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High Hopes for Pets Foundation Grants

The High Hopes for Pets Foundation has recently awarded $500 grants to two separate rescue groups: the Minnesota Division of the Midwest Pug Rescue and the other was given to ALIVE Rescue. The...more

$2-Billion William Penn Foundation to Retain Philadelphia Focus
Foundation: William Penn Foundation

The William Penn Foundation told The Philadelphia Inquirer that it will remain focused on its Philadelphia base rather than dispensing grants nationally. President Jeremy Nowak of the William Penn...more

Wadworth Gives Financial Assistance To Help Somerset Flood Victims

The William Penn Foundation told The Philadelphia Inquirer that it will remain focused on its Philadelphia base rather than dispensing grants nationally. President Jeremy Nowak of the William Penn...more

$10,000 for Lawrence Township Community Foundation

The Lawrence Township Community Foundation has been awarded with a $10,000 donation from Lawrenceville School to continue supporting programs of nonprofit organizations in the community. The...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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$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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