Johns Hopkins Receives $30 Million for Vaccine Program

Johns Hopkins Receives $30 Million for Vaccine Program

February 13, 2003

The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations awarded the grant to speed up the delivery of vaccines against pneumonia, meningitis, and similar diseases to children in the world's poorest countries....

Argosy Foundation Ready to Make a Difference

February 12, 2003

The foundation, which was created by Boston Scientific founder John Abele and his wife, is expected to become the largest foundation in Wisconsin over the next few years....

Without Fanfare, Foundation Preserves One Million Acres

February 11, 2003

The Richard King Mellon Foundation has orchestrated what is most likely the biggest private land conservation drive and handed the bulk of the acreage over to local and federal governments for parks and public recreation....

American Dental Association Restructures Charitable Activities

February 9, 2003

The Chicago-based ADA has merged all of its charitable organizations into the ADA Foundation, which will provide funding for dental education and research, assistance to dental professionals, and oral health access and awareness programs....

Heinz Extends Support for Massachusetts Drug Program for Seniors

February 7, 2003

Teresa Heinz, chairperson of the Heinz Family Philanthropies, has renewed her pledge to help Massachusetts make cost effective changes in the state's prescription drug program for senior citizens to help keep the program open to new beneficiaries....

United Way Silicon Valley Contributions Exceed Goal

February 5, 2003

After seeing contributions to its annual workplace campaigns steadily decline from a peak of $26 million ten years ago, the agency set a modest goal of $15 million for 2003 and exceeded it by more than $1 million....