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Knight Awards $2 Million to Launch Endeavor Miami

Knight Awards $2 Million to Launch Endeavor Miami

Posted September 29, 2018

The grant will support Endeavor Global's first U.S. affiliate and the organization's work to identify and support promising entrepreneurs through educational, mentoring, and funding opportunities....

Deal say over you age from (09/29/18)

Deal say over you age from (09/29/18)

Posted September 29, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, Virginia....

Public Colleges Not Supporting African Americans Adequately

Public Colleges Not Supporting African Americans Adequately

Posted September 28, 2018

According to a report from the USC Race and Equity Center, African Americans make up 14.6 percent of 18- to 11-year-olds in the country but only 9.8 percent of full-time degree-seeking undergraduates at public colleges and universities....

Nonprofit CEO Compensation Nears Pre-Recession Levels for Second Year

Nonprofit CEO Compensation Nears Pre-Recession Levels for Second Year

Posted September 26, 2018

The 2018 GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report found that while women CEOs received larger increases than men in all but the largest organizations — those with budgets of at least $25 million — their median compensation continued to trail that of men....

Open Society Foundations Sue Hungary Over Civil Society Law

Open Society Foundations Sue Hungary Over Civil Society Law

Posted September 25, 2018

OSF argues that recent Hungarian legislation making it illegal for individuals or civil society organizations to support asylum or residence applications breaches the guarantees of freedom of expression and association enshrined in the European Convention of Human Rights....

Wealthy U.S. Investors Lag Peers in Sustainable Investing

Wealthy U.S. Investors Lag Peers in Sustainable Investing

Posted September 25, 2018

A survey by UBS Group found that while 65 percent of respondents said they believe "it is highly important to help create a better planet," only 39 percent globally and 12 percent in the United States actually have any sustainable investments in their portfolios....

Oceana Receives $10.5 Million for Ocean Conservation

Oceana Receives $10.5 Million for Ocean Conservation

Posted September 11, 2018

The grant will enable Oceana to continue campaigning for science-based policies that safeguard critical marine habitats; protect ocean species; establish sustainable, science-based management of fisheries and deter illegal fishing; and reduce ocean pollution....