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George Gund Foundation Awards $14.2 Million in Grants

George Gund Foundation Awards $14.2 Million in Grants

Posted November 25, 2018

The foundation's final grants of 2018 include $4 million over three years to the Fund for Our Economic Future, a funder collaborative working to improve the economic competitiveness of the region, with a focus on racial inequities and the barriers to opportunity they create....

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

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

Posted November 11, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee....

Wealthy in Wyoming Gave Most to Charity in 2016

Wealthy in Wyoming Gave Most to Charity in 2016

Posted November 23, 2018

According to an analysis of IRS data, 95 percent of Wyoming residents who made more than $500,000 in 2016 and itemized their returns claimed charitable deductions averaging $223,438.62.... 

NFL Awards $14.7 Million to Boston Children's Hospital

NFL Awards $14.7 Million to Boston Children's Hospital

Posted November 22, 2018

The grant will fund a study of the potential long-term neurologic health consequences of concussions and sub-concussive injuries, as well as potential treatments and therapeutic prevention strategies....

NFWF Awards $280 Million for Efforts to Remedy 2010 Oil Spill Damage

NFWF Awards $280 Million for Efforts to Remedy 2010 Oil Spill Damage

Posted November 21, 2018

The sixth round of funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund will support efforts to remedy harm and reduce the risk of future harm to natural resources that were affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill....

Brandeis Receives $10 Million for Scholarships

Brandeis Receives $10 Million for Scholarships

Posted November 20, 2018

The gift from alumnus Toshizo "Tom" Watanabe will provide scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students from Japan who have studied or currently are studying at a top-tier Japanese university with which Brandeis has a relationship....