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MacCurdy Salisbury Educational Foundation Awards 84 Students

MacCurdy Salisbury Educational Foundation has awarded 84 students with educational grants totaling $236,800 during their Foundation Awards at Lyme Art Association last June 7, 2012. Twenty-two...more

Ron Taylor Memorial Ride Donates $5,000 for Martinsville Youth Center
Foundation: Community Foundation of Morgan County

The Ron Taylor Memorial Ride donates a $5,000 check to the Martinsville Youth Center to its youth representatives at the Community Foundation of Morgan County in Downtown Martinsville. Homecooked...more

Gates Foundation Awards Paulee CleanTec
Foundation: Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded an Israeli company, Paulee CleanTec, with $110,000 grant for their invention of waterless toilet that leaves no waste. The grant money will be used to...more

Review on Abundance

Lucy Bernholz gives her review on Peter Diamindis and Steve Kolter's forthcoming book Abundance: Why the Future will be Much Better Than You Think. Bernholz points out the thoughts of the authors...more

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Grants that Encourage Openness in Philanthropy

There is a new, seven-foundation partnership established that support nonprofits to become more effective and engaged. The Fund for Shared Insight has announced its first round of grants, which are intended “to encourage and incorporate feedback from the people the social sector seeks to help; understand the connection between feedback and better results; foster more openness between and among foundations and grantees; and share lessons.”

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