The has announced second-quarter grant and scholarship distributions totaling nearly $12.9 million.
The foundation awarded a total of 1,517 grants and scholarships during the second quarter of its fiscal year, which ended in September. In the area of education, the foundation awarded a total of $5.3 million to a hundred and twelve organizations, $341,253 in private school scholarships to ninety-eight high-need K-12 students, and $1.6 million in scholarships to students pursuing a college or university degree. Grant recipients include the , , and the . In the area of health innovation, the foundation awarded a total of $3.6 million to three hundred and fifty-five programs. Recipients include the , , and .
In addition, the foundation awarded $967,626 in grants to more than a hundred programs in the area of community improvement and development; $585,105 to forty-seven organizations and programs in the areas of environmental education, renewable resources, conservation, and animal welfare; and $462,863 to seventy arts and culture programs.