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Community Foundation Update (7/29/17)

Community Foundation Update (7/29/17)

Posted July 29, 2017

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Alabama, Alaska, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Vermont....

$10 Million Awarded to Mental Health Initiatives in California

$10 Million Awarded to Mental Health Initiatives in California

Posted July 28, 2017

The first round of grants awarded as part of a $30 million commitment to mental health and wellness in the state will support a wide range of populations, from preschoolers and seniors to the homeless and those struggling with addiction....

Google.org Pledges $50 Million to Improve Economic Opportunity

Google.org Pledges $50 Million to Improve Economic Opportunity

Posted July 27, 2017

Google's philanthropic arm plans to fund nonprofits that are using innovative technology to train workers in the skills they need and connect job seekers to positions that match their skills and talents in a changing job market....

Fordham University Receives $10.5 Million Estate Gift

Fordham University Receives $10.5 Million Estate Gift

Posted July 26, 2017

The gift from trustee and alumnus Stephen E. Bepler ('64) and his widow, Kim, includes $8 million to endow chairs in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology and $2.5 million in support of a new science building to be built on the university's campus in the Bronx....

DDCF Awards $8.4 Million to Seventeen Physician-Scientists

DDCF Awards $8.4 Million to Seventeen Physician-Scientists

Posted July 25, 2017

The foundation's Clinical Scientist Development Awards provide $495,000 over three years to physician-scientists who are one to five years into their first faculty appointment and ready to transition to an independent research career....