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"NYU School of Law" by Darius Whelan licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new $20 million donation from philanthropist Frank Guarini, former Congressman, will help fund a new global legal studies program...
"Malaria in Peripheral Blood" by Ed Uthman licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it will investing a total of $1 billion to help fund research...
"Blurred ballet" by Ken menashe licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has awarded 16 arts organizations with various grants totaling over $4 million in support of...
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...
Transgender Study
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The first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to...
Humanities Grants Deep South
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Delta Blues Museum is getting $460,000 to help add sound to exhibits about the history...
"IMG_5176" by libby rosof licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The University of Pennsylvania announced a $4.5 million donation which will benefit their museum.   ...
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Paul Welle, Chairman of the George W. Neilson Foundation, discusses how the foundation supports local nonprofits to meet the needs...
"Basketball Court in Buder Park" by Paul Sableman licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Clippers Foundation announced earlier this week that it will donate a total of $10 million to the Los Angeles...
"University of Michigan" by Emily Mathews licensed under CC BY 2.0
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A $150 million gift to the University of Michigan is expected to boost cancer research...
FILE--In this Dec. 1, 2014, file photo, a resident peeks out from inside a trailer after receiving an order to move at the Silicon Valley homeless encampment known as The Jungle in San Jose, Calif. San Jose, California-based Cisco Systems Inc. is donating $50 million to address the growing problem of homelessness in Santa Clara County and is encouraging other Silicon Valley companies to also step up. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, file)
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Internet gear maker Cisco Systems Inc. announced Monday that it will donate $50 million over five...
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....
"Cleveland Skyline" by Erik Drost licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Cleveland Foundation in Ohio announced earlier this week that it will be awarding local groups and organizations with grants...
Books Patterson Pledge
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NEW YORK (AP) — James Patterson is stepping up his game. The best-selling author has increased his annual donations for...
"la perla" by Breezy Baldwin licensed under CC BY 2.0
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How should foundations across the U.S. best help to lead recovery efforts in Puerto Rico after hurricane Maria? ...
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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...
"SMU" by Daniel Lobo licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Hamon Charitable Foundation has pledged a $2 million donation to Southern Methodist University in Texas, for its engineering summer...
NRA SCHOOL FUNDING BY STATE
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The National Rifle Association has given more than $7 million in grants to hundreds of U.S. schools in recent years,...
"Chicago (Explored)" by Roman Boed licensed under CC BY 2.0
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CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama Foundation and the University of Chicago have teamed up to offer a master's degree program...
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Diana Campoamor, President of Hispanics in Philanthropy, discusses the future of philanthropy and giving and how its evolution will impact...
"The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation" by Nam-ho Park licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Gates Foundation has pledged $170M toward women’s economic leadership and advancement.   ...
"IMG_2422" by Ken Marshall licensed under CC BY 2.0
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University says its recent fundraising campaign collected contributions of more than $1.2 billion. ...
"Latino Read 2307" by US Department of Education licensed under CC BY 2.0
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — For a lot young immigrants known as "dreamers," the cost and challenges of juggling jobs and...
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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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