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24 january 2020

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Strategic Community Investments of Fort Smith, Arkansas, was recently awarded a $440,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from Arvest Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). The grant will help fund the construction of...

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Next Wednesday, January 29th, the first funds will be raised to support administration and enforcement of TDA's Hemp Program for 2020. Since the passage of HB1325, TDA and DSHS have worked furiously to devise regulations that fit in the small window...

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MiraMed Global Services, Inc. (MiraMed), a leader in healthcare business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions, is pleased to announce that its 2019 Circle of Warmth campaign has achieved resounding success. Working with the Empowerment Plan, the...

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IMDbPro:   WHAT:   IMDbPro (www.imdbpro.com), the essential resource for entertainment industry professionals, was the presenting sponsor of Sundance Institute's largest annual fundraising event, An Artist at the Table Presented by IMDbPro,...

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Recording Academy: WHO: Mickey Smith Jr. of Maplewood Middle School in Sulphur, Louisiana, is the recipient of the 2020 Music Educator Awardtm presented by the Recording Academy® and GRAMMY Museum®. In addition, nine music teachers have been...


23 january 2020

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On Friday, January 24th, housing advocates and officials from AHF will host a ribbon-cutting and dedication for the Valley Haven Hotel, a 74-bed hotel on Sepulveda Boulevard in Van Nuys that AHF's Healthy Housing Foundation recently purchased to...

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Amazon today announced a $2 million total donation to two Washington nonprofit organizations working to make STEM and computer science education more accessible, equitable, and meaningful for hundreds of thousands of Washington State students,...

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After many requests from local residents, The Blood Connection (TBC) will reopen its blood donation center at 825 Spartanburg Highway in Hendersonville on Monday, February 3rd. The center will open with limited days and hours in order to best support...

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xMatters (www.xmatters.com), a digital service availability platform that prevents IT issues from becoming business problems, today announced it is extending its five year relationship with WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education...

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Wells Fargo & Co. and Scholarship America seek applicants for the 2020?21 Veteran Scholarship and Emergency Grant Programs. Wells Fargo is committed to assisting veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities succeed in getting the education...


22 january 2020

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In December, the feature documentary Women of Earth held its premiere at the historic Coolidge Theatre in Boston for an audience of 150 advocates, community leaders, students, and educators. The film follows a young Brazilian woman with a dream of...

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Kevin E. Lofton, FACHE, one of the longest-standing CEOs in the health care industry, announced today he will retire as chief executive officer of CommonSpirit Health on June 30, 2020. When he moves forward to the next chapter of his life, Lofton...

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The Association of Independent Mortgage Experts (AIME), a non-profit, national trade membership association created exclusively for independent mortgage brokers has announced the hire of Katie Sweeney as its Executive Vice President of Strategy. The...

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Schwab CharitableTM, one of the largest national providers of donor-advised funds and other philanthropic services, reported a new granting record in 2019 with donors recommending over $2.7 billion in grants to charity. This is a 26% increase in...

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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP and the Sweeny Independent School District announced today a $1.7 million contribution from the company to the district's new career and technology education (CTE) center. The donation reflects a shared commitment...


21 january 2020

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Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) celebrated outstanding achievements in the information and communication technologies (ICT) industry at last night's PTC Awards 2020, which was held during PTC'20: Vision 2020 and Beyond. "The PTC awards are...

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Cat Town announced today that its founder and Executive Director, Ann Dunn, will leave Cat Town effective Tuesday, January 21, 2020 to assume the helm of Oakland Animal Services (OAS) as its new Director, February 18, 2020. In her place, Cat Town has...

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On the Road Lending, a nonprofit organization that launched in Dallas in 2013, has received a loan of up to $10 million from the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group to fuel expansion of its successful initiative across underserved communities...

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Throughout 2019, Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem, Inc., remained committed, connected and invested in communities across the country. Bringing its community program activity to $54 million, last year Anthem Foundation announced 32...

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PRIDE Industries is pleased to announce that Dawn Clayton has joined PRIDE's Board of Directors. Clayton is the General Manager of Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California, a AAA Four-Diamond premier destination resort. "Dawn's...


20 january 2020

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Saddle up! Reliant is partnering with the iconic Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo for the second year in a row to host "Boots for Fort Worth," an art contest benefiting Fort Worth nonprofits with larger-than-life decorated cowboy boots. New in 2020, the...

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With less than four weeks to go, the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund/HSBC JUMPSTARTER 2020 ("JUMPSTARTER 2020") announced today a series of engaging programs and a line-up of prominent speakers from various industries and academic fields will be featured...


19 january 2020

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Through careful planning and bold regulatory reforms, the Kingdom of Bahrain is poised to become a major hub for finance, technology, and innovation, according to a new report released today by the Milken Institute. However, Bahrain needs to continue...


18 january 2020

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The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) have signed an agreement to set up a collaborative education program to maximize opportunities for students. The deal means that students at AURAK who...


16 january 2020

18:05
Wells Fargo & Company announced today a $250,000 USD donation to the American Red Cross from the Wells Fargo Foundation in response to the recent wildfires that continue to have a devastating impact on Australia and its residents. The donation is...

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The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) is pleased to announce the reappointment of five members of its Affordable Housing Advisory Council (the Council): Jeff Curry, Las Cruces, New Mexico Michelle Den Bleyker, Midland, Texas Chris...

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The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that 15 grants were approved, totaling more than $32 million during the fourth quarter of 2019. These grants were awarded to 15 organizations spanning across the Hilton...

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Five years following the launch of its Community Store Program initiative, Starbucks today announced it will increase its commitment to open 100 Community Stores dedicated to providing economic opportunity in underserved rural and urban communities...

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The Houston Health Department is marking the tenth year of its Coast2CoastRx prescription coupon card by bringing it to hundreds of thousands of Houston homes. The free card, which offers significant discounts on prescription medications, will arrive...

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Oklahoma State University and alumni Kayleen and Larry Ferguson announced a $50 million gift from the Ferguson Family Foundation that will transform the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in a variety of ways, including a new...

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FedEx volunteers across 10 cities will team up with Rise Against Hunger to pack over 170,000 meals for those in need in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. This is the seventh year FedEx has worked with Rise Against Hunger, an...

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Mojo Vision, the Invisible Computing company, today announced a pair of initiatives integral to its goal of assisting people with low or impaired vision. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device Designation to Mojo...

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As Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations ramp up efforts to attract investment and diversify their economies, member states lag in critical areas that handicap their progress, according to the 2020 Milken Institute Global Opportunity Index. The...


15 january 2020

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The Washington State Legislature is moving swiftly to create a cleaner transportation system, with potentially enormous impacts on demand for gasoline, the state's biggest source of carbon emissions. Today, the Senate voted 26-23 to pass SB 5811, a...

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One Medical, the modernized membership-based primary care platform, and Partners HealthCare, an integrated non-profit health system founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, today announces a new collaboration to...

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Picking up the pieces after falling into serious debt or financial trouble can seem like a daunting task, but repairing your situation is not impossible. It simply takes time, patience and work. "Understandably, people with bad credit may feel...

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The Pacific Life Foundation announced today it will provide $500,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations and K-12 schools in the greater Lynