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CarMax Foundation Awards Grants to Local Nonprofits
Foundation: CarMax Foundation

The CarMax Foundation awarded $300,000 in grants to Richmond-area nonprofits. The grants are for programs that focus on education, youth leadership and wellness. One of the recipients is the...more

Student Business with Philanthropy

Students from a business class at Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka have organized a company, appointed officers, and sold shares of stock with their product, an elastic, $5 wristband with the words...more

Foothills Community Foundation Fundraising
Foundation: Foothills Community Foundation

The Foothills Community Foundation will have its inaugural Hearts and Hands Gala in order to raise funds to help more effectively reach out to the North Valley community. The fundraising event has...more

Soccer Stadium Supports Philanthropy

Chris Canetti, President and CEO of the Houston Dynamo, has recently announced the opening of the new soccer stadium for the Houston Dynamo scheduled on May 12. Canetti further added that the...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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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


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Social Incubator North Offers 0% Loans to Social Entrepreneurs


Social Incubator North Offers 0% Loans to Social Entrepreneurs

The Social Incubator North, a £2 million incubator fund spearheaded by Sheffield-based Key Fund in collaboration with the four Northern Social Enterprise Partnerships and Locality, is providing 0% interest loans to North of England’s social entrepreneurs.


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