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Stand Together Pledges $30 Million to Combat Poverty

Stand Together Pledges $30 Million to Combat Poverty

Posted February 4, 2019

Through a series of community-based portfolio investments, the venture philanthropy group committed a total of $20.6 million to twenty-eight organizations and launched a $10 million initiative as part of a campaign aimed at encouraging people to make a difference....

V Foundation for Cancer Research Awarded $25 Million in 2018

V Foundation for Cancer Research Awarded $25 Million in 2018

Posted February 2, 2019

Awards announced by the foundation include twenty-eight V Scholar grants, two-year awards of $200,000 each designed to help young scientists establish their research careers and give them a leg up in competing for additional funding from other sources....

Deal say over you age from (02/02/19)

Deal say over you age from (02/02/19)

Posted February 2, 2019

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania....

Museum Staff, Leadership Becoming More Diverse, Survey Finds

Museum Staff, Leadership Becoming More Diverse, Survey Finds

Posted January 30, 2019

Commissioned by the Mellon Foundation, the survey found that, in 2018, 28 percent of all museum staff were people of color, up from 11 percent in 2015, while 62 percent of leadership positions were held by women, up from 57 percent....

2019 Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity Announced

2019 Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity Announced

Posted January 30, 2019

The yearlong non-residential fellowship program equips early- to mid-career health-sector professionals with the knowledge, skills, and strategies they need to reduce national and global health disparities....

Details of Lawsuit Against Sackler Family to Be Released

Details of Lawsuit Against Sackler Family to Be Released

Posted January 30, 2019

A Superior Court judge in Massachusetts has ruled that an unredacted amended complaint accusing eight family members and nine Purdue Pharma associates of profiting from the addictive nature of opioids by aggressively marketing OxyContin be released by February 1....

Women- and Minority-Owned Asset Managers Underrepresented

Women- and Minority-Owned Asset Managers Underrepresented

Posted January 29, 2019

A report from the Knight Foundation and Bella Private Markets found that women- and minority-owned asset management firms manage only a fraction of the assets under management industry-wide, despite performing as well as or better than non-diverse firms....