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DonorsChoose.org Campaign to Match Donations for STEM Projects

DonorsChoose.org Campaign to Match Donations for STEM Projects

Posted August 15, 2018

Craig Newmark Philanthropies has pledged $1 million in support of STEM classroom projects, with $850,000 in matching funds, $100,000 for projects that help girls receive STEM resources, and $50,000 to spur use of the #STEMStories hashtag on Twitter....

Native American Agriculture Fund to Distribute $266 Million

Native American Agriculture Fund to Distribute $266 Million

Posted August 14, 2018

After years in limbo, a new trust has received final approval to redistribute funds left over from a class-action settlement in which the U.S. government agreed to pay compensation for discriminating against Native Americans....

Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Tobacco Industry Watchdog Partners

Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Tobacco Industry Watchdog Partners

Posted August 14, 2018

The three-year, $20 million STOP (Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products) initiative will be led by the University of Bath, the Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control, and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease....

University at Buffalo Receives $3 Million for Liver Disease Research

University at Buffalo Receives $3 Million for Liver Disease Research

Posted August 13, 2018

The grant from the Troup Fund of the Kaleida Health Foundation will enable researchers to analyze patterns of liver disease and extract information that can be used in developing population health algorithms leading to the early identification of patients with liver disease or cancer....

Marshall Health Receives $2 Million for Opioid Epidemic

Marshall Health Receives $2 Million for Opioid Epidemic

Posted August 12, 2018

The grant from the Merck Foundation will support an initiative in West Virginia to reduce opioid overdoses and overdose deaths, improve access to substance abuse prevention and treatment services, and reduce the rising rates of HIV and hepatitis C infections....

Deal say over you age from (08/11/18)

Deal say over you age from (08/11/18)

Posted August 11, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Alaska, California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island....