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Healthy Women 4 Healthy Families Program

The Healthy Women 4 Healthy Families program of the Center for Black Women's Wellness in Atlanta will be funded through the $157,000 grant from AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation program, Connections...more

Leveraging the Disability-Related SDGs in Grantmaking
Foundation: Ford Foundation

In support of the Disability Hub Europe project, the European Foundation Centre's Disability Thematic Network is hosting a webinar, titled "Leveraging the disability-related SDGs in your...more

Kateri Brow Big Idea Grants

The Issaquah Schools Foundation has recently announced that they have awarded grants to teachers in the amount of $66,505 under the Kateri Brow Big Idea Grants. The were a total of 17 grant...more

Healthy Diets For Kids

The Walt Disney Company plans to impose strict standards on food advertising aimed at young children on Disney-owned television channels, radio stations and Web sites. Many health experts believe...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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Bixi Bikes – A Lesson for Social Enterprises


Bixi Bikes – A Lesson for Social Enterprises

John Brothers, Principal of Quidoo Consulting, writes about the Montreal-based company Bixi who are mostly known for its Bixi Bikes. Just recently, Bixi filed for bankruptcy protection. The reason? Bixi is in major financial distress and its bikes have proven to be too “expensive to build, operate and maintain”.




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