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Deal say over you age from (12/16/17)

Deal say over you age from (12/16/17)

Posted December 16, 2017

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Alaska, California, Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Vermont....

Hilton Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $29 Million

Hilton Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $29 Million

Posted December 15, 2017

The fourth-quarter grants will provide support to organizations working in the areas of homelessness, foster youth, hospitality, youth affected by HIV and AIDS, safe water, avoidable blindness, and Catholic education and nuns....

Women Made Up Majority of 2016 #GivingTuesday Donors

Women Made Up Majority of 2016 #GivingTuesday Donors

Posted December 14, 2017

The report from the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy found that women were responsible for 63 percent of donations and gave 61 percent of the total donated on #GivingTuesday in 2016....

Women Face Harassment, Workplace Discrimination

Women Face Harassment, Workplace Discrimination

Posted December 13, 2017

Nearly four in ten women (37 percent) in the United States say they or a family member have been sexually harassed because of their gender, with higher rates among Native American women....

Gates Foundation Pledges $300 Million for Climate Action

Gates Foundation Pledges $300 Million for Climate Action

Posted December 13, 2017

The three-year initiative will fund agricultural research aimed at helping smallholder farmers in Africa and Asia  adapt to the increasingly challenging growing conditions brought about by climate change....

Hewlett Foundation Commits $600 Million for Climate Change Efforts

Hewlett Foundation Commits $600 Million for Climate Change Efforts

Posted December 12, 2017

The pledge was announced on the eve of French president Emmanuel Macron's convening of global government, business, and philanthropic sector leaders to discuss private and public financing for global efforts to implement the Paris climate change agreement....