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Newman's Own Foundation



Newman's Own Foundation is an independent, private foundation formed in 2005 by Paul Newman to sustain the legacy of his philanthropic work. Funded entirely through the profits and royalties of Newman's Own products, the Foundation does not maintain an endowment, raise funds, or accept donations.

The Foundation believes that each of us, through the power of philanthropy, has the potential to make a difference. Since 1982, when Paul Newman first declared, "Letís give it all away," more than $400 million has been donated to thousands of nonprofit organizations helping people in need around the world.

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Bob Forrester, Former President & CEO of Newman's Own, on Paul Newman's Philanthropic Legacy
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"We were together in starting a nonprofit organization to encourage corporations to step up to be more philanthropic and engaged in the...more

Name Dropping | Hospice of Santa Cruz County receives grant
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Since 2006, Newman's Own Foundation has awarded a total of $613,750 to Hospice of Santa Cruz County in support of its community-funded...more

Help feed a family in need by donating to our appeal
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Every dollar donated goes back into the community as grants. ... News Corp Australia and FareShare, and is powered by Newman's Own...more

Eight local food ventures chosen for SEG's 2020 Food Accelerator
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Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) has announced that eight social ventures from Rhode Island are participating in its 2020 Food...more

Over $1.65 Million Raised on Giving Day 2020 for 390 Fairfield County Nonprofits
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Fairfield County's Giving Day 2020's results were announced today by Fairfield County's Community Foundation. A remarkable $1,652,287 was...more

Startup Incubator Class Pitches Ideas to Middletown Community
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... Kingsley '98, director of the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with reSET, the Hartford-based social enterprise...more

Fairfield County foundation's Center for Nonprofit turns 10
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... with smiling faces, food and drinks to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Fairfield County's Community Foundation Center for Nonprofit...more

Fairfield County Community Fund Group Celebrates 10th Anniversary
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Fairfield County's Community Foundation Center for Nonprofit Excellence ... (Norwalk, CT) Ten years ago, Fairfield County's Community...more

American Mural Project holding Open Mill events this weekend
Foundation: Connecticut Community Foundation, Newman's Own Foundation

Lead funding for the American Mural Project has been provided by the Newman's Own Foundation, Northwest Connecticut Community...more

Newman's Own Foundation Supports Nutrition Initiatives With $2 Million in Grants
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WESTPORT, Conn., Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Newman's Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman,...more



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Rwanda as Social Entrepreneur Fund Beneficiary


The Republic of Rwanda has been picked as one of the six African countries as beneficiaries for a new fellowship fund program designed at supporting social entrepreneurs in tackling issues on food security.




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