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Cal Wellness Awards More Than $7 Million in Grants

Cal Wellness Awards More Than $7 Million in Grants

Posted November 26, 2017

The grants will support efforts to help Californians recover from October wildfires, programs that support the health and well-being of immigrants, and assistance for homeless youth....

A Third of Millennials Support Trump, Are Actively Engaged in Causes

A Third of Millennials Support Trump, Are Actively Engaged in Causes

Posted November 25, 2017

According to survey data from the 2017 Millennial Impact Report Phase 2, two-thirds of self-identified millennial "activists" believed that the actions they took (66 percent) and/or the actions of organizations they supported (68 percent) would lead to improvements with respect to the causes or policies they support....

Gates Foundation Awards $5 Million for Sorghum Research

Gates Foundation Awards $5 Million for Sorghum Research

Posted November 25, 2017

The grant to Purdue University professor Gebisa Ejeta will support ongoing research to develop and distribute the seeds of high-yielding drought- and parasitic weed-resistant varieties of sorghum....

Duke Endowment Awards $21 Million in Grants

Duke Endowment Awards $21 Million in Grants

Posted November 24, 2017

The foundation awarded thirty-six grants to health organizations working in North and South Carolina, including Vidant Medical Services and the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation....

University of Delaware Receives $45 Million in Gifts

University of Delaware Receives $45 Million in Gifts

Posted November 23, 2017

Part of the Delaware First: the Campaign for the University of Delaware, the gifts from six members of the fund's "campaign cabinet" will support key university initiatives in the areas of health care, graduate education, and athletics....

Metropolitan Museum Receives $80 Million From Trustee

Metropolitan Museum Receives $80 Million From Trustee

Posted November 20, 2017

The gift from trustee Florence Irving and her late husband, Herbert Irving, will establish an unrestricted art acquisitions endowment fund, as well as several endowment funds for the Department of Asian Art....