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The Bachman-Strauss Foundation Announces Scientific Grants

The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation Scientific Advisory Board awarded two interrelated grants, totaling $330,000 over two years for H.A. Jinnah, MD, PhD, Professor, neurology, human...more

Training Series for Better Media Interaction between Community and Nonprofit
Foundation: Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers

The United Way of Bradford County, in partnership with Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers, presents a nonprofit training series. The training series will spark discussion on how nonprofits...more

Lawton Public School Foundation Annual Fundraising Breakfast

The Lawton Public School Foundation will hold its annual fundraising breakfast and proceeds will go to teachers grants for technology improvements and classroom projects. Beth Johnson, president...more

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Gives 5 New Grants to Wisconsin Boys & Girls Clubs

The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation awards five new grants to Wisconsin's Boys & Girls Clubs. The grants will act as financial support to improve the health and wellness of children...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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Pencils of Promise Picks up Entrepreneurial Momentum


Pencils of Promise Picks up Entrepreneurial Momentum

Adam Braun, founder of Pencils of Promise, is giving nonprofits a no-nonsense way to bring entrepreneurship to the next level. Pencils of Promise is a philanthropic organization that focuses on forming sustainable educational programs, and forging long-lasting, partnerships with communities. The organization aims to increase access to quality education and impact students and their families in high-need communities throughout Laos, Ghana and Guatemala.




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