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Community Foundation Update (06/09/18)

Community Foundation Update (06/09/18)

Posted June 9, 2018

News and personnel announcements from community foundations in Alaska, California, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Rhode Island, Washington, Washington, D.C., and Wisconsin....

Intergenerational Activities Reduce Loneliness, Study Finds

Intergenerational Activities Reduce Loneliness, Study Finds

Posted June 7, 2018

The report from the Eisner Foundation and Generations United found that while a majority of Americans believe that activities bring together children/youth and older adults can reduce loneliness across all ages, most weren't aware of such activities in their own communities....

T. Denny Sanford Commits $100 Million to National University System

T. Denny Sanford Commits $100 Million to National University System

Posted June 6, 2018

The gift will support the expansion of the Sanford Harmony social emotional learning program, which offers a toolkit of lessons and strategies that emphasize diversity and inclusion, empathy and critical thinking, communication, problem solving, and peer relationships....

Hilton Foundation Announces Updates to Priority Program Areas

Hilton Foundation Announces Updates to Priority Program Areas

Posted June 4, 2018

Going forward, the foundation's efforts in the U.S. will focus on foster youth, homelessness, and hospitality workforce development, while its international efforts will focus on disaster relief and recovery, safe water, and young children affected by HIV and AIDS, with a separate and continuing focus on Catholic sisters....

Library of Biomedical Images and Animations Donated to UT Austin

Library of Biomedical Images and Animations Donated to UT Austin

Posted June 3, 2018

The gift from medical animation pioneer Bruce Blausen includes more than twenty-eight thousand 3D animations and illustrations that cover more than eighteen hundred topics related to health conditions, diseases and treatments, and human anatomy....

United Way for Southeast Michigan Awards $7 Million for Basic Needs

United Way for Southeast Michigan Awards $7 Million for Basic Needs

Posted June 3, 2018

Sixty-six groups serving the most vulnerable residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties were awarded grants to ensure that crisis-mitigating services such as emergency food, housing/shelter, income services, and youth services remain available to those who need them....