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Boston’s Hebrew Senior Life and Brown University has received a five-year $53 million grant from the National Institute on Aging...
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BOSTON (AP) — While MIT grapples with new allegations about its financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein, other universities that accepted...
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Salary survey data should come with use instructions and disclaimers, because they set incorrectly low expectations on compensation required to retain...
Kristen Beall, of the Kern Community Foundation
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Kristen Beall, President & CEO of the Kern Community Foundation, discusses the organization's various tactics in making effective changes within...
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The University of Houston announced that it received a $50 million donation from an anonymous donor – it’s “single largest...
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A $100 million donation by the banking billionaire Denny Sanford to the University of California San Diego helped to launch...
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The company Wells Fargo is incentivizing innovators through a $20 million challenge that seeks to unveil new solutions to America’s...
Ashley Swearengin, Central Valley Community Foundation
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Ashley Swearengin, President & CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation, discusses how the organization is trying to help the...
Microbiome Research Donation
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco billionaire has donated $35 million to Stanford University and the University of California,...
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The Knight Foundation will be awarding cultural institutions that successfully come up with new ways to integrate technology into their...
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The Darden Foundation donated $2M for Feeding America, the organization that is dedicated to feeding children around the world and...
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In this collaboration with ValleyPBS, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from California's Central Valley and discuss the work they...
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The Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts received a $10 million donation, the largest donation it has received to-date, from the...
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NEW YORK (AP) — A foundation that specializes in journalism is pledging nearly $50 million for research in how social...
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Even though under scrutiny, a $6.5 million donation to fund a research program at Harvard University will not be returned,...
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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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An international organization called the Merck Foundation is working to empower women in Burundi and Africa to not feel ashamed...
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The great Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burned down nearly three months ago, and huge donations and pledges came flooding...
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Warren Buffett, the world’s fourth richest man will be giving away $3.6 billion of his fortune, he announced earlier this...
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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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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of...
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd's homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How...
Nancy Vyskocil from NWMF
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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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