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University of Minnesota Researchers Receives Grants

A 3-year, $600,000 grant was awarded by the V Foundation for Cancer Research as a part of the organization's 2012 Translational Grants. The researchers at the Masonic Cancer Center at the...more
Health disparities research center launched with $11.5 million grant

President Barack Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative has resulted in a five-year NIH grant award of $11.5 million to the Stanford Precision Health for Ethnic and Racial Equity (SPHERE) Center to...more
Passion Deep-Seated in Family Foundations Gives Edge Over Others

Family-managed philanthropic organizations have an edge over others - compassion. It's this intrinsic value that allows them not to lose their personal touch essential for success. According to...more
Verizon Foundation Supports The Education Fund
Foundation: Verizon Foundation

The Verizon Foundation has pledged $75,000 to The Education Fund to support and enhance student achievement in science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.) in Miami-Dade public...more
Patriots Football Players in Community Service

The Park View High School football team under the new program, Coaches in the Classroom, joined efforts with the Sterling Foundation to clean up the 3-plus miles Sterling Boulevard. The Sterling...more
Research Foundation Awards 8 Outstanding Physician-Scientists

Six Damon Runyon Clinical Investigators have received the 2012 Clinical Investigator Award from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Each will receive $450,000 to support the development of...more
Palo Alto Medical Foundation Receives Grant

The Safeway Foundation has awarded Palo Alto Medical Foundation officials with a $60,418 check as part of $2 million in grants it will give back to community health programs and hospitals in the Bay...more
Health Happens Here with Action

Daniel Zingale, Senior Vice President of Healthy California writes about things one can do to participate in "Health Happens Here" initiative. He stated a few actions to get started like raising...more
Suquamish Tribal Council to Present $100,000 to Village Green Foundation
Foundation: Kitsap Community Foundation

The Suquamish Tribal Council announces $100,000 to the Village Green Foundation, a 501(c)(3) corporation, to help construct a multi-functional community center and library at Village Green Park in...more
Grants from Cleveland ISD Education Foundation

The 2012 Cleveland ISD Education Foundation announced its grant recipients at the district's end-of-the-year breakfast. These grants are given to help fund classroom projects that are not covered by...more

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