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Landecker Foundation awards $13 million to Hebrew University

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….

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Celtics, foundation commit $25 million for racial justice initiatives

The commitment will support the Boston Celtics’ and Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation’s efforts in six areas: equity in education, economic opportunity and empowerment, equity in health care, criminal justice and law enforcement, breaking down barriers and building bridges between communities, and voting and civic engagement….

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More Nonprofits Report Fundraising Increases Than Declines in New Survey — but There’s Trouble Ahead

Nearly 70 percent of organizations reported lower rates of giving compared with the previous year, and 54 percent said fewer new donors supported them, according to a survey conducted by Grenzebach, Glier and Associates.

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Duquesne receives $7.5 million in pledges for new medical college

John G. Rangos, Sr., John R. McGinley, Jr., and Rhodora Donahue, widow of the late John F. Donahue, each made a seven-figure pledge toward a proposed $50 million  College of Osteopathic Medicine, which is now scheduled to open in fall 2024….

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A Lost Chance to Debate Immigration (Letter to the Editor)

Charitable interests aligned with corporate corporations indifferent to the plight of the American worker are seeking to suppress discussion about the long-term sustainable level of immigration, writes the head of the Colcom Foundation.

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Jefferson, Temple receive $5 million for stroke prevention, education

The gift from Kenneth and Andréa Frazier will support a partnership between the two universities and their health systems aimed at addressing social determinants of health and racial/ethnic disparities that lead to increased risk of stroke among residents of North Philadelphia….

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Huntington Bank announces $20 billion plan to help Midwest communities

The bank’s new community plan reflects increased investments in small businesses, with an emphasis on those owned by minorities, women, and veterans; affordable housing and home ownership; and community lending and investment across its seven-state footprint….

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Chronicle Failure on Immigration Interview Hurts All Nonprofits (Letter to the Editor)

All of us should expect nonprofits, philanthropists, and the media that covers them to rely on accurate data, provide complicated context, and invite public scrutiny, writes a philanthropy scholar.

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Majority of Americans skeptical of news media, study finds

A survey by the Pew Research Center found that 54 percent of respondents viewed the public’s confidence in news organizations as “not too much” (43 percent) or “none at all” (11 percent), while smaller percentages said they had little (33 percent) or no (19 percent) confidence that journalists act in the public interest….

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Joe and Clara Tsai Foundation Commits $50 Million for Social Justice (Grants Roundup)

Also, the Koret Foundation has granted $10 million to continue scholarships for underrepresented college students in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation is giving $1 million to neighborhood-revitalization projects in Flint, Mich.

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UJA-Federation awards additional $6.67 million in COVID funding

The grants include nearly $4.6 million to strengthen and expand safety-net services for New Yorkers impacted by COVID-related job loss, food insecurity, economic hardship, and mental health challenges and $2.1 million in support of Jewish day schools….

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