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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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
Alzheimer’s Research Receives $53M Grant

Alzheimer’s Research Receives $53M Grant

Boston’s Hebrew Senior Life and Brown University has received a five-year $53 million grant from the ...
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mOp-Ed: Salary Surveys Mislead

Salary survey data should come with use instructions and disclaimers, because they set incorrectly low expectations on ...
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University of Houston Receives $50M Donation

The University of Houston announced that it received a $50 million donation from an anonymous donor ...
A $100M Donation Helps Launch Research Institute for Empathy

A $100M Donation Helps Launch Research Institute for Empathy

A $100 million donation by the banking billionaire Denny Sanford to the University of California San ...
Wells Fargo Seeks to Tackle Housing Crisis with $20M Innovation Challenge

Wells Fargo Seeks to Tackle Housing Crisis with $20M Innovation Challenge

The company Wells Fargo is incentivizing innovators through a $20 million challenge that seeks to unveil ...
Darden Foundation Donates $2M for Feeding America

Darden Foundation Donates $2M for Feeding America

The Darden Foundation donated $2M for Feeding America, the organization that is dedicated to feeding children ...
Worcester Art Museum Receives Its Largest Donation

Worcester Art Museum Receives Its Largest Donation

The Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts received a $10 million donation, the largest donation it has ...
$6M Donation to Harvard Will Not be Returned to Donor Who is Now Registered Sex Offender

$6M Donation to Harvard Will Not be Returned to Donor Who is Now Registered Sex Offender

Even though under scrutiny, a $6.5 million donation to fund a research program at Harvard University ...
Foundation Uses Music to Empower Women Who Experience Infertility

Foundation Uses Music to Empower Women Who Experience Infertility

An international organization called the Merck Foundation is working to empower women in Burundi and Africa ...
Majority of Pledges to Rebuild Notre Dame Have Yet to be Received

Majority of Pledges to Rebuild Notre Dame Have Yet to be Received

The great Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris burned down nearly three months ago, and huge donations ...
Warren Buffett to Donate $3.6 Billion

Warren Buffett to Donate $3.6 Billion

Warren Buffett, the world’s fourth richest man will be giving away $3.6 billion of his fortune, ...
UCLA Entertainment Branch Receives $20M Donation

UCLA Entertainment Branch Receives $20M Donation

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires ...
The Philadelphia Orchestra Receives $55M Donation Amid Financial Hardship

The Philadelphia Orchestra Receives $55M Donation Amid Financial Hardship

This week the Philadelphia Orchestra received a $55M donation from an anonymous donor in order to ...
Chicago Public Library Receives $5M Grant to Extend to Presidential Center

Chicago Public Library Receives $5M Grant to Extend to Presidential Center

The Chicago Public Library received a $5 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation to create a ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: James W. Foley Legacy Foundation in Rochester, New Hampshire Honoring an American Hero by Advocating for the Safe Return of Americans

Nonprofit Spotlight: James W. Foley Legacy Foundation in Rochester, New Hampshire Honoring an American Hero by Advocatin...

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even ...
Gupta Agarwal Foundation Donates $5M for Cardiac Health

Gupta Agarwal Foundation Donates $5M for Cardiac Health

The Gupta Agarwal Foundation announced a $5 million donation this week to help researchers learn from ...
A $7.5M Donation Will Help to Establish the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Dallas

A $7.5M Donation Will Help to Establish the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Dallas

Businessman Jerry Jones and Gene Jones announced a $7.5 million donation for the construction of the ...
Nonprofit Donations Made Possible through More Social Media Platforms

Nonprofit Donations Made Possible through More Social Media Platforms

Social media platforms are making donating to nonprofits easier than ever before ...
Hospital in Florida Receives $5M to Help Black Mothers and Newborns

Hospital in Florida Receives $5M to Help Black Mothers and Newborns

The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Florida is receiving a $5M grant from the Health ...
Major Donation for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Leads to free Admission for Youth

Major Donation for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Leads to free Admission for Youth

A major donation to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures from the George Lucas Family Foundation ...
New Haven to Use $5M Grant to Reduce Infant Mortality Rates

New Haven to Use $5M Grant to Reduce Infant Mortality Rates

Thanks to more than $5 million in federal grants, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven ...
Kristen Beall, of the Kern Community Foundation

Preview: Kern Community Foundation – Kristen Beall

Kristen Beall, President & CEO of the Kern Community Foundation, discusses the organization's various tactics in ...
Affordable Housing Initiative Receives $30M Donation in Charlotte, NC

Affordable Housing Initiative Receives $30M Donation in Charlotte, NC

Earlier this month a new affordable housing initiative launched by media outlets in Charlotte, North Carolina ...
Ashley Swearengin, Central Valley Community Foundation

Preview: Central Valley Community Foundation – Ashley Swearengin

Ashley Swearengin, President & CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation, discusses how the organization is ...
Merced College Receives its Largest Donation Ever for Agriculture Programs

Merced College Receives its Largest Donation Ever for Agriculture Programs

Merced College received its largest donation to-date this month, from the businessman and successful farmer, Raj ...
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INSIGHT: ValleyPBS Promo on California’s Central Valley Nonprofits

In this collaboration with ValleyPBS, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from California's Central Valley and ...
American Journalism Project Raises $42M to Support Nonprofit Digital News Sites This Summer

American Journalism Project Raises $42M to Support Nonprofit Digital News Sites This Summer

This year, 25 nonprofit digital news organizations will receive grants from the $42 million raised by ...
Amazon and National Science Foundation Partner to Grant $10M to Eliminate Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Amazon and National Science Foundation Partner to Grant $10M to Eliminate Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Amazon and the National Science Foundation are partnering to invest $10 million in researching, developing and ...
Davidson Liberal Arts College Receives $24M from Duke Endowment to Recruit Top Students

Davidson Liberal Arts College Receives $24M from Duke Endowment to Recruit Top Students

Davidson College in North Carolina received a $24 million grant from the Duke Endownment. The donation ...
MIT Receives $28M Donation to Advance Research on Down Syndrome

MIT Receives $28M Donation to Advance Research on Down Syndrome

This week the Massachusetts Institute of Technology received a $28 million donation from the Alana Foundation ...
Cornell University Annual Giving Day Raises $8M

Cornell University Annual Giving Day Raises $8M

Cornell’s annual Giving Day raised more than $8 million this year for different university departments, including ...
Education in India Gets $7B Boost from Largest Philanthropic Donation To-Date

Education in India Gets $7B Boost from Largest Philanthropic Donation To-Date

This month, India is celebrating its biggest philanthropic donation to-date from the billionaire Azim Premji, who ...
Kentucky Receives $9.4M to Tackle Homelessness

Kentucky Receives $9.4M to Tackle Homelessness

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a $9.4 million grant ...
A Historically Black College in Louisville Receives a $4M Donation

A Historically Black College in Louisville Receives a $4M Donation

Simmons College in Kentucky received a $4 million donation this week, setting it off to a ...