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Land Trust Alliance, Community Foundations Launch Conservation Effort

Land Trust Alliance, Community Foundations Launch Conservation Effort

Posted February 9, 2019

With support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Land Trust Alliance, three community foundations in the Pacific Northwest  will coordinate their efforts to protect thousands of acres of natural lands in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington....

Rainin Foundation Awards $2 Million for IBD Research

Rainin Foundation Awards $2 Million for IBD Research

Posted February 9, 2019

Awarded through the foundation's Synergy Awards program, the grants will support cross-disciplinary research teams collaborating on groundbreaking or unconventional hypotheses and methodologies in the study of inflammatory bowel disease....

Community Foundation Update (02/09/19)

Community Foundation Update (02/09/19)

Posted February 9, 2019

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Arizona, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, and Pennsylvania....

MoMA Receives $200 Million Bequest From Rockefeller Estate

MoMA Receives $200 Million Bequest From Rockefeller Estate

Posted February 7, 2019

The bequest, which boosts David Rockefeller's lifetime giving to the museum to more than $300 million, complements the numerous modern and contemporary works, drawings, and prints he and his wife gave to the institution....

Moore Foundation Commits $140 Million to Aquatic Symbioses Research

Moore Foundation Commits $140 Million to Aquatic Symbioses Research

Posted February 6, 2019

The Symbiosis in Aquatic Systems Initiative will support the development of new tools, theories, and concepts and bring research communities together to learn how symbioses involving microorganisms function, evolve, and serve critical ecosystem roles....

Field Foundation Launches Two Racial Equity Initiatives

Field Foundation Launches Two Racial Equity Initiatives

Posted February 5, 2019

With support from the MacArthur Foundation, the Chicago-based foundation will award a total of $5 million over the next three years to advance racial equity and access to opportunity and strengthen the reporting and storytelling capacity of a more diverse set of news outlets, reporters, and storytellers....

Imperial College London Receives $13.1 Million for Myeloma Research

Imperial College London Receives $13.1 Million for Myeloma Research

Posted February 4, 2019

With the goal of advancing scientific discoveries and accelerating their translation into clinical solutions, the gift will establish the Hugh & Josseline Langmuir Centre for Myeloma Research on the college’s Hammersmith Hospital campus....

Stand Together Pledges $30 Million to Combat Poverty

Stand Together Pledges $30 Million to Combat Poverty

Posted February 4, 2019

Through a series of community-based portfolio investments, the venture philanthropy group committed a total of $20.6 million to twenty-eight organizations and launched a $10 million initiative as part of a campaign aimed at encouraging people to make a difference....