influencer (Health) Endorsement Categories in the Inaugural Anthem Awards New York, NY — The Cura Foundation announced today that he had been named Silver Winner for his #UniteToPrevent […]

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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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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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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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IITA partners with the Mastercard Foundation to boost youth participation in agriculture

Gilbert Ekugbe The Innovative Youth in Agriculture (I-Youth) project implemented by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) IITA in partnership with Mastercard Foundation Young Africa Works is expected to boost the active participation of young people in agricultural development, said the IITA. According to IITA and MasterCard Foundation, the project is extending agribusiness training […]

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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 Eurasia Group Foundation welcomes the first annual cohort of non-resident scholars

“I couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome this accomplished group of professionals to EGF,” commented Allyn Summa, Executive Director of EGF. “Their diverse defense and foreign policy expertise will be invaluable to EGF as we seek to better understand U.S. security interests and seek new approaches.” NEW YORK (WEB PR) February 17, 2022 The […]

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BC partners with scientific foundation working on carbon burial | News

Bakersfield College has reached an agreement with a leading Bay Area lab foundation that could advance local efforts to establish a carbon management center to benefit the Kern County economy. A Tuesday press release said the new partnership between British Columbia and the Livermore Lab Foundation will provide scientific technical assistance, community education and workforce […]

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Funds withdrawn from AAS can be donated to a new foundation

The Science for Africa Foundation is already recruiting former staff members of the African Academy of Sciences International donors who withdrew money from the African Academy of Sciences last year amid a governance wrangle are in talks with a new science foundation for Africa to handle some of their funding from the research. Although those […]

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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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Paul Mattessich, longtime director of the Wilder Foundation research program, to retire next year – Twin Cities

When it comes to researching the changing demographics and social trends that characterize the Twin Cities, Paul Mattessich has long been at the cutting edge of technology – 40 years, in fact. Mattessich, the longtime executive director of Wilder Research, will retire next summer. He is now appealing for his own replacement. Mattessich joined the […]

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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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Local arts institutions receive research grants from the Getty Foundation

When it comes to science exhibits, institutions such as the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) and the Mingei International Museum aren’t often the first places that come to mind. But in 2024, MCASD and Mingei, along with the La Jolla Historical Society, San Diego Museum of Art, and UC San Diego Institute of […]