Wyss Foundation



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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LafargeHolcim Announces 2018-2019 Gygi and von Wyss Scholarship Recipients
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ILLINOIS. INDUSTRY KEYWORD: EDUCATION UNIVERSITY MANUFACTURING CHEMICALS/PLASTICS PHILANTHROPY OTHER PHILANTHROPY CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY OTHER...more

Historic Dupont Circle home of Thomas Nelson Page sells to one of DC's top foundations
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

The Wyss Foundation has acquired the Thomas Nelson Page House at ... Form 990, the Wyss Foundation paid out $35.3 million in grants in...more

Historic Dupont Circle home of Thomas Nelson Page sells to one of DC's top foundations
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

The Wyss Foundation's philanthropic purpose largely keys on land conservation, children's health (it has assisted the Georgetown University...more

Wyss, Doris Duke foundations renew partnerships with NAU's Landscape Conservation Institute
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Wyss Foundation

This program is funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, whose mission is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants...more

With Africa's Wilds Facing Growing Threats, A Billionaire Steps Up
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

One thing Hansjörg Wyss likes to spend his billions on is protecting land, and he thinks big. So while Wyss has been diversifying his philanthropy...more

Kellogg Foundation Made Huge Grants to John Podesta's Center for American Progress
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Wyss Foundation, Ford Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation gave nearly two million dollars to the John Podesta-founded Center for American Progress and a closely...more

New Grants from the Wyss Foundation Support Civic Participation
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

The Wyss Foundation today announced that it is making approximately $1 million in grants this year to support three organizations that are working...more

Grants Roundup: Facebook Awards $15 Million for Coding Education
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

Oceana works to restore marine health and fisheries in Mexico.The Wyss Foundation is giving Oceana and Oceans 5 a grant of $8 million for...more

Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation Awards $15.6 Million in Grants
Foundation: Wyss Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

The Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation in New York City has announced grants totaling $15.6 million to nonprofit organizations working in the areas...more

June 6: Trail Restoration in San Gabriels for National Trails Day
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Wyss Foundation, Annenberg Foundation , California Endowment, Packard Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Annenberg Foundation

... Annenberg Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Resources Legacy Fund, the California Community Foundation, and The...more





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