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Howell Township Education Foundation Honors Local Stars

At the Second Annual Evening of the Stars Middle School North, the Howell Township Education Foundation honored former students for their efforts following their education in Howell. The entire...more

Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin\'s 25th Anniversary
Foundation: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin is celebrating its 25th anniversary and will be having an online "American Idol"-like contest that will give one nonprofit agency a $25,000...more

Foundation Grants to Rural Development Networks Steadily Grow
Foundation: Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Hearst Foundation, Sandy River Charitable Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, William Randolph Hearst Foundation, William Randolph Hearst Foundation

Rick Cohen, a contributor to the Daily Yonder, mentions that private foundation grants to rural community development organizations have grown slowly in the last five years. Cohen will present...more

Charity as a Defense for Alleged Insider Trading?
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

According to Wall Street Journal's Chad Bray, lawyers of Rajat Gupta will be on trial next week for the alleged insider trading. The lawyers reportedly want to demonstrate that philanthropy is...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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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


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The Hermit House for Sustainable Dwelling


The Hermit House for Sustainable Dwelling

The Cloud Collective, an international network of design professionals dedicated to delivering sustainable and green spaces, have conjured a sustainable way to retreat into nature: Hermit Houses.


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