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Ballmer Group Awards $20 Million to College Possible

Ballmer Group Awards $20 Million to College Possible

Posted September 27, 2017

The gift will enable the organization to fast-track a new capacity-building program designed to provide tools and training enabling colleges and universities to coach and mentor more low-income students on their campuses....

Hilton Foundation Awards $26 Million in Grants

Hilton Foundation Awards $26 Million in Grants

Posted September 27, 2017

The third-quarter grants will provide support in the areas of homelessness, substance abuse prevention, foster youth, hospitality, youth affected by HIV and AIDS, and Catholic education and nuns....

Noah Atencio to Receive Council on Foundations Scrivner Award

Noah Atencio to Receive Council on Foundations Scrivner Award

Posted September 24, 2017

The vice president of community impact at the Community First Foundation in Arvada, Colorado, was recognized for his role in launching the Innovators Society, which funds promising but not yet proven approaches to mental wellness....

DDCF Awards $6 Million for Sickle Cell Disease Research

DDCF Awards $6 Million for Sickle Cell Disease Research

Posted September 23, 2017

The first grants awarded through the foundation's Sickle Cell Disease/Advancing Cures awards competition will support projects that attack the disease at its core by restoring hemoglobin function....

Community Foundation Update (09/23/17)

Community Foundation Update (09/23/17)

Posted September 23, 2017

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, and Tennessee....

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $20 Million in Grants

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Awards $20 Million in Grants

Posted September 22, 2017

The grants will support wildlife and habitat conservation efforts, the defense of indigenous rights, and innovative grassroots efforts aimed at combating climate change and solving complex environmental issues....