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Wilson Foundation Waterfront Parks
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DETROIT (AP) — The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation is helping remake waterfronts and improving recreational trail systems in two...
CBS Donation MeToo
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NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has hired the consulting firm Rally to help disperse $20 million to groups dedicated to...
"Bright, Bright, Bright (Sunshiney Day)" by David Goehring licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Salesforce announced earlier this month that its nonprofit organization, Salesforce Org, will be donating more than $18 million to Bay...
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In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...
This Sept. 18, 2018 photo Provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation shows Robert Vijay Gupta, the Mark Houston Dalzell and James Dao-Dalzell First Chair Violin with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Founder and Artistic Director of Street Symphony plays his violin in his house in Los Angeles. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation on Thursday Oct. 4, 2018 named Gupta and 24 other academics, activists, artists, scholars and scientists, MacArthur fellows. The recipients will receive $625,000 over five years to use as they please. (Photo by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation via AP)
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CHICAGO (AP) — A violinist who organizes concerts for the homeless, a professor whose research is being used to increase...
"Waiting in front of the Bolemba health centre" by hdptcar licensed under CC BY 2.0
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This month, the United States Agency for International Development donated more than $16 million to deliver food and transfers in...
"Philadelphia Museum of Art" by jschauma licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Knight Foundation will be supporting cultural institutions in Philadelphia through its new $5 million arts initiative. ...
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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...
"Ronald McDonald House" by Bill Smith licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Antonio announced last week one of its largest donations ever received, a $4.3...
Bill Gates Global Education
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SEATTLE (AP) — Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data,...
"Get Your Roll On" by Chris Potter licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Earlier this week St. John’s University in New York announced that it received its largest donation ever from the Starr...
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...
Jeff Bezos Charitable Fund
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SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that he is giving $2 billion to start a...
Opioid Science Ohio
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has awarded another round of prizes totaling $2.4 million in its global technology challenge seeking...
TV Cancer Telethon
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stand Up To Cancer says its sixth celebrity-filled telethon was its most successful yet. ...
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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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Guest writer Jack McCurley, Chief Advancement Officer at Liberty Hill Foundation, explains why avoiding multitasking can bring a greater focus...
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, a man walks past debris from homes on his street damaged in flooding from Hurricane Harvey as an oil refinery stands in the background in Port Arthur, Texas. Although many Texas families are still struggling to recover from Hurricane Harvey a year after it caused widespread damage and flooding along the Gulf Coast and in and around Houston, daily life has mostly returned to normal in many of the hardest hit communities. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
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HOUSTON (AP) — In the year since Hurricane Harvey caused widespread flooding and damage along the Texas Gulf Coast and...
"Fotolia_0040" by Bildarchiv Universität Bielefeld licensed under CC BY 2.0
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For decades, Michael Drweiga has opened his wallet whenever the donation basket comes around at church, but the latest revelations...
Matt Varilek
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Matt Varilek, President of the Initiative Foundation, discusses one of the many projects that the organization supports through seed grants....
"Medical consultation" by sergio santos licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Announced earlier last week, the Valley Hospital in New Jersey received a combined $35 million donation from an anonymous donor...
"My bed" by Mark Hillary licensed under CC BY 2.0
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A hospital in northern Alabama plans a $150 million expansion. ...
"Alice Walton presenting the Sam M. Walton Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the 2011 Walmart Shareholders Meeting" by Walmart licensed under CC BY 2.0
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According to a report in the Economist, the percentage of private wealth held by women is growing. In just five...
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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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