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Virus Outbreak New York

Millions Holed Up at Home as Virus Profoundly Shifts US Life

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Millions of Americans began the work week holed up at home against the ...
US Severe Weather Tennessee

Tornado Relief Agencies Ask Volunteers to Take a Day Off

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The rare Tiehm's buckwheat stands less than a foot tall (30 centimeters) ...
Philanthropist Invests Millions into America’s Museums and Cultural Institutions

Philanthropist Invests Millions into America’s Museums and Cultural Institutions

Philanthropist and billionaire David Rubenstein is investing millions into the nation’s historic sites, museums and culturally ...
US Donates $8M for African Locusts Outbreak

US Donates $8M for African Locusts Outbreak

The United States government is donating $8 million to Africa amid the locusts outbreak, which is ...
Bill and Melinda Gates Donate $100M for Coronavirus Research, Operations to Help At-Risk Countries

Bill and Melinda Gates Donate $100M for Coronavirus Research, Operations to Help At-Risk Countries

The Gates philanthropists announced a $100 million donation to help fund research for treatments for the ...
Philanthropist Leaves Behind $45M for Opera Theatre of St. Louis

Philanthropist Leaves Behind $45M for Opera Theatre of St. Louis

The late philanthropist Phyllis Brissenden, who was 86 years old when she passed away, left behind ...
$8M Grant Helps San Diego to Update Balboa Park’s Botanical Building

$8M Grant Helps San Diego to Update Balboa Park’s Botanical Building

With an $8 million grant, San Diego will finally be able to update Balboa Park’s Botanical ...
Academy of American Poets Receives Largest Single Grant of $4.5M

Academy of American Poets Receives Largest Single Grant of $4.5M

The Academy of American Poets received a $4.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, ...
Walmart Donates $5M for National Museum of African American History and Culture

Walmart Donates $5M for National Museum of African American History and Culture

Walmart announced this month that it is donating $5 million to the National Museum of African ...
Portland Art Museum Receives $10M Donation from Philanthropist

Portland Art Museum Receives $10M Donation from Philanthropist

Portland Art Museum received its largest donation from a single donor this month ...
Microsoft: $250M more for affordable housing in Seattle area

Microsoft: $250M more for affordable housing in Seattle area

SEATTLE (AP) — One year after Microsoft announced it was committing $500 million toward affordable housing ...
Donations Pouring in for Bushfires in Australia - Your Help Is Needed

Donations Pouring in for Bushfires in Australia – Your Help Is Needed

As bushfires continue to burn in Australia, thousands of dollars in donations are still pouring in, ...
Though Donations Increased for the Biggest Charities, the Number of Americans Donating is Decreasing

Though Donations Increased for the Biggest Charities, the Number of Americans Donating is Decreasing

The number of Americans donating to charities is decreasing and has been for the last couple ...
Howard University in Washington D.C. Receives Its Largest Donation from a Foundation

Howard University in Washington D.C. Receives Its Largest Donation from a Foundation

Howard University in Washington D.C. received a $4 million gift this year to help advance its ...
The Road to Change and Equality for One of the Biggest Charities

The Road to Change and Equality for One of the Biggest Charities

Over the years, the Salvation Army, one of the biggest and most recognizable charities dedicated to ...
Lincoln Park Zoo Receives $15M Donation to Rebuild Its Lion Habitat

Lincoln Park Zoo Receives $15M Donation to Rebuild Its Lion Habitat

Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago will be reconstructing its lion habitat space thanks to a $15 ...
Lego Foundation Donates $100M to International Rescue Group for Learning through Play

Lego Foundation Donates $100M to International Rescue Group for Learning through Play

The Lego Foundation donated $100 million to the International Rescue Group committee to help bring children ...
Museum of Idaho Receives $500,000 Donation for New Exhibit

Museum of Idaho Receives $500,000 Donation for New Exhibit

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Museum of Idaho has received a $500,000 donation that will ...
The Moral Dilemma That Comes with Selecting a Charity to Donate to

