Virginia Tech researchers awarded Microsoft grant to pioneer mixed reality research
Foundation: Microsoft

Hololenses are devices that project a three dimensional image into the users' eyes, optionally along with what the user would normally see. This allows the devices to create what they call a "hybrid...more

Dodge Foundation Furnishes $2.3 Million Grants to Arts and Arts Ed Groups
Foundation: Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, a Morristown-based private organization that focuses on issues throughout the New Jersey state, has awarded 63 grants worth $2.3 million to arts and arts education...more

Grants from Patricia A. Embree Trust No. 1
Foundation: Thomas County Community Foundation

The Patricia A. Embree Trust No. 1 has generously donated $1,000,000 to the Colby Community College Foundation and $370,000 to the Thomas County Community Foundation. According to Nick Wells,...more

How to Measure the Impact of Impact Investing

As more investors begin to invest in projects that make social impact, financial advisors and investment groups are being required to change the strategies and criteria they use to help clients...more

'Building Blocks' Enhances Skills of Southeast Students, Pre-Schoolers with Autism

A new initiative has been put out by the Southeast Missouri State University to tackle early intensive intervention for preschool aged children. Called "building blocks," the program applies the...more

Senior Concerns as Nonprofit Organization of the Year

Greater Conejo Valley Community Foundation chose Senior Concerns as the Nonprofit Organization of the Year and will be honored at its Annual Spirit of Community Awards. Senior Concerns is a...more

$850,000 from Elton John AIDS Foundation

The Elton John AIDS Foundation announced its first round of grants for calendar year 2012 totaling $850,000 with three grants awarded to AIDS United, The NAMES Project's "Quilt-In the Capital 2012"...more

Grants from West Vancouver Community Foundation

The West Vancouver Community Foundation has awarded $89,415 in grants to community organizations along with the $54,250 given to 22 nonprofit groups as part of its annual grant cycle. The foundation...more

Name Change Coming for Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York is changing its name to the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York effective on July 1. With the name change, their...more

Winner of High School Public Speaking Scholarship Contest

Precious Osagie-Erese won the inaugural High School Public Speaking Contest of East Orange High School held at Bella Italia Restaurant in Orange last November 6, 2010. She was able to beat 12 other...more







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Young Donors Reshaping Philanthropy and Bringing about Social Change

Young Donors Reshaping Philanthropy and Bringing about Social Change
A Dallas News editorial explains how younger generations are reshaping philanthropy and making their own...

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