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Community Foundation Update (12/30/17)

Community Foundation Update (12/30/17)

Posted December 30, 2017

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington....

Philanthropy Can Be Effective Way for Athletes to Do Good, Build Brand

Philanthropy Can Be Effective Way for Athletes to Do Good, Build Brand

Posted December 30, 2017

With the average salaries of the biggest professional sports celebrities in North America ranging from $2.7 million for football players to $6.5 million for basketball players, star athletes often find themselves pondering what to do with their disposable income....

Gates Foundation Awards $4 Million for Anemia Study in India

Gates Foundation Awards $4 Million for Anemia Study in India

Posted December 28, 2017

The grant to the Milken Institute School of Public Health at  George Washington University will fund a three-year project to develop a social norms-based strategy for addressing iron deficiency and anemia in the Indian state of Odisha....

NFF Launches $13 Million Health Outcomes Fund

NFF Launches $13 Million Health Outcomes Fund

Posted December 27, 2017

The new AIM Healthy fund is designed to help community providers of health and human services in California achieve better health outcomes for their clients....

Nearly $1 Billion Raised for Harvey Recovery Efforts

Nearly $1 Billion Raised for Harvey Recovery Efforts

Posted December 27, 2017

The American Red Cross has raised $493 million, followed by the Greater Houston Community Foundation and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, which have raised $108 million and $89 million....