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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Supports Online Education
Foundation: Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has recently announced that they are going to be investing $9 million into programs such as the MyCollege Foundation and The MITx Project, among others. The...more

Kellogg Foundation Awards $2.5 million to Strengthen Youth Employment in Detroit
Foundation: Kellogg Foundation

The Kellogg Foundation awarded $2.5 million to City Connect Detroit, an organization that helps support employment for young people in Detroit. In previous years, there were no jobs for young people,...more

Local school incorporating new weather station in lessons
Foundation: Toshiba America Foundation

Reedy Fork Elementary School received a $650 grant from the Toshiba America Foundation to buy a weather station for the school. The grant, written in the hopes of spurring interest in science, will...more

Porter County Community Foundation Awards $87,000 to 12 Local Nonprofits
Foundation: Porter County Community Foundation

The Porter County Community Foundation recently rolled out more than $87,000 in Community Fund grants to 12 local nonprofits. According to Barb Young, President of the Foundation, through its...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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Social Entrepreneurs Create Maya Universe Academy to Help Solve Nepal’s Education Problems

Social Entrepreneurs Create Maya Universe Academy to Help Solve Nepal’s Education Problems
Social entrepreneurs Manjil Rana and Shin-chul Yoon founded the Maya Universe Academy as an answer to...



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