In a study recently published online in Childhood Obesity, elementary school leaders across the country reported that students generally like the healthier school lunches after the U.S. Department of...more
Northwestern Health Foundation recently renamed the building the Aschenbrener Center for Philanthropy in honor of the foundation's retiring president Thomas Aschenbrener.
Chris Palmedo, director...more
According to Jeannie Oakes, the director of the Ford Foundation's work on educational opportunity and scholarship, when it comes to hours in the classroom, better is as important as more.
The Jewish Community Foundation has an expanded funding role since the restructuring of Jewish Federation as part of Campaign Renewal in 2011 and will begin the 2012 grant award cycle in October. ...more
Nissan North America and BankPlus recently awarded educational grants totaling more than $77,000 to local schools in Mississippi with more than 100 teachers and administrators from Madison County and...more
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded an Israeli company, Paulee CleanTec, with $110,000 grant for their invention of waterless toilet that leaves no waste.
The grant money will be used to...more
The Illinois Prairie Community Foundation is awarding $26,200 in grants to Central Illinois organizations for its 2012 arts and culture grants.
Illinois Shakespeare Festival for Hispanic theatre...more