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Senior Transportation Program Receives Funding

The Plymouth Community Council on Aging and Senior Transportation recently received grants from The Wilcox Foundation and The Plymouth Community United Way to purchase a new bus. The local...more

Brands Work Together at SXSW to Raise Funds for Drunk Driving Victims
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

DropShades, Jukz Shoes, Henge Docks, and other various brands gather at South by Southwest (SXSW) to support drunk driving victims in light of the recent tragic drunk driving incident. The brands...more

Carman Collegiate Youth in Philanthropy Group Reaching Goals

The Carman Collegiate Youth in Philanthropy Group allocated their first ever grants during the Carman Area Foundation gala. Emily Remple, a grade 12 student is the chairperson and says they learned a...more

Submersible Autonomous Moored Instruments

The Submersible Autonomous Moored Instruments of Mike DeGrandpre landed a contract with Sunburst Sensors, a $2.5 million National Science Foundation, to be part of the 30-year Ocean Observatories...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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