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Wiregrass Foundation New Scholarship Program

According to Jackie Screws, Wallace Community College dean of student affairs and Sparks campus, the Wiregrass Foundation is working on retooling a scholarship program to secure funding for other...more

Local business turns investment into philanthopy
Foundation: Blue Mountain Community Foundation

Sheila Hager's article focuses on Lawson Knight one of a new breed of charitable investors who provide loans for equipment for rural communities rather than providing the usual charitable...more

Merced Benefits from Improved Health Care Access

Health care leaders in Merced believe that the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is a positive one. Mike O. Sullivan, chief executive officer of Golden...more

Yuma Community Foundation to Accept Grant Requests for Its 2013 Grant Cycle
Foundation: Yuma Community Foundation

The Yuma Community Foundation, an organization that acquires, oversees and allocates donor gifts for charitable purposes in Yuma County, will soon begin accepting grant applications from local...more



Largest Foundation Giving for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
1,378
2,579,354,996
2
1,407
471,403,757
5
741
354,782,649

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The Social Innovators of 2014
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