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MetLife Foundation awards $4 million in COVID-19 relief grants

The total includes grants of $375,000 to Breaking Ground and the YMCA of Greater New York to address the impact of COVID-19 on the homeless in New York City, $1.25 million in support of food banks in communities where MetLife has a significant presence, and $2 million to the Local Initiatives Support Corporation in support of minority- and women-owned businesses….

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Center for Disaster Philanthropy awards $2 million for COVID-19 relief

Grants made through the CDP COVID-19 Response Fund include five awards totaling $900,000 to U.S. organizations and nine grants totaling $1.1 million to international organizations in support of recovery efforts in communities around the globe….

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Individual giving to performing arts organizations continues to fall

A report from arts consultancy TRG Arts and arts data specialists Purple Seven found that aggregate revenue to performing arts organizations in the U.S. and Canada in the first nine months of 2020 fell 14 percent on a year-over-year basis, with the average gift size down 24 percent….

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Gates Foundation commits $70 million for COVID-19 vaccines

The commitment includes an additional $50 million to GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance’s Advance Market Commitment for COVID-19 Vaccines and $20 million to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations in support of its efforts to jumpstart the development of an additional slate of promising vaccine candidates….

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