The Crankstart Foundation makes $11 million investment in Hamilton Families

The Crankstart Foundation has made an $11M investment in Hamilton Families, a leading nonprofit organization working to end family homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area. This commitment is one of the largest gifts made towards the goal of ending family homelessness in San Francisco. The Crankstart Foundation invested $4 million in Hamiltons Heading Home Initiative, … Continue reading The Crankstart Foundation makes $11 million investment in Hamilton Families

Grant Alert: Morris Animal Foundation Issues RFP for Established Investigators Grant

The mission of Morris Animal Foundation is to advance the science of animal health. Toward this aim, the foundation is dedicated to funding hypothesis-driven and humane animal health research projects of high scientific merit and potential impact. To advance this mission, the foundation has issued a Request for Proposals from established investigators for research on topics relevant … Continue reading Grant Alert: Morris Animal Foundation Issues RFP for Established Investigators Grant

NCTM Invites Applications for In-Service Training Grants for High School Grade Math Teachers

The National Association of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for its School In-Service Training grants, which are designed to support the professional development of high school grade teachers looking to advance their mathematical teaching knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and knowledge of students as learners of mathematics. For 2018–19, grants of up to $4,000 each will be … Continue reading NCTM Invites Applications for In-Service Training Grants for High School Grade Math Teachers

Jennifer Lopez and ‘Despacito’ Star, Daddy Yankee, Donate $1 Million Each To Puerto Rico

Daddy Yankee has helped get Puerto Rico known around the world with his hit "Despacito," and now he needs your help. The island was devastated by Hurricane Maria with many people losing their homes and other's still struggling to have something to eat. Daddy Yankee has donated more than $1 million to help with the recovery of his … Continue reading Jennifer Lopez and ‘Despacito’ Star, Daddy Yankee, Donate $1 Million Each To Puerto Rico

Bernard and Billi Marcus Donate $38 Million to University of Colorado

Univerity of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, in Denver, has received $38 million from the Marcus Foundation (Bernard and Billi Marcus) for the Marcus Institute for Brain Health, in Aurora, Colo. The institute will provide treatment for traumatic brain injury, most notably among retired athletes and military veterans. Mr. Marcus is the co-founder of Home Depot, … Continue reading Bernard and Billi Marcus Donate $38 Million to University of Colorado

Grant Alert: Walmart Foundation State Giving Program

The Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program lpays an essential role in the Foundation's mission to create opportunities so people can live better. The Program provides grants to 501(c)(3) organizations ranging from $25,000 to $200,000, depending on the type of program. Deadline: August 11, 2017 The State Giving Program invests in all 50 states, Washington, D.C. … Continue reading Grant Alert: Walmart Foundation State Giving Program

Rihanna Launches Bike Program for Girls in Malawi

Rihanna is continuing her philanthropic endeavors, and this time she’s helping girls in Malawi get to school. In a partnership with bike-sharing organization Ofo, Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation will fund scholarships for girls in Malawi through the foundation’s Global Scholarship Program, and donate bikes to students who need transportation to classes. Continue read this article … Continue reading Rihanna Launches Bike Program for Girls in Malawi