In the last decade and a half, the Movember Foundation has raised well over $750 million in funds for men’s health and has helped raise awareness of prostate cancer, testicular cancer, the importance of mental health, and suicide prevention.
DETROIT (AP) — A billionaire businessman whose companies have invigorated Detroit’s downtown announced a $500 million fund to improve neighborhoods on Thursday, starting with $15 million that will pay off the property tax debt of 20,000 of the city’s poorest homeowners.
Communities can make a big difference in supporting their local nonprofits, whether it is through donating directly to the organization or by volunteering time or resources. Thousands of organizations rely on these monetary and time donations every year to make ends meet and to continue serving their communities.
As part of our mission to draw public attention and support to the important work of nonprofits in America, we sat down to chat with 21 accomplished nonprofit leaders in Minnesota to discuss their impact in driving positive change in the evolving landscapes of rural America.
In episode 4 of our INSIGHT collaboration with Alaska Public Media we we interviewed Robin Dublin, Executive Director of the Alaska Botanical Gardens, and Nina Kemppel, President & CEO of Alaska Community Foundation, both dedicated to serving Alaska’s unique environment and diverse communities. Dublin discusses the garden’s dedication to sustainable projects and shares interesting details on leading a garden to thrive in Alaska’s unique environment; Kemppel shares some of the major forces behind the success of the Alaska Community Foundation.