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Anthem Executive Hires Director of Development for Prostate Cancer Foundation

March 18, 2022 – Virtually every industry needs high-level development managers. CDOs play a key role in planning, coordinating, and administering fundraising campaigns, corporate giving, and galvanizing new donors while maintaining content from previous donors. Implementing fundraising strategies that “keep the lights on,” according to job searchers, is task 1. Executive search firm Anthem Executive […]

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Major League Soccer and National Black Bank Foundation complete landmark $25 million transaction in new partnership

In a study conducted by the Federal Reserve, research found that the black-white economic gap in America had remained “virtually intact” since the civil rights movement that took place in the 1960s. This gap is proof that black Americans are at a disadvantage when it comes to generational wealth, business finance, home ownership, and more. […]

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Vice President Naidu visits Sikkim and lays foundation stone of Khangchendzonga State University

Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today called on universities to encourage scientific research in traditional knowledge systems such as organic agriculture and medicinal systems and to “rediscover our intellectual capital” in a systematic way . Shri Naidu praised Sikkim, a leader in organic agriculture, for launching vocational training on the subject in all […]

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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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GEICO Motorcycle joins Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Ride for Kids program

On the heels of World Cancer Day (February 4) and International Childhood Cancer Day (February 15), another partner has pledged to fight for a world without childhood brain tumours, the deadliest childhood cancer . GEICO Motorcycle joins American Honda and the Comoto family of brands as a National Partner of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation […]

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Buffalo Next: Why the Wilson Foundation is funding Buffalo Niagara’s startup ecosystem |

Why invest philanthropic dollars in startups? The foundation’s investment aims to make Western New York a place where founders of innovative startups can successfully start or grow a business. If that’s not possible in Buffalo, people will “let their ideas die on the vine or leave the area and take those jobs elsewhere,” Launch NY […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Love for humanity inspired me to create a foundation – Fadipe

Published February 20, 2022 Emmanuel Fadipe is the founder of the Emmanuel Fadipe Foundation. He says TOFARATI IGE on his passion for helping others What are your degrees? For my elementary education, I attended two schools – Osun State Education College Pre-Primary and Primary School, Ilesha; and Rosemary Nursery and Primary School, also in Ilesha. […]

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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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Linux Foundation research reveals new trends in open source diversity, equity, and inclusion

Eighty-two percent of respondents feel welcome in the open source community, yet barriers persist. Tweet that “The open source community is growing at an unprecedented rate and it is imperative that we understand this growth in the context of diversity, equity and inclusion so that we can collectively implement the best practices that arise. translate […]

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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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Linux Foundation Research and SODA Foundation Release New Trends in Data and Storage for the Enterprise

LOS ANGELES, 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – KubeCon – The Linux Foundation, the non-profit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the release of the Data and Storage Trends Report 2021, produced in collaboration between SODA Foundation and Linux Foundation Research. It reveals new findings on how businesses use data and […]

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USPOULTRY honors Michael Robach for his service to the Foundation’s Research Advisory Board

Robach has over 40 years of experience in the food industry, much of which was obtained as Vice President, Corporate Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory for Cargill. Robach began serving on the FRAC in 1991 as a poultry expert reviewing food safety research proposals, making him the committee’s longest serving member. He was president of […]

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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 […]