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Businessman and environmentalist Ed Bass has donated $30 million to fund a earth science project at the University of Arizona.   ...
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane University School of Medicine has received its largest donation ever: $25 million, to support research.   ...
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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Public Library has secured a $55 million donation to pay for the total...
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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 Braille Institute of America received its largest single donation in the amount of $5M from the AS&F Foundation.   ...
FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks at a community event on the Presidential Center at the South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago. Obama announced Sept. 13, he plans to invite civic leaders to Chicago next month to exchange ideas and plan ways to solve some of the world's common problems. The inaugural Obama Foundation “leadership summit will be a place to gather and learn from one another, and then go back to your communities to lead others in the hard work of change,” Obama said in a video and email released to supporters. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he plans to invite civic leaders to Chicago next month...
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Children & Families, Foundations, News
The My Brother’s Keeper Initiative which focuses on helping young men and boys of color to succeed, is merging with...
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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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The Columbus Foundation announced a record $205.8 million in grants awarded.   ...
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Michael Dell, the Texas founder of Dell Technologies, has pledged $36 million to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.   ...
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Want to help victims of hurricane Harvey? The most effective way is by making a monetary donation. The following is...
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Andrés Spokoiny, President & CEO of Jewish Funders Network, discusses the meaning of Jewish philanthropy and the work of the...
FILE - In this March 2, 2017 file photo, Stephen O'Brien, under-secretary-general and emergency relief coordinator for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, speaks to journalists during a news  conference at the airport in Sanaa, Yemen. O’Brien said on Tuesday, Aug. 22, the growing need for food, medicine and shelter is far outstripping the increased generosity of donors, especially as a result of conflicts around the world.  O'’Brien is stepping down as undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs and the world body’s emergency relief coordinator on Aug. 31.  (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The growing need for food, medicine and shelter by millions of people facing conflicts and crises...
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's...
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The San Francisco-based nonprofit Project Open Hand has been providing free food delivery services to thousands of sick patients in...
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Beth Nordlund, Executive Director of Anchorage Park Foundation, discusses the origin of the foundation and how they encourage volunteer support....
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Several nonprofits in Texas are receiving a $2 million grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to improve student...
"LCF Summit at the Sacramento Convention Center, May 17, 2017" Photo Courtesy of: Latino Community Foundation.
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At least 15 million Latinos live in California – the largest ethnic group in the state. Jacqueline Garcel, CEO of...
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A foundation in Kansas has donated over $2.7 million to help ranchers affected by wildfires throughout the state.   ...
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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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As part of our mission to draw public attention and support to the important work of nonprofits in America, we...
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The Sunrise Children’s Foundation in Southern Nevada received a $3.6 million grant to improve the education of under-resourced youth.   ...
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The Cooper Foundation received a $2.2 million gift to further explore the prevalence of stem cells in cancers and wound...
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Nina Kemppel, President & CEO of Alaska Community Foundation, talks about the origin and history of the foundation and how...

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