An initiative of the the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazines & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, the fund awarded grants to two hundred and eighty-two nonprofit literary arts organizations, magazines, and presses that have experienced financial losses due to COVID-19….Philanthropy News Digest | https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rss/feed/pndnews
The largest single gift in the school’s 130-year-history will enable it to begin construction on a new $26 million Collaborative Learning Center….Philanthropy News Digest | https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rss/feed/pndnews
The gift will establish the Anne W. Marion Endowment in support of students, faculty, and programming at the medical school, which welcomed its inaugural class of sixty students in 2019….Philanthropy News Digest | https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rss/feed/pndnews
Democracy Frontlines Fund, a group of grant makers led by the Libra Foundation, is pushing for more support for smaller grassroots organizations working to help improve the lives and build the political power of Black people.Chronicle of Philanthropy | https://www.philanthropy.com/rss/all
New panel will uncover insights into Jewish life in the UK London, UK and Oslo, Norway – September 17th, 2020: Confirmit has announced that JPR, the Institute for Jewish Policy Research, has selected Confirmit as its partner to create a new UK-wide panel. The panel will capture the experiences and opinions of people from all denominations of Judaism and from those who are not affiliated. It will be the first of its kind at this…
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A collaboration of the STEM Next Opportunity Fund and the Intel, Gordon and Betty Moore, and Charles Stewart Mott foundations, the Million Girls Moonshot initiative will work to increase diversity and equity in STEM fields by engaging a million school-age girls in engineering and computer science learning opportunities over the next five years….Philanthropy News Digest | https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rss/feed/pndnews
The K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Center for Molecular Therapeutics in Neuroscience will work to develop innovative molecular tools for the treatment of brain disorders that precisely target dysfunctional genetic, molecular, and circuit pathways….Philanthropy News Digest | https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rss/feed/pndnews
Donors in California, Florida, and Minnesota have filed four more class-action lawsuits against the fundraising software company Blackbaud whose backup servers were compromised during a ransomware attack identified in May.Chronicle of Philanthropy | https://www.philanthropy.com/rss/all
To be housed at the Sandler Foundation, a private foundation established in 1991 by Giving Pledgers Herb and Marion Sandler, the Susan Sandler Fund will focus its grants on organizations led by people of color and efforts to boost the power and influence of historically marginalized communities of color….Philanthropy News Digest | https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rss/feed/pndnews
The grants to thirty-one organizations will support efforts to monitor and forecast disease spread, improve health equity and minimize secondary impacts of the virus, slow transmission by advancing the science of contact tracing and environmental sensing, and support healthcare workers….Philanthropy News Digest | https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rss/feed/pndnews
The grant from the Alfred Landecker Foundation in Berlin will support initiatives focused on the causes and consequences of the Holocaust and the study of human rights, minority protection, the rule of law, and reparations for historical wrongs and injustices….Philanthropy News Digest | https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rss/feed/pndnews
The planned gift from alumnus and trustee Matthew W. Wilson will support the university’s Institute for the Advancement of Community Health….Philanthropy News Digest | https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rss/feed/pndnews
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Launched in 2017, the fellowship program helps incubate innovators and risk-takers who are focused on advancing racial justice and equality in the United States….Philanthropy News Digest | https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rss/feed/pndnews