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The Wyss Foundation is a private, charitable foundation dedicated to supporting innovative, lasting solutions that improve lives, empower communities, and strengthen connections to the land.

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Wyss conservation scholars program offers renewed commitment to land ... - The NAU Review
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

Since then, Wyss's philanthropy and innovative vision have greatly ... The Wyss Scholars Program is one of the many philanthropic investments...more

Couple Gives $100 Million to Conservation of 57,000 Square Miles of African Protected Areas
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

The grant from the Rob and Melani Walton Foundation was pledged to African ... matching grants in conjunction with the Legacy Landscapes Fund—to both...more

Bezos, Bloomberg among donors committing $5b to protect biodiversity - Mongabay
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Wyss Foundation

Nine philanthropic organizations will provide $5 billion over the next decade for conservation efforts all over the globe. Donors include the Bezos...more

Philanthropic groups including Bezos Earth Fund Pledge $5bn to Protect Land and Sea ...
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Wyss Foundation

A record-breaking private investment into biodiversity protection was announced this week by nine philanthropic organisations, including Bezos Earth...more

Philanthropists pledge $5 billion to save threatened species - The Washington Post
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Wyss Foundation

The Wyss Foundation and eight other philanthropic organizations pledged Wednesday ... Mike Bloomberg's philanthropy has supported the Sierra Club's...more

Swiss billionaire uses his fortune to help sway US elections
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

... elected to Congress, said Hayden Ludwig, a researcher at the Capital Research Center, a Washington, DC think tank that focuses on...more

New York Times Calls Out Left for Dark Money
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

We must hope for a combination of business acumen and philanthropy guided by true civic interest to keep journalism—and the accountability...more

Newspapers chase philanthropic grants to fill coverage gaps
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Wyss Foundation

A few months earlier, The New York Times announced it had named former Seattle Times executive Sharon Chan to be its vp of philanthropy, a...more

Conservation groups acquire 16000 acres in Camden
Foundation: Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Wyss Foundation

The Conservation Fund and Open Space Institute, or OSI, announced ... from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation and other philanthropic grants...more



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A Toronto-based organization, Youth Social Innovation (YSI), has recently announced two investments that involve Growth Mosaic and MENTORnetwork. The two companies will each receive a $10,000 loan.




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