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Come out for community bike event
Foundation: Aspen Community Foundation

The Aspen Community Foundation, Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club, Valley Settlement, Radio TriColor and the Aspen Center...more

Raising A Reader Appoints Nonprofit Executive Michelle Torgerson as President and CEO
Foundation: Raising A Reader, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Erica Wood, chief community impact officer for Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), has been serving as interim president and CEO...more

'Champions for Children' recognizes contributors
Foundation: Foundation for the Carolinas, Duke Endowment

Major financial contributors are, Duke Endowment, Faith Can Move Mountains, Flettie Alifair Church Literacy Fund, Foundation for the Carolinas, Kulynych Family Foundation I, N.C. Smart Start, N.C....more

Giving Thought: Face time between parent and child
Foundation: Aspen Community Foundation

At the preschool level, we work with Head Start, the Preschool on Wheels (which is part of the Aspen Community Foundation's Cradle to Career Initiative) and other classrooms where many children...more

How Southwest Human Development is using an interactive, family-based effort to improve ...
Foundation: Arizona Community Foundation, Raising A Reader

To date, the RAR program has served more than 6,500 low-income families across the valley, thanks in part to broad corporate, foundation and community support, including Valley of the Sun United Way,...more

Tax reform could affect county services
Foundation: Raising A Reader

Phoebe, 10, and mentor Melissa Resutko, left have been a buddy duo through the Buddy Program that empowers youth through mentoring experiences. They enjoyed a party earlier this year. The Buddy...more

Aspen Community Foundation grants more than $1 million to area nonprofits
Foundation: Aspen Community Foundation, Raising A Reader

"The community here, and the people who actually make this town run, they have to work jobs and their kids have to go somewhere after school," Sharpe said, referring to the Youth Center's...more

Bike giveaway brightens GSES second-graders' day
Foundation: Aspen Community Foundation

Past efforts have benefited groups such as the Buddy Program, Aspen Community Foundation, Hope Center, Raising a Reader and English in...more

More than $26000 awarded to help 13 local nonprofits help others
Foundation: Raising A Reader, Waccamaw Community Foundation

Waccamaw Community Foundation, a grant-making institution dedicated to serving Horry and Georgetown counties has awarded $26,000 in grants...more

Biz Buzz: Valero Benicia Refinery awards $300000 in grants

The league's Challenger Division – its players and its fields – will benefit from this grant through scholarships and field safety upgrades. Child...more

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Role Social Enterprise Play in Supporting Myanmar’s Economic and Social Development
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