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President of Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore Retiring
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

President of Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Spicer Bell will retire after eight long years in service. Bell has nearly doubled assets and awards during his term. Spicer Bell believes...more

Adams County Community Foundation Holiday Shopping Spree

The Adams County Community Foundation will hold its second annual Holiday Shopping Spree to give donors a chance to explore local nonprofit agencies. The event will be on November and as early as...more

Margaret Cargill Gives Away $6 Billion
Foundation: Cargill Foundation

The late Margaret A. Cargill, granddaughter of agribusiness titan WW Cargill, has reportedly left $6 billion to be given away to numerous causes through her Margaret A. Cargill Foundation and Anne...more

Community Foundation of Henderson County Awards Grant
Foundation: Community Foundation of Henderson County

The Community Foundation of Henderson County has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Sixth Avenue Psychiatric Rehabilitation Partners Inc. for the development of their five-year strategic...more



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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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The Power of Being Unreasonable


The Power of Being Unreasonable

Teju Ravilochan co-founded the Unreasonable Institute in 2009 to design an academy to tackle poverty, social justice, and educational voids. It’s a social-good school for traditional and nonprofit companies to learn how to speed-up, find partners, and help fund their world-changing ideas.




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