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Center for Responsive Politics Gets Grant from MacArthur Foundation
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

The Center for Responsive Politics received a two-year, $400,000 grant being one of the nine recipients of grants from the MacArthur Foundation as part of its initiative to help strengthen democratic...more

Kelly Named to Community Foundation Leadership Team
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Main Street Community Foundation

The president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Linda J. Kelly, has been included in the Community Foundation Leadership Team at the Council on Foundations, a national association of...more

Community Foundation Commends Patrolman, Builds up $40,000 at Annual Banquet

The Greater Milan Area Community Foundation annual banquet celebrates its achievements by raising funds valued at $40,000 for the night. In addition to the fundraising, Patrolman Justo Burgos is...more

The California Endowment's Commitment to Diversity and the Community
Foundation: California Endowment

The California Endowment has recently published a public document which reinstated their commitment to diversity and to the community. The endowment expressed that they are driven by the...more

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Students, Skateboarding and Social Enterprise

To address the ongoing issue of student dropouts, Toronto District School Board (TDSB) teacher Craig Morrison started a school-business program called the Oasis Skateboard Factory (OSF) to help keep teens stay in school.

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