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$9.5 Million Financial Inclusion Lab Launched in India

$9.5 Million Financial Inclusion Lab Launched in India

Posted August 8, 2018

Part of the Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship's Bharat Inclusion Initiative, the Financial Inclusion Lab will identify and bring to scale early-stage fintech startups that are focused on helping people in India who earn between $2 and $10 a day....

NFWF Awards $2.19 Million for Mississippi Alluvial Valley Conservation

NFWF Awards $2.19 Million for Mississippi Alluvial Valley Conservation

Posted August 7, 2018

Inaugural grants awarded through the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley Restoration Fund will support efforts to restore, enhance, and protect more than sixty thousand acres of forest and wetland habitats in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas....

Philadelphia Philanthropist H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest Dies at 88

Philadelphia Philanthropist H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest Dies at 88

Posted August 7, 2018

A leading Philadelphia philanthropist and civic leader, Lenfest, together with his wife, Marguerite, donated more than $1.3 billion over nearly two decades in support of the arts, education, and journalism initiatives....

Equity-Informed Water Management Needs Education, Financing

Equity-Informed Water Management Needs Education, Financing

Posted August 7, 2018

The report examines the challenges and opportunities organizations in Kresge's Climate Resilient and Equitable Water Systems (CREWS) initiative face in addressing the interplay of water systems, climate resilience, and equity....

Facebook Commits $4.5 Million for Local News Organizations

Facebook Commits $4.5 Million for Local News Organizations

Posted August 6, 2018

New commitments include $3.5 million to launch a three-month bootcamp-style program designed to help nonprofit news organizations and local independent publishers convert and retain paying subscribers by providing access to exclusive membership content and experiences....

Community Foundation Update (08/04/18)

Community Foundation Update (08/04/18)

Posted August 4, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Alabama, California, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Wisconsin....