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5 february 2020

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Rare disease is anything but rare. As many as 7,000 rare diseases affect 400 million people globally. The vast majority are not well understood, and less than 5% have approved treatments. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), through its Rare As One...

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Climb Marketing launched its first annual Charitable Giving Program with $4,000 in donations to eight different non-profit organizations. Climb's Charitable Giving Program is part of the digital marketing agency's pledge to give back to the...


3 february 2020

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The Law Office of Rodney K. Okano is proud to announce the newest recipient of their distinguished Working Student Scholarship, Ms. Latasha Davis. The Law Office of Rodney K. Okano has been committed to not only helping accident victims attain...

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Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of the St. Ann's Community Project $108,825,000 Series 2019 Tax-Exempt Fixed Rate Bonds. St. Ann's of Greater Rochester (St. Ann's Community) is a senior housing and...


31 january 2020

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This week, the National Development Council (NDC) celebrated 50 years of working in low-income urban and rural communities throughout the country, driving equitable economic development, job creation, and safe, decent affordable housing. During the...


30 january 2020

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In recognition of the first-ever World NTD Day, the END Fund is bringing together private and public sector stakeholders to imagine a world free from diseases caused by parasitic worms that have held back human progress for millennia....


29 january 2020

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Greg Lindberg, founder of Global Growth, has pledged a $50,000 donation to Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) as a year-round Healthy Communities partner focused on nutrition. In 2019, SONC officially received recognition as a Healthy Community ?...

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Everytable, the Los Angeles-based social enterprise seeking to end food inequality by making healthy food affordable, convenient and accessible for all, has received a total of $2.5 million in program-related investments (PRI) from Annenberg...


28 january 2020

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Brown Advisory, an independent and privately held global investment management firm which oversees more than $80 billion in client assets, celebrates 10 years since the launch of its Large-Cap Sustainable Growth strategy ("the Strategy"). The $3.6...


27 january 2020

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Cancer Support Community Central NJ (CSCCNJ) in Bedminster, NJ has launched a $2 million Campaign for the Future to meet the unique needs of the thousands of New Jersey residents impacted directly or indirectly by a cancer diagnosis, and expand its...

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Allied Market Research recently published a report, titled, "In-Car Infotainment Market by Installation Type (OEM and Aftermarket) and Component (Hardware and Software): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2019?2026". According to the...

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K1 Investment Management ("K1"), a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies, today announced a $21 million investment in Gravyty, a market-defining provider of fundraiser enablement solutions powered by artificial...


24 january 2020

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PRNEWS will be recognizing the finalists for the annual CSR & Nonprofit Awards on March 26 at The Watergate Hotel in Washington D.C. The CSR & Nonprofit Awards is a program that honors the most influential socially responsible and green campaigns...


23 january 2020

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the launch of the CZI Community Space. Located in downtown Redwood City, the CZI Community Space offers free meeting and event space to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations located in and serving San...

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American First Credit Union will award one member $50,000, its grand prize in their newest savings program named Big Prize Savings. The program is designed to promote and increase members' saving habits by offering a...

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On March 26th, Camphill supporters from throughout North America will convene at New York's Edison Ballroom to celebrate a legacy 80 years in the making. The cause for celebration dates to 1940, when a group of Austrian refugees led by Dr. Karl...


17 january 2020

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Furthering Toyota's commitment to better serve customers and build vehicles where they are sold, Toyota Indiana (TMMI) invested an additional $700 million and added 150 new jobs to complete the transformation of its plant modernization project,...


16 january 2020

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The Association for Supportive Child Care (ASCC) has been awarded a $744,000 multi-year grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation to deliver its Play & Learn series across Maricopa County. The program provides training and support for...


14 january 2020

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Social Venture Partners Chicago has launched its 2020 Fast Pitch program, a free two-month communication skills building program and competition for innovative nonprofits in Greater Chicagoland. The program equips nonprofit leaders to communicate...


12 january 2020

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For one full year CityTeam volunteers, staff and donors have been readying a new home for women with children who have experienced addiction, abuse and/or homelessness. Beds have been delivered, a garden planted, pots and dishes are ready to serve...


9 january 2020

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On the heels of Tempur Sealy's recent donation of approximately $9 million of its common stock to certain public charities, including the Tempur Sealy Foundation, Tempur Sealy International, Inc.  issued a report further highlighting the Company's...

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In keeping with the company's ongoing focus on environmental responsibility, sustainability and community service, Boca Raton, Florida-based Saltability has launched a new giveback effort:?a donation for local sea turtle?hatchlings?for every new...


8 january 2020

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Social enterprise, WASE, is preparing to go head-to-head in a series of spirited pitches with 25 of the hottest start-ups from around the world. WASE has won the England & Wales final of the Chivas Venture; a global competition from leading blended...


7 january 2020

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Twenty-six people, all but one who live with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease (YOPD) have launched a year-long Facebook fundraiser to help others living with YOPD attend the 6th World Parkinson Congress. The participants, representing 11 countries,...

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One of America's leading natural and organic grocery retailers, Natural Grocers, has joined forces with Jack and Jill of America, Inc. (JJOA) for a first-of-its-kind innovative partnership to "Support America's Families Together." The program...


