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Foundations Commit $10 Million to Expand Civic Commons Initiative

Launched in 2016 by the Knight, JPB, Kresge, and Rockefeller foundations, the Reimagining the Civic Commons initiative is adding five cities — Lexington, Kentucky; Macon, Georgia; Miami; Minneapolis; and San Jose, California — to its network….

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JPMorgan Chase Commits $35 Million for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The funding will support efforts to address the immediate financial needs of individuals impacted by COVID-19, provide small businesses with capital, support affordable housing and neighborhood development initiatives, and strengthen nonprofits serving underserved communities….

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Gates Foundation Awards Grand Challenges Explorations Grants

Through the twenty-fourth round of the foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations initiative, eleven researchers were awarded grants of $100,000 each in support of novel approaches, innovations, or tools that dramatically improve the planning, implementation, and/or monitoring and evaluation of efforts that lead to effective public health campaigns….

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Most Bay Area Essential Workers Are People of Color, Women, Immigrants

An analysis by the Bay Area Equity Atlas found that African-American, Latinx, women, and immigrant workers are overrepresented among essential workers on the front lines of the pandemic and that they are more likely than other workers to live in poverty and lack health insurance….

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