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Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Foundation: Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation, Valley Foundation

Becky Ceperley, President and CEO of The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation, was very happy to announce that the foundation has recently celebrated its 50th year of improving lives and its...more

Community Foundation of Grande Prairie Contributes To Slave Lake Rebuild

The Community Foundation of Grande Prairie will provide 100 thousand dollars from the Slave Lake Rebuilding Fund that they established shortly after Slave Lake was devastated by a wildfire. The...more

Man Quits Job To Start Online Philanthropic Commercial Business

Brad Wirz, a successful marketer working for large corporations, has recently quit his day job in order to start a home-based online philanthropic commercial business. The website, called...more

New Discretionary Grant Program Structure
Foundation: Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

The Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation (GCRCF) has implemented a new strategy to support and build a more vibrant community by investing in organizations and programs that demonstrate...more



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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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Socially Conscious Cafe Now Serving Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and the World

Socially Conscious Cafe Now Serving Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and the World
Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has popped a new business: Lost + Found Cafe founded by owners, Kane Ryan and Salomeh Jalali. But...



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