3 january 2020

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Travel Insured International (TII), a leading travel insurance provider located in Glastonbury, CT, is the winner of the Connecticut Better Business Bureau's 2019 Community Care Award. This is the third year that Travel Insured has received this...

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To celebrate 21 years of warm cookie moments, Austin, Texas-based Tiff's Treats, in keeping with its philanthropic history, is giving 10% of January sales back to the communities that support its sweet success. For every Tiff's Treats order placed in...


2 january 2020

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CollBox, a bookkeeping-integrated application that lets business collect on past due invoices and monitor the health of Accounts Receivable, announced a $1M seed funding round led by Bala Investments with participation from Long View Technology...


31 december 2019

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Wireless Zone®, a Verizon authorized retailer and the nation's largest wireless retail franchise, recently donated $25,000 to St. Jude's Children's Hospital® through its philanthropic Wireless Zone Foundation for Giving®. The check presentation took...

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As required by National Instrument 62-103 of the Canadian Securities Administrators, James Dondero announces that on December 27, 2019, NexPoint Real Estate Opportunities LLC ("NREO"), an entity indirectly controlled by James Dondero, redeemed...


26 december 2019

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Learn Grow Lead, a U.S. based, all volunteer organization, has recently partnered with 1% for the Planet, furthering its mission to educate, feed, and empower communities through sustainable farming. Learn Grow Lead...


23 december 2019

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Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI) announced at its October 2019 National Conference their partnership with the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) to raise donations for the MBA Opens Doors Foundation. The organization pledged to match funds...


20 december 2019

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The Irrigation Innovation Consortium, a public-private initiative to advance irrigation research, recently announced funding for seven research projects in 2020. The Irrigation Association was selected for one of two industry pitch projects funded....


19 december 2019

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Venture capital firm Ixora announced today the acquisition of IXI Collective, a Los Angeles-based platform focused on impact investment. Founded by serial entrepreneur Christine Lu, IXI Collective is an investment platform focused on social impact....

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Allergan plc , a leading global pharmaceutical company, today announced that The Allergan Foundation has awarded a total of $10 million in charitable grants in 2019. The grants were donated to more than 400 organizations in 32 states as part of The...


18 december 2019

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Today, Georgetown University has announced that its Prison Scholars Program at the DC Jail, the only co-educational prison program in the country, has received a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will help the program...

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As part of its 100% Commitment to Justice, The Solutions Project is awarding $622,000 in Fighter Fund grants to dozens of grassroots organizations and coalitions led by women and people of color. The Fighter Fund grant program funds groups that are...


17 december 2019

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As the excitement of the holiday season swirls around us, it is good to have reminders of what the spirit of giving is all about. Mikey Friedman was 15 years old in 2005 when he learned that his rare and aggressive pediatric cancer had returned....

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EFM Events is the leading and most important annual gathering of CIOs and their senior IT leaders in their respective geographies. EFM believes in building long term relationships and making an impact in the communities they serve. There's a...


16 december 2019

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The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music has renovated the 133-seat theater in the Schoenberg Music Building thanks to a $3 million gift from the Herb Alpert Foundation. The theater was renamed Lani Hall, in honor of Alpert's wife, the singer Lani Hall....


13 december 2019

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iA Financial Group today announces its commitment to offsetting its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the purchase of carbon credits. Beginning in 2020, the company will work to become carbon neutral. Carbon-neutral company certification...


12 december 2019

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SureFire CPR, an organization dedicated to educating people in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation in Orange County California, additionally offers a scholarship for students pursing degrees in the medical field. The scholarship is now in its...

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The company produces rigid packaging for food, beverage and chemicals packaging as well as consumer products for the middle income and base of pyramid populations in Africa for home, sanitation and schools. Evidence of the company's commitment to...

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While Sacramento and an increasing number of California cities update their occupancy codes to encourage backyard tiny homes, start-up tiny home builder Back Porch Homes (BPH) has been laying the foundation for an enterprise that will help solve the...

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Underneath the archway of the former Wellington HS, which was demolished in the 1960s, AP broke ground on Poudre School District's new Wellington Middle and High School project. The new middle/high school, designed by RB+B Architects, will be...


11 december 2019

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The Elie Hirschfeld Foundation has announced an expansion of their philanthropic investments in several New York City institutions, including the Central Park Conservancy and the Grand Central Parkway. New York City's...

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Mediaplanet recently announced the launch of the most recent edition of the "Mental Health" campaign. This campaign will educate readers on the importance of destigmatizing mental health and ensuring that those affected get the help they need. Now is...

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Some of America's leading physicians and nutritional research scientists are supporting a campaign urging Americans to eat a vegan diet in January 2020. Million Dollar Vegan, the nonprofit that initiated the campaign earlier this month by challenging...

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Textly Inc., a mother company of Linguix.com AI-based writing assistant, announces a seed investment round. Nitrx Capital LLC, a Delaware-based private investment firm, will invest $350,000 that will be used for upgrading Linguix.com grammar checking...


10 december 2019

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Tompkins County Area Development (TCAD), the economic development organization for Ithaca and Tompkins County, N.Y., is pleased to report $86.7 million in capital investment projects for 2019. The organization's strategic partnership with area...