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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State University will receive a $50 million donation to fund advancement in research of dementia,...
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This week the Massachusetts Institute of Technology received a $28 million donation from the Alana Foundation. ...
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Cornell’s annual Giving Day raised more than $8 million this year for different university departments, including the Department of Athletics...
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In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...
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This month, India is celebrating its biggest philanthropic donation to-date from the billionaire Azim Premji, who is the chairman of...
Aaron A. Walton, Cheyney's president, announces fundraising campaign and continued partnerships to ensure the school's financial future, during a news conference at the school Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in Philadelphia. The nation's oldest historically black college, which has struggled with plummeting enrollment and financial woes in recent years, has announced a plan intended to balance the school's budget and lure new, top-tier students. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The nation's oldest historically black college, which has struggled with plummeting enrollment and financial woes in recent...
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CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago foundation is launching the second $100 million grant competition open to organizations that can identify...
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Leaders from nonprofits in Alaska, Minnesota, Texas and Washington D.C. discuss the important work that they do to strengthen their...
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The University of Florida and UF Health received a $12M donation from the Harris Rosen Foundation to continue advancing its...
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Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a $9.4 million grant for the state of...
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Simmons College in Kentucky received a $4 million donation this week, setting it off to a healthy start in its...
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Nancy Vyskocil, President of the Northwestern Minnesota Foundation, discusses the importance of supporting small businesses to fuel the economy and...
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This week, the Rollins Foundation announced a $65 million contribution to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
In this Feb. 1, 2019, Bill and Melinda Gates look toward each other and smile while being interviewed in Kirkland, Wash. The couple, whose foundation has the largest endowment in the world, are pushing back against a new wave of criticism about whether billionaire philanthropy is a force for good. They said they’re not fazed by recent blowback against wealthy giving, including viral moments at the World Economic Forum and the shifting political conversation about taxes and socialism. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates are pushing back against a new wave of criticism about whether billionaire...
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The Boys and Girls Club of Minnesota received a $5 million donation from the Norman Skalicky Foundation to help fund...
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Paul Welle, Chairman of the George W. Neilson Foundation, discusses how the foundation supports local nonprofits to meet the needs...
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Communities can make a big difference in supporting their local nonprofits, whether it is through donating directly to the organization...
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Earlier this week the Moody Foundation donated $5 million to the Presidential Leadership Scholarship program, which helps diverse leadership around...
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A new $10 million initiative by the Stand Together nonprofit is aiming to break the cycle of poverty in the...
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Matt Varilek, President of the Initiative Foundation, discusses one of the many projects that the organization supports through seed grants....
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Earlier this month the University of Virginia announced that it received a $120 million donation from the Quantitative Foundation to...
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As the partial federal government shutdown continues to impact individuals and families, nonprofits across the country are stepping up to...
Chef Creole owner Wilkinson Sejour hands out free hot meals to TSA workers at his restaurant at Miami International Airport, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Miami. The restaurant is offering free lunch and dinner to federal airport employees affected by the government shutdown. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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MIAMI (AP) — Florida airports are helping federal workers who aren't getting paid during the government shutdown by offering free...
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Kriss Deiglmeier, CEO of Tides Foundation, discusses how the foundation's risk-taking approach has allowed it to achieve positive social change...

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