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Joyce Foundation Awards Grants for Racial Equity, Economic Mobility

Joyce Foundation Awards Grants for Racial Equity, Economic Mobility

Posted May 3, 2018

In its first grantmaking cycle since refocusing its funding priorities on advancing racial equity and economic mobility, the foundation awarded fifty-nine grants to organizations working to reduce gun violence, broaden educational and economic opportunity, and promote a cleaner environment....

Union Pacific, NPF to Partner on Preservation Efforts

Union Pacific, NPF to Partner on Preservation Efforts

Posted May 1, 2018

The Find Your Park/Encuentra Tu Parque movement is designed to build on Union Pacific's history with the national parks, which dates back to the creation of Western parks such as Yellowstone, Zion, and Grand Canyon....

Chan Zuckerberg Awards $15 Million for Human Cell Atlas

Chan Zuckerberg Awards $15 Million for Human Cell Atlas

Posted May 1, 2018

Awarded through CZI's Science Initiative, the grants will support the creation of new computational tools, algorithms, visualizations, and benchmark datasets an "open reference" atlas of all cells in the healthy human body....

Texas Housing Group Launches $1.6 Million Fund for Harvey Recovery

Texas Housing Group Launches $1.6 Million Fund for Harvey Recovery

Posted May 1, 2018

Funded in part by a $1 million commitment from the Rebuild Texas Fund, the Housing and Economic Assistance to Rebuild Texas (HEART) program will provide grants of up to $50,000 to local nonprofit organizations working to provide housing assistance to low-income families affected by the storm....

Barancik Foundation Awards $4 Million in Grants

Barancik Foundation Awards $4 Million in Grants

Posted April 30, 2018

Recipients include the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, Take Stock in Children, and Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast....

Deal say over you age from (04/28/18)

Deal say over you age from (04/28/18)

Posted April 28, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Alaska, California, Michigan, New Hampshire, Ohio, and Pennsylvania....

AECF Report Outlines Social-Emotional Learning Framework

AECF Report Outlines Social-Emotional Learning Framework

Posted April 28, 2018

Drawing on the experiences of seven school districts that have successfully implemented social-emotional learning programs, the report uses an implementation framework that bundles funding and sustainability strategies into four stages....

SVCF’s Carson Placed on Administrative Leave

SVCF’s Carson Placed on Administrative Leave

Posted April 27, 2018

Board members Wade W. Loo, David P. Lopez, and Rebecca Guerra will serve as special advisors to interim CEO Greg Avis, providing day-to-day leadership support and counsel....