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Des Plaines Community Foundation Sustains Projects for the Disabled
Foundation: Des Plaines Community Foundation

Twenty seven Home Maintenance Class students at Maine West High School have been awarded a gift card amounting to $10 each by the Des Plaines Community Foundation. The students utilized their...more

Thor Soderberg Fund
Foundation: Maine Community Foundation, Rasmuson Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Greater New Orleans Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, Rhode Island Foundation

The Chicago Community Trust has created a new fund called Thor Soderberg Fund - Connecting Youth With Nature. This donor-advised fund was established by Jennifer Loudon, a widow of a Chicago...more

Grants from 100 Women Charitable Foundation

The Los Altos-based 100 Women Charitable Foundation awarded financial grants, three grants of $40,000 and three grants of $7,500, totaling $142,500 to six Bay Area nonprofit groups assisting those in...more

Meet the Tunisian woman who made it onto Forbes 30 under 30 list

28-year-old Sarah Toumi discusses her lifelong passion for social entrepreneurship and how it has influenced her work. Since the young age of 12 she has been working to change the world,...more



Largest Foundation Giving for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
1,378
2,579,354,996
2
1,407
471,403,757
5
741
354,782,649

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New Philanthropy Capital Launches Inquiry Into Effects of Ageing Population on Voluntary Sector

New Philanthropy Capital Launches Inquiry Into Effects of Ageing Population on Voluntary Sector
Think tanks New Philanthropy Capital and International Longevity Centre UK launches inquiry into the effects of an ageing population on...



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