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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Seeks to Uphold Patient Dignity
Foundation: Moore Foundation

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation intends to give $500-million to hospitals over the next decade to help them reduce preventable causes of harm to acute-care and loss of dignity patients. The...more

Shopko Foundation Awards $75,000 Scholarship Grants

The Shopko Foundation announces its release of the $75,000 Shopko Teammate and Family Scholarships to 30 students in 10 states. Through its Teammate and Family Scholarship Program, the foundation...more

Keweenaw Community Foundation Launches Food Program

A foundation in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has launched a food program aimed at boosting children's health by teaching them how to grow and prepare fruits and vegetables. The Hancock-based...more

$1.1M for Galvanic Skin Response Bracelets
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be spending about $1.1M to develop Galvanic Skin Response Bracelets that will physiologically measure how engaged students are in the classroom. The...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 Enterprises Can Help Spread Prosperity in Haiti

Social Enterprises Can Help Spread Prosperity in Haiti
Post-2010 earthquake, Haiti is still a recovering Caribbean country despite the billions in funds that have been...



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