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Sector Partnerships Promote Jobs, Equity, Report Finds

Sector Partnerships Promote Jobs, Equity, Report Finds

Posted June 17, 2018

Funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the report highlights ways in which sector partnerships can help businesses close persistent racial disparities and achieve greater equity in the workplace....

Community Foundation Update (06/16/18)

Community Foundation Update (06/16/18)

Posted June 16, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Colorado, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Washington, D.C....

Gates, Li Ka Shing Lead $40 Million Funding Round for Infant Health

Gates, Li Ka Shing Lead $40 Million Funding Round for Infant Health

Posted June 15, 2018

The funding will be used to expand the availability of Evolve's infant probiotic product, Evivo — which restores beneficial bacteria to the infant gut microbiome and reduces potentially pathogenic bacteria — in the United States and globally....

Rainin Foundation Modifies Its Arts Funding Strategy

Rainin Foundation Modifies Its Arts Funding Strategy

Posted June 14, 2018

Over the next three years, the foundation will work to ensure that artists in the Bay Area are thriving by supporting those who push boundaries and by working collaboratively with artists, arts organizations, and other funders to drive systemic change....

Charitable Giving Up 5.2 Percent in 2017, 'Giving USA' Finds

Charitable Giving Up 5.2 Percent in 2017, 'Giving USA' Finds

Posted June 12, 2018

Produced by the Giving USA Foundation and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the study found that giving by individuals, corporations, and foundations totaled an estimated $410.02 billion in 2017, the first time it has exceeded the $400 billion mark....

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Receives $20 Million

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Receives $20 Million

Posted June 12, 2018

The endowment gift from craigslist founder Craig Newmark will enable the school to recruit additional faculty, develop innovative programs, and pursue activities that support greater trust in journalism....