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At least one in ten billionaires have donated for COVID-19 relief

A report from Wealth-X found that global billionaires who made a philanthropic commitment in support of COVID-19 response and relief efforts between January and May were more likely than other billionaire philanthropists to be in the tech industry….

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Records Reveal Nonprofits That Received Paycheck Protection Loans

The Muscular Dystrophy Association, the National Wildlife Federation, Mercy Corps, the New York Botanical Garden, American Youth Hostels, and the San Francisco Symphony were among the nonprofits the federal government said on Monday received loans of $5 million to $10 million through the Paycheck Protection Program. 

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IBM commits $20 million to Notre Dame to launch tech ethics lab

The Notre Dame-IBM Tech Ethics Lab will conduct applied research and promote models for the ethical application of technology — including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and quantum computing — in the tech, business, and government sectors….

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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to focus grantmaking on social justice

Two years in the making, the strategic shift includes a revised mission statement that emphasizes the foundation’s ambition “to build just communities enriched by meaning and empowered by critical thinking where ideas and imagination can thrive”….

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