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How Ronni Kahn transformed OzHarvest into a powerful social enterprise

OzHarvest collects food that is left over from events and restaurants and distributes it to hungry people. Food that would otherwise go to waste is transformed into meals for people in need. A former...more
Silicon Valley Philanthropists Often Overlook Local Needs
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Silicon Valley is the hub of new invocation. The amount of money that flows through that area of California is mind blowing. Some of the biggest companies in the tech industry, and the world are...more
80,000 for Scottish Veterans

Silicon Valley is the hub of new invocation. The amount of money that flows through that area of California is mind blowing. Some of the biggest companies in the tech industry, and the world are...more
Charity Cars Raise $1.4 Million for Philanthropic Efforts

Barrett-Jackson has raised more than $60 million for charity, and a recent auction in Scottsdale hauled an additional $1.4 million raised towards philanthropic efforts. Barrett-Jackson Chairman...more
Protesters Marched In Front of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Foundation: Gates Foundation

An estimate of 40 protesters marched in front of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in an attempt to get the foundation to sever its ties with chemical manufacturer Monsanto Co. KPLU-FM has...more
Gulf Coast Community Foundation Made $150 Million in Grants
Foundation: Gulf Coast Community Foundation

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation announces that it has funded $150 million in grants to charities since 1995. The foundation, a nonprofit that awards grants to the Gulf Coast community that...more
Crowdrise Runs to Raise Funds

The founders of Moosejaw, an outdoor clothing retailer opening in Natick next month, have collaborated with famous Hollywood actor Edward Norton and his fiancee on Crowdrise, a website that helps...more
$5 Million for West Palm Beach Library Foundation

The Mandel Foundation has recently donated a $5 million grant to the West Palm Beach Library Foundation which will be renamed as the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. Mandel Foundation...more
New Poll on Obesity Shows Major Disparity between Parents and Experts
Foundation: Johnson Foundation , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

A new poll announces major disparity on how parents perceive their children's weight and experts' take on it. The percentage of parents seeing their kids as overweight is very low. Experts' take...more
Greene County Foundation Awards Grants

The Greene County Foundation has doled out grants and Greene Education Services is one of the recipients receiving $40,000. Greene Education Services works with students in kindergarten through 12th...more




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World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States

World Bank Awards $1.4 M Grants to 12 Social Enterprises in Northeastern States
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