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Oak Foundation

The Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged.

With offices in Europe, Africa, India and North America, the foundation makes grants to organizations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.

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Grant will help expand community outreach
Foundation: Oak Foundation

Oak Foundation is making a $5.5 million grant, one of the largest in HPU's history, to help pay for the HPU Center for Community Engagement, which...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

Tides is not the 'funding and co-ordination juggernaut' behind anti-pipeline activism
Foundation: Oak Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Hewlett Foundation

... was — the philanthropic giant, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The pre-eminent climate philanthropy in the world, Hewlett is...more

Communication is the strategy
Foundation: Oak Foundation

As the Chair of the European Foundation Centre (EFC)'s Communications Professional in Philanthropy Network, I feel humbled by the opportunity...more

$50m philanthropic clean air fund launched
Foundation: Bernard van Leer Foundation, Oak Foundation

A $50m philanthropic fund has launched to help tackle outdoor air pollution around the world. First announced at the United Nations Climate...more

Volunteers complete new Williamston playground
Foundation: Oak Foundation

Major donors include Beck Mobile Concrete, Capital Region Community Foundation, Dart Foundation, Elliott Food Equipment, Todd and...more

The Left's Green Giant: Meet the Oak Foundation
Foundation: Oak Foundation

Summary: Many left-wing foundations in the U.S. support overtly political causes in the name of “philanthropy,” spending tens of millions of...more

Six Gary community leaders chosen for national Community Revitalization Fellowship
Foundation: Oak Foundation

Legacy Foundation is a community foundation that supports the passions of philanthropic individuals, organizations, and businesses in Lake...more

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Melbourne social enterprise Who Gives A Crap sold nearly 3 million rolls of toilet paper in 2014/15 and gave half the proceeds to WaterAid Australia, but co-founder Simon Griffiths says the donation would have been less had the startup adopted a non-profit model when it launched two years ago.

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