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The media company Univision is set to launch the Univision Foundation which will focus on improving and promoting the well-being...
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The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation donated $30 million for watershed conservation projects across the U.S.   ...
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SEATTLE (AP) — Bill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.   ...
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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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In the last decade and a half, the Movember Foundation has raised well over $750 million in funds for men’s...
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Elton John has been honored at Harvard University for his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV and...
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Red Cross confirmed on Friday that well over $6 million of the $124 million meant to help fight the Ebola...
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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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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) received $18.5 million in donations from four Michigan foundations.   ...
Hurricanes Red Cross
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he raised concerns with the American Red Cross following Hurricane...
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This week more than 500 world leaders gathered in Chicago to participate in the Obama Foundation’s international summit, which brings...
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Diana Campoamor, President of Hispanics in Philanthropy, discusses the future of philanthropy and giving and how its evolution will impact...
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Environment, Foundations, News
The Grand Teton National Park Foundation received $17 million in grants to help preserve the land and species within the...
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HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt has announced plans for how the more than $37 million he raised in the wake...
Hurricanes Relief Concert
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A concert attended by the five living former presidents to benefit victims of hurricanes has...
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Andrés Spokoiny, President & CEO of Jewish Funders Network, discusses the meaning of Jewish philanthropy and the work of the...
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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged to grant $1.7 billion to new initiatives that focus on constructing networks...
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Philanthropist and billionaire George Soros has donated $18 billion into the Open Society Foundations, making it one of the largest...
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The Kind Foundation announced its newest project to invest $20 million in the initiative called Empatico, which seeks to connect...
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Environment, Foundations, Previews
Beth Nordlund, Executive Director of Anchorage Park Foundation, discusses the origin of the foundation and how they encourage volunteer support....
In this Sept. 21, 2017 photo provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Cristina Jimenez Moreta poses in New York City. Moreta, co-founder and executive director of United We Dream, a national network of groups led by immigrant youth was named Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, as one of 23 people to receive a "genius grant" from the Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation. (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation via AP)
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CHICAGO (AP) — A director who has taken opera from the concert hall to the streets of Los Angeles and...
Relatives of A. James Clark and board members of the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation hold a scroll with the $219.5 million written across that the foundation is donating to the University of Maryland for scholarships and capital projects during the announcement in College Park, Md., on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch are also on the stage, along with Wallace Loh, the university's president. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
AP, Education, Foundations, News
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — To help double need-based scholarships, the University of Maryland is getting a $220 million gift...
Investor Warren Buffett talks with CNBC's Becky Quick, at PurposeBuilt2017, a national conference sponsored by the Purpose Built Communities group that Buffett supports, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Buffett discussed what philanthropy can do to help fight poverty. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, Pool)
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says America will continue to prosper overall, but government and philanthropists should do...
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Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....

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