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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama, right, and former first lady Michelle Obama arrive for the first session of the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago. Obama's foundation collected contributions of more than $1 million from 11 firms and individuals in the first three months of 2019, records show. The Obama Foundation's donor list, which is updated quarterly, included the AT&T Foundation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation on Monday, along with other family trusts and foundations. The list also included foreign investors like Malaysian businessman Tony Fernandes, who is chief executive of AirAsia, and Rumi Verjee, who is a member of the British House of Lords. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
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CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama's foundation collected contributions of more than $1 million from 11 firms and individuals...
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DETROIT (AP) — Grants worth nearly $19 million are being made to organizations across seven Michigan counties. ...
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Thanks to more than $5 million in federal grants, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven will be able to...
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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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Earlier this month a new affordable housing initiative launched by media outlets in Charlotte, North Carolina received a $30M donation...
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Merced College received its largest donation to-date this month, from the businessman and successful farmer, Raj Kahlon. ...
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This year, 25 nonprofit digital news organizations will receive grants from the $42 million raised by the American Journalism Project,...
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Ashley Swearengin, President & CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation, discusses how the organization is trying to help the...
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Amazon and the National Science Foundation are partnering to invest $10 million in researching, developing and implementing fairness into artificial...
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Davidson College in North Carolina received a $24 million grant from the Duke Endownment. The donation is one of the...
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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State University will receive a $50 million donation to fund advancement in research of dementia,...
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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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This week the Massachusetts Institute of Technology received a $28 million donation from the Alana Foundation. ...
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Cornell’s annual Giving Day raised more than $8 million this year for different university departments, including the Department of Athletics...
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This month, India is celebrating its biggest philanthropic donation to-date from the billionaire Azim Premji, who is the chairman of...
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In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...
Aaron A. Walton, Cheyney's president, announces fundraising campaign and continued partnerships to ensure the school's financial future, during a news conference at the school Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in Philadelphia. The nation's oldest historically black college, which has struggled with plummeting enrollment and financial woes in recent years, has announced a plan intended to balance the school's budget and lure new, top-tier students. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The nation's oldest historically black college, which has struggled with plummeting enrollment and financial woes in recent...
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CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago foundation is launching the second $100 million grant competition open to organizations that can identify...
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The University of Florida and UF Health received a $12M donation from the Harris Rosen Foundation to continue advancing its...
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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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Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a $9.4 million grant for the state of...
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Simmons College in Kentucky received a $4 million donation this week, setting it off to a healthy start in its...
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This week, the Rollins Foundation announced a $65 million contribution to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
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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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