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Black Philanthropy Initiative
Foundation: Winston-Salem Foundation

The Black Philanthropy initiative of the Winston-Salem Foundation has awarded grants in the amount of $17,000 to support two elementary school programs and two colleges in the community. The...more

How a University of Cincinnati program is empowering local teens to address the opioid crisis

Youth Built Change, a student-led research initiative overseen by faculty and graduate students at the University of Cincinnati and funded by a National Institutes for Health grant, is changing...more

Ridgefield Education Foundation Announces Grant Recipients

The Reidgefield Education Foundation announced the recipient of their grants last June 11, 2012. The grants are awarded based on the following criteria: the ability to move education forward; and the...more

Metz Grant Program Winners

Metz Grant Program awarded six organizations in Indiana University (IU): Best Buddies, the Autism Mentoring Program, the Neuroscience Club, Books & Beyond, Gamma Phi Omega International and Alpha Chi...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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