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$1.3 Million Research Grants from National Science Foundation

University of New Hampshire faculty members will be funded with a $1.3 million over five years given by Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards from the National Science Foundation. The...more

$5,000 Check for Elk Grove Township Food Pantry
Foundation: Des Plaines Community Foundation

Des Plaines Community Foundation has presented a $5,000 check to Elk Grove Township Officials for food supplies for the Elk Grove Township Food Pantry. Des Plaines Community Foundation also...more

Lincoln Foundation Wards Grants

With a $90,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation towards the Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana to aid its Healthy Families Initiative to fight hunger. This award received...more

Takdim First Annual Fundraising Campaign

Takdim-The Ramat Hasharon Community Foundation launched its first annual fundraising campaign, a new ground in Israeli philanthropy. The campaign aims to raise $1 million in two years, which will...more

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The Social Investment Tax Relief

The proposed Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) has UK civil society and social organizations stirred up this season. The supposed tax relief on investment in social impact bonds will support the UK social economy.

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