The Moral Dilemma That Comes with Selecting a Charity to Donate to

An analysis on the patterns of decision-making when it comes to donating money to charity revealed ...
Philanthropist Donates Millions to Cover UCLA Medical School Students

Philanthropist Donates Millions to Cover UCLA Medical School Students

This month, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine announced the philanthropist and billionaire David Geffen donated ...
Red Kettles Mobile Donations

No Cash? Salvation Army Now Accepting Mobile Donations

CHICAGO (AP) — Carolyn Harper made her pitch for donations to the Salvation Army with a ...
Couple Donates $50M to Nature Sanctuary in SoCal to Prevent Development

Couple Donates $50M to Nature Sanctuary in SoCal to Prevent Development

A couple in southern California donated $50 million this month to the Banning Ranch nature reserve ...
Moody Foundation Donates $100M to SMU

Moody Foundation Donates $100M to SMU

This month, the Moody Foundation announced that it would be donating $100 million to Southern Methodist ...
3 Universities, Medical Center Get $1B to Teach and Research

3 Universities, Medical Center Get $1B to Teach and Research

Three universities and a health care institution are sharing a gift of more than $1 billion ...
Nigerian Philanthropist Makes $14M Donation to Save the Children

Nigerian Philanthropist Makes $14M Donation to Save the Children

One of Nigeria’s richest men donated $14 million to the Save the Children Fund to help ...
Judge Fines Trump $2 Million For Misusing Charity Foundation

Judge Fines Trump $2 Million For Misusing Charity Foundation

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to ...
YouTubers Raise $10M for Tree Planting Initiative Within A Week

YouTubers Raise $10M for Tree Planting Initiative Within A Week

YouTubers have helped raised more than $10 million in funds for a tree planting initiative called ...
Nebraska Center Receives $11 Million for Obesity Prevention

Nebraska Center Receives $11 Million for Obesity Prevention

The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases is receiving $11 million to continue its ...
Two New $7M Clinics Open for Low-Income Families in Charlotte

Two New $7M Clinics Open for Low-Income Families in Charlotte

Thanks to a $7 million donation from the American basketball player, Michael Jordan, two new medical ...
University of Michigan Receives $10M Donation to Develop Solutions for Health Inequality

University of Michigan Receives $10M Donation to Develop Solutions for Health Inequality

A $10 million donation will help Michigan Medicine establish a new University of Michigan Center for ...
Indiana Teachers Receive $47M for Professional Development Opportunities

Indiana Teachers Receive $47M for Professional Development Opportunities

Indiana schools and teachers all across the state will be benefiting from a recent $47 million ...
Cleveland College Scholarships Program Receives $40M Donation

Cleveland College Scholarships Program Receives $40M Donation

A college scholarships program in Cleveland, Ohio received a $40 million donation from the Cleveland Foundation ...
Nursing Residency Program to Tackle Rural Health Care Needs

Nursing Residency Program to Tackle Rural Health Care Needs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of the state's largest health care providers is partnering with the ...
American Family Children’s Hospital Receives $10M for Cancer Research for Children

American Family Children’s Hospital Receives $10M for Cancer Research for Children

The American Family Children’s Hospital received a $10 million donation from Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer ...
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UA Gets $1M Pledge for Wildlife Conservation Programs

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona is getting $1 million to further its research ...
Santa Monica Medical Center in California Receives Anonymous $25M Donation

Santa Monica Medical Center in California Receives Anonymous $25M Donation

A Santa Monica medical center in California received its largest donation to date, a $25 million ...
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INSIGHT: WIPB Promo on East Central Indiana Nonprofits

In this collaboration with WIPB at Ball State University, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from ...
Mentorship Program Coming to All University of California Schools

Mentorship Program Coming to All University of California Schools

A new mentorship program is coming to the majority of UC schools, with the exception of ...
University of Maryland Receives $200M Grant for Vaccine Research  

University of Maryland Receives $200M Grant for Vaccine Research  

Last week, the University of Maryland was officially awarded a $200 million federal grant for its ...
J. K. Rowling

JK Rowling Donates $18M to Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Center

The renowned author JK Rowling announced a $18 million donation (15.3 million pounds) to the multiple ...