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Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation Announces First Grants
Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation Announces First Grants
Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ), has announced its charitable foundation's first four grants for organizations serving Oregon and Washington State and an education...more

MIT Scientists Get NIH BRAIN Initiative Grants
MIT Scientists Get NIH BRAIN Initiative Grants
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded BRAIN Initiative grants to ix teams and 15 researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). President Obama launched the...more

Building A More Dynamic, Healthier Community In Gila Valley
Foundation: Arizona Community Foundation, Valley Community Foundation
Building A More Dynamic, Healthier Community In Gila Valley
With the 2014 Gila Valley Competitive Grant Awards courtesy of the Gila Valley Community Foundation, a special event was unveiled where Gila Valley residents gathered to participate in entertainment...more

San Mateo County Gets Federal Grants to Improve Education
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Valley Community Foundation
San Mateo County Gets Federal Grants to Improve Education
Organizations in San Mateo County, California were allocated $7.5 million in federal grants to improve elementary literacy levels. The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is one of seven...more

A Foundation Takes Aim at a Community's White, Male Power Structure
Foundation: Lancaster County Community Foundation
A Foundation Takes Aim at a Community
The Lancaster County Community Foundation has launched a new initiative targeting the community's white, male-dominated power structure. The community foundation, which is known as an influential...more

Central Alabama's Community Food Bank Deliver More Food To People In Need With New Food Trucks
Central Alabama
Grants from the Walmart Foundation enable the purchase of two new food trucks to be used by the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama. The two trucks will allow the food bank to distribute more...more

Special Olympics Rolls Out New Awareness Campaign Of Tolerance, Acceptance
Special Olympics Rolls Out New Awareness Campaign Of Tolerance, Acceptance
The Special Olympics charity, in its preparation for next summer's World Games in Los Angeles, is launching a new campaign that, according to The New York Times, will turn a red ball into a symbol of...more

Obama Announces U.S. Support for Civic Movements Wordwide
Obama Announces U.S. Support for Civic Movements Wordwide
President Obama calls on federal agencies to build more alliances with charities and community groups abroad and ensure that foreign governments do not "dictate the nature of U.S. assistance to civil...more

Youth Poetry Slams Receive Millions In Funding
Youth Poetry Slams Receive Millions In Funding
A group of funders are committing $10 million in funds over the next seven years to support nonprofits that work with youth in writing and performance arts. The funds will be absorbed through...more









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