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Laura Bush Foundation Grants Cibola High School Library With $5000
Foundation: Bush Foundation

Cibola High was one of 205 schools to receive a portion of the $1 million grant for library restorations. “The Laura Bush Foundation is...more

MN Cup finalist, Healthy Share, rooted in Mankato
Foundation: Bush Foundation

That plan also earned him a spot in the MN Cup competition in 2013, and he earned the top award that year in the social entrepreneur...more

McKnight awards $1 million in surprise grants to 10 Minnesota organizations to honor George Floyd
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Bush Foundation, Ford Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police sparked unprecedented philanthropy, especially toward groups serving communities of color...more

Northfield company among startups vying for 2021 MN Cup
Foundation: Bush Foundation

He received the Minnesota Cup's top award for social entrepreneur in 2013. ... showcasing companies that aim to make a positive impact on...more

Killeen ISD librarian receives Laura Bush Foundation grant
Foundation: Bush Foundation

In addition to the foundation's grant, H-E-B and Scholastics Books partnered to provide additional monetary awards. The grant recipients'...more

Days Creek Charter school recipient of library grant from Laura Bush Foundation
Foundation: Bush Foundation

The grant recipients' library collections are outdated, averaging approximately 20 years old. Many of the libraries will use the funds to update...more

Waco school libraries reap book windfall through Laura Bush Foundation and partners
Foundation: Bush Foundation

Hillcrest PDS library aide Dana Telep appeared virtually Tuesday on the "Kelly Clarkson Show" on NBC to accept a $5,000 grant from the Laura...more

National Medal of Honor Museum receives $20 million from Jerry Jones | News | PND
Foundation: Bush Foundation, Ford Foundation

A daily news, jobs, rfp service of Candid. Philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets...more

Bush Foundation takes on debt for $100M effort to close wealth gap
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Bush Foundation, McKnight Foundation

To do so, Bush is taking on debt — a rare move in the philanthropy world. ... Twin Cities philanthropic leaders created the Philanthropic Collective...more

Spotlight: Essa Mohamed '09
Foundation: Bush Foundation

The Bush Foundation awards grants to individuals and organizations implementing innovative solutions and projects that shape a better future for...more



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Is Corporate Philanthropy Dead?


Senay Ataselim-Yilmaz, Chief Operating Officer, Turkish Philanthropy Funds, writes that philanthropy often solves the very problems that stems from market failure. Some social issues, however,  cannot be tackled by questioning the return on investment.




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