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Clark Foundation Awards $219.5 Million to University of Maryland

Clark Foundation Awards $219.5 Million to University of Maryland

Posted October 5, 2017

The largest gift in the university's history will be used to boost college access and improve affordability, inspire the next generation of engineering leaders, and spark innovations that address some of today's most daunting challenges....

Komen Awards $30.7 Million for Breast Cancer Research

Komen Awards $30.7 Million for Breast Cancer Research

Posted October 3, 2017

The ninety-eight grants will support research related to new screening technologies, treatments for metastatic and aggressive types of breast cancer, and disparities in breast cancer outcomes....

Museum of Flight Receives $17 Million Bequest

Museum of Flight Receives $17 Million Bequest

Posted October 2, 2017

The gift from the estate of Betty Houston, the late wife of WWII vet and aviator Sam Houston, will be used to establish an endowment in support of scholarships and the museum's operations....

HHMI Names Inaugural Hanna Gray Fellows

HHMI Names Inaugural Hanna Gray Fellows

Posted October 1, 2017

Fifteen early-career scientists from groups underrepresented in the life sciences will receive support at critical transitions in their academic careers....

UJA-Federation of New York Receives $20 Million Gift

UJA-Federation of New York Receives $20 Million Gift

Posted October 1, 2017

The legacy gift from Jack and Shirley Silver will support an initiative to revitalize the infrastructure of the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, the largest Jewish day camp system in North America....

Community Foundation Update (09/30/17)

Community Foundation Update (09/30/17)

Posted September 30, 2017

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Alabama, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, and South Dakota....

A Quarter of Students Report Being Bullied, Survey Finds

A Quarter of Students Report Being Bullied, Survey Finds

Posted September 29, 2017

According to a report from YouthTruth, 22 percent of male students and 30 percent of female students say they have been bullied, while 44 percent of students who self-identify in another way said they were bullied....