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Eleanor Foundation Collaborates With Chicago Foundation for Women

The Eleanor Foundation has recently announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) in an effort to maximize impact in this crucial area of need for local...more

Sillerman Center at Brandeis lauds philanthropy education in teens

Young adults may make one big change in addressing social inequalities through teaching them about philanthropic efforts as highlighted in Kathleen Burge's article 'Studies in Charity,' in the Boston...more

Rancho Santa Fe Foundation Expands to Help Connect More Local Donors
Foundation: Rancho Santa Fe Foundation

Rancho Santa Fe Foundation is planning to expand in the hopes of building on its efforts to link local donors with organizations that aid communities and its residents across San Diego County. The...more

Community Foundaiton for Calderdale Raises Money for Emergency Relief

Rancho Santa Fe Foundation is planning to expand in the hopes of building on its efforts to link local donors with organizations that aid communities and its residents across San Diego County. 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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$100 Million Fund That’s Fostering Detroit’s Minority Startup Entrepreneurs


$100 Million Fund That’s Fostering Detroit’s Minority Startup Entrepreneurs

Justine Sheu didn’t have any plans of becoming an entrepreneur. The Detroit-based millennial spent her early career educating underserved youth in the area. But with the backing of a funding initiative specifically targeted to boost women and minority entrepreneurs in Southeast Michigan, Sheu cofounded two education-technology startups.




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