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Slaggie, Hiawatha Education Foundations to Support Cotter Schools

Slaggie, Hiawatha Education Foundations to Support Cotter Schools

Posted April 13, 2019

The Catholic middle school and high school in Winona, Minnesota, will receive between $15 million and $20 million from the Slaggie Family Foundation for a new building as well as increased tuition assistance for local students from the Hiawatha Education Foundation....

Deal say over you age from (04/13/19)

Deal say over you age from (04/13/19)

Posted April 13, 2019

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin....

University of Guelph Receives $15.7 Million for Business School

University of Guelph Receives $15.7 Million for Business School

Posted April 13, 2019

Awarded through the Angel Gabriel Foundation, the largest gift in the university's history will support new educational efforts, including academic chairs, undergraduate and graduate scholarships, and experiential learning opportunities....

More Foundations Supporting Pro-Immigrant Movement, Study Finds

More Foundations Supporting Pro-Immigrant Movement, Study Finds

Posted April 12, 2019

According to a study conducted by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, since the 2016 elections, a small but representative sampling of pro-immigration groups found that more than sixty foundations provided first-time grants to the pro-immigrant movement....

Lung Cancer Groups Merge, Launch Foundation

Lung Cancer Groups Merge, Launch Foundation

Posted April 11, 2019

Created by the merger of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and Lung Cancer Alliance, the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer has received a $15 million challenge grant in support of its programming....

Study Examines What It Takes for Early-Stage Grantmakers to Succeed

Study Examines What It Takes for Early-Stage Grantmakers to Succeed

Posted April 11, 2019

Based on interviews with leaders of grantmaking organizations, the report found three key elements: leadership characterized by humility, courage, and resourcefulness; a shared understanding among stakeholders; and a vision of success and an orientation toward learning....

'Principal Pipelines' Cut Turnover, Benefit Students, Study Finds

'Principal Pipelines' Cut Turnover, Benefit Students, Study Finds

Posted April 10, 2019

A RAND Corporation evaluation of the Wallace Foundation's Principal Pipeline Initiative found that schools with newly placed principals outperformed comparison schools in both reading and math scores as well as principal retention rates....

San Francisco State Receives $25 Million for Business School

San Francisco State Receives $25 Million for Business School

Posted April 9, 2019

The gift from alumnus Chris Larsen, his wife, Lyna Lam, and the Rippleworks Foundation will endow two new faculty chairs and fund the Lam-Larsen Fund for Global Innovation, which will focus on bringing together students, alumni, faculty, and experts across disciplines to learn about all aspects of entrepreneurship....

Penn Receives $50 Million for Energy Science Center

Penn Receives $50 Million for Energy Science Center

Posted April 8, 2019

The gift from Roy and Diana Vagelos will fund a new facility for the Vagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology, bringing together scientists and engineers to work on problems related to energy....