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Four Foundations Join Forces to Award $12.2 Million for Detroit Arts

Four Foundations Join Forces to Award $12.2 Million for Detroit Arts

Posted October 1, 2019

Through the Detroit Arts Support program, a partnership of the Kresge, Erb Family, Hudson-Webber, and DeRoy Testamentary foundations, general operating support grants ranging from $5,000 to $100,000 were awarded to seventy-four arts and culture organizations....

NCRP Restructures Senior Staff Positions

NCRP Restructures Senior Staff Positions

Posted September 29, 2019

As part of the restructuring, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy announced the creation of three new senior staff positions, the promotion of three staffers, and the elimination of three positions....

Komen Awards Nearly $26 Million for Breast Cancer Research

Komen Awards Nearly $26 Million for Breast Cancer Research

Posted September 29, 2019

More than half the grants are focused on developing a better understanding of and treatments for metastatic breast cancer, which is responsible for nearly all of the forty-two thousand deaths in the United States related to breast cancer each year....

Community Foundation Update (09/28/19)

Community Foundation Update (09/28/19)

Posted September 28, 2019

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, and Washington, D.C....

Gates Foundation Commits $200 Million to Combat Poverty in Pakistan

Gates Foundation Commits $200 Million to Combat Poverty in Pakistan

Posted September 27, 2019

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Pakistan in support of the Ehsaas initiative, a comprehensive effort to combat poverty and improve health, nutrition, and financial inclusion in the country....

Bloomberg, Partners Launch Satellite Climate Data Solutions Initiative

Bloomberg, Partners Launch Satellite Climate Data Solutions Initiative

Posted September 27, 2019

Launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies, Earth-imaging company Planet, and the State of California, the Satellites for Climate Action initiative will use satellite technologies to monitor greenhouse gas emissions and turn the data into actionable information....

MacArthur Foundation Announces 2019 Fellows

MacArthur Foundation Announces 2019 Fellows

Posted September 26, 2019

Twenty-six fellows working in fields ranging from evolutionary anthropology and paleoclimatology, to graphic novels and social art, to restorative justice will each receive $625,000 over five years....