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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....

Community Foundation Update (06/02/18)

Community Foundation Update (06/02/18)

Posted June 2, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Indiana, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington....

University of Chicago Receives $10 Million From Alumnus

University of Chicago Receives $10 Million From Alumnus

Posted June 1, 2018

The gift from Dave Liguang Chenn will support the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong, scholarships for both Booth School of Business students and undergraduates, and the UChicago Innovation Fund....

Winners of 2018 Kavli Prizes Announced

Winners of 2018 Kavli Prizes Announced

Posted June 1, 2018

First awarded a decade ago, the Kavli Prizes in astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience recognize scientists for pioneering advances in our understanding of existence at its biggest, smallest, and most complex scales....

Giving Pledge Announces Fourteen Additional Signatories

Giving Pledge Announces Fourteen Additional Signatories

Posted May 31, 2018

The latest additions boost to a hundred and eighty-three the number of individuals and couples in twenty-two countries who have pledged to give the majority of their wealth in support of philanthropic causes....

Cal Wellness Awards $13.4 Million in Grants

Cal Wellness Awards $13.4 Million in Grants

Posted May 30, 2018

Awarded through the foundation's Advancing Wellness program, the grants will support organizations working to respond to threats to the well-being of Californians....