Cannes Lions and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seek Philanthropic Ideas
Foundation: Gates Foundation

The Cannes Lions are teaming up with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to seek creative philanthropic ideas where up to 10 participants will be awarded $100,000 for the development of their...more

Metairie Park Country Day School Receives Prestigious Grant
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The Metairie Park Country Day School has been awarded a Edward E. Ford Foundation Educational Leadership Grant valued at $250,000 as one of four independent schools in the country to receive the...more

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Robertson Foundation, Dell Foundation, Walton Family Foundation, Walton Family Foundation,

Japan contributed $340 million to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Meanwhile, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation also contributed $750 million to the Global Fund. In the...more

2012 Corporate Philanthropy Awards
Foundation: Washington Women's Foundation

Washington Business Journal features photos taken during the 2012 Corporate Philanthropy Awards. Some of the attendees are: Lyn Soudien of D.C. Children, Youth Investment Trust Corp., Lindsay Pugh...more

Online Giving in Alexandria
Foundation: ACT for Alexandria

Seventy nonprofit organizations try to raise $200,000 in a 24-hour period of online giving with the event called "Spring2ACTion Alexandria" which encourages donors of all income levels to give $10 or...more

$5 Million in Grants from Gates Foundation
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced grants to nine community philanthropic partners in the Pacific Northwest to re-grant foundation money, supporting its goal of reducing intergenerational...more

$800,000 Research Grants for Marine Life Study

Governor Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island announced $800,000 funding is available through a program of the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council, in partnership with the National Science...more

Branson Tornado Relief and Recovery Fund
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Community Foundation of Taney County has established the Branson Tornado Relief and Recovery Fund which accepts donations to support clean-up and rebuilding efforts after the Leap Day...more

Southfield Community Foundation Gathering
Foundation: Southfield Community Foundation

Each year, Southfield Community Foundation honors those who have contributions to the community for a better place. This year, the annual ceremony will be held at Skyline Club in the 2000 Town Center...more

$7.4 million form Education Foundation
Foundation: Naples Children and Education Foundation

Naples Children and Education Foundation handed out checks, awarding $7.4 million to charities that focus on at-risk and underprivileged youth. The "Now You See It" project for pediatric vision or...more

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Big Philanthropy vs. Democracy

Big Philanthropy vs. Democracy
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