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Partners for the Advancement of CAD/CAM/CAE Education (PACE) has announced a donation of CAD/CAM/CAE equipment valued at $283.6 million to four Mexican universities.
The New York City-based Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has announced seven grants totaling $8.2 million to promote the conservation of natural areas and protect working landscapes in the Greater Yellowstone region.
According to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund, most states' high-risk health-insurance pools do not provide adequate access to health insurance for those denied coverage in the private market.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a grant of more than $9 million to provide computers, Internet access, and training to 368 public libraries in Chile.
The Washington, D.C.-based National Endowment for Democracy, a private, nonprofit grantmaking organization established in 1983 to strengthen democratic institutions around the world, has awarded its annual Democracy Award to Mexican president Vicente Fox.
Avon Products has announced the launch of "Kiss Goodbye to Breast Cancer," a cause-related marketing initiative with a goal of raising $100 million for breast cancer research and prevention by the end of 2002.
United Way, the nation's largest private social services charity, raised $3.91 billion in the year ended June 30, an increase of $140 million, or 3.8 percent, over the previous year's total.
The Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation has announced the appointment of Burton Sonenstein, a seasoned executive with nonprofit and for-profit experience, as its chief financial officer.