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

$1 Million for the Center for Investigative Reporting
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Center for Investigative Reporting won a $1 million grant from the MacArthur Foundation because of their contribution to the community through high-impact stories. Executives at the Center...more

Tech Field Philanthropy
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Microsoft, Packard Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Jon Swartz of USA Today features big names in technology who have given back to the community as they engage in philanthropic acts at the height of their success. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for...more

Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan Facebook Grant Contest
Foundation: Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan

The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is launching its second community-driven grant contest with Facebook users with up to $500 to be used toward a grant during this promotion. For...more

Foundation Awards Pair of Grants

Norwich-based Dime Bank's charitable arm has awarded grants to to Opportunities Industrialization Center of New London County ($3,750) and to Connecticut Radio Information Systems ($2,000). The...more

AHA Prepares Philanthropy Accelerator for a $2 Million Fundraising

The American Heart Association (AHA) introduced an accelerator program to finance life science startups to support research. Now, AHA poises to receive a $2 million in raised funds to invest in...more

Keller-Hudson Innovation Grants

Jeff Boswell, an 8th grade teacher from Fossil Hill Middle School, has recently received one of the nine Keller-Hudson Innovation Grants totaling $66,500. Out of the total amount, Boswell received...more

IBM Donates $65-Million to Canadian College

As part of a $210-million research and development consortium, IBM Canada announced that it will give $65-million worth of computers and software to Ontario's Western University. The partners plan...more

Digital Philanthropy
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Citizen Effect, a microphilanthropy organization based in Washington DC, has recently established another humanitarian initiative called Detroit4Detroit. The Detroit4Detroit program is especially...more

World Wide Workshop Awarded with $20,000 Empowerment Grant

World Wide Workshop receives a $20,000 Empowerment Grant from the Motorola Mobility Foundation in support of Globaloria, a social learning network and curriculum. Eileen Sweeney, director of the...more







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Three Philanthropic Families Ensure Legacy of Super Bowl

Three Philanthropic Families Ensure Legacy of Super Bowl
The Tisch, Johnson and Mara families have announced $3 million in donations to the NY/NJ Snowflake...

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