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Papal Foundation Grants $8.5 Million

The Papal Foundation presented $8.5 Million to Pope Benedict XVI and the Pope held an audience with the Foundation members to personally thank them for their generosity. The grant will be used to...more

Borden Elementary School Students Form After-school Philanthropy Club

It has recently been reported that a group of 20 Spencer Borden Elementary School students has gathered together to form an after-school Philanthropy Club. The group is headed by school counselor...more

Couples Leaves $15M to Chosen Foundation
Foundation: Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

It has recently been reported that Louis and Violet Rubin has left $15 million in grant money to the to the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. Louis Rubin was Rockford's first board...more

Scholarships Available from Greater Green Bay Community Foundation
Foundation: Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

Scholarship applications are now available from the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation. Local students are eligible to apply for the 2014-2015 school year scholarships. Guidelines and...more

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How Kiva and Capital One Helped an Entrepreneur Be A Happy Tomato

How Kiva and Capital One Helped an Entrepreneur Be A Happy Tomato
Charlottesville, Virginia resident and sole family breadwinner, Elizabeth James, have always dreamed of opening a tomato...

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