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Marlo Thomas Speaks at Women for Women's Power of the Purse Luncheon

Actress, author and activist Marlo Thomas will be the keynote speaker at Women for Women's Power of the Purse Luncheon where the proceeds will fund grants for local initiatives for women and young...more

30 Years of Inprint Reading Series
Foundation: Brown Foundation

For 30 years, Inprint reading series has brought acclaimed writers to Houston to read from their works and sit for an onstage interview. Over the past couple of years, they have acquired good...more

MIT Scientists Get NIH BRAIN Initiative Grants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded BRAIN Initiative grants to ix teams and 15 researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). President Obama launched the...more

The Washington Post Receives Grant
Foundation: Ford Foundation

The Washington Post has received a grant from the Ford Foundation totaling $500,00 to strengthen the coverage of their government-accountability issues. The Post has weathered financial stresses...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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Amazing Social Entrepreneurs Receive Oxford MBA Program Scholarships

Amazing Social Entrepreneurs Receive Oxford MBA Program Scholarships
The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School is celebrating ten years of...



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