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Donor Lawsuits Following Blackbaud Hack Now Target Nonprofits, Too

The latest lawsuit against the fundraising software company also asked three nonprofits — Harvard University, Bank Street College of Education, and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum to help donors whose information appears to have been stolen in a ransomware attack.

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IBM announces partnerships with HBCUs to develop diverse workforce

The company has announced a multiyear partnership with thirteen HBCUs aimed at developing a diverse and inclusive quantum computing workforce, as well as in-kind donations totaling $100 million in technology, assets, resources, and skills development to a separate cohort of HBCUs….

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Literary Arts Emergency Fund awards $3.5 million for COVID-19 relief

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….

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Million Girls Moonshot launched to close gender gap in STEM fields

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….

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MIT receives $28 million for molecular therapeutics center

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….

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Susan Sandler launches $200 million fund for racial justice

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….

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Google.org awards $8.5 million in COVID-response grants

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….

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