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GLCF to host annual Celebrate Giving event - Lowell Sun
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Greater Lowell Community Foundation, Ford Foundation

LOWELL — The Greater Lowell Community Foundation will host its annual Celebrate Giving event with keynote speaker San San Wong, director of...more

Minority environmentalists get boost
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

HALELUYA HADERO | Associated Press. Efforts to increase how much philanthropic funding goes to minority-led environmental organizations...more

Enbarr: Deeside social enterprise up for prestigious national award

Enbarr Foundation CIC, based in Queensferry, has been shortlisted in the Best Rural Diversification Project and Best Rural Social Enterprise,...more

Lewis Milford retires from Clean Energy Group, Mullendore to take over
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Oak Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Surdna Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York Community Trust

CEG has worked on technology innovation from fuel cells to offshore wind, ... undertaken for CEG, for the environment, and the future of resiliency,” said CEG ... for resilient power, health,...more

New Study Examines Creative Placemaking in a Changing Community
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Terra Foundation for American Art

The new report is a case study of how a creative placemaking project can be ... The Levitt Foundation focuses its funding and research on creative ... how Levitt Denver has created a nurturing...more

Why Mackenzie Scott's $6 Billion Rapid-Fire Donations Could Change Charitable Giving
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Atlantic Philanthropies

To that end, she hired Bridgespan, one of a new breed of philanthropy ... conflict in the idea of a philanthropic foundation that perpetuates itself for...more

'Light the Falls' Methuen Placemaking Project Receives $25000 ECCF Grant
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Essex County Community Foundation

... new collaborative public art and creative placemaking projects being funded by Essex County Community Foundation's Creative County...more

New Relief Grants Awarded Local Arts Organizations To Keep Them Afloat
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Boston Foundation

The grant program is a collaboration between the city of Boston, the Boston Foundation, and the Barr Foundation, and provides 17...more

Boston Foundation awards quarterly grants totaling $12.5 million
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Boston Foundation

Discretionary grants awarded by the foundation were focused on efforts to address systemic racism and job inequities through support for advocacy...more

Ford Foundation Awards $156 Million to BIPOC Arts Orgs Through 'America's Cultural Treasures ...
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Ford Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Terra Foundation for American Art

Foundation partners will provide matching funds for multi-year grants and other supports. Those foundations include the Barr Foundation...more



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Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a 1970s book by author Paulo Freire, envisions a world not as a given reality, but as “a problem to be worked on and solved.” That mentality is often applied to the greatest social entrepreneurs.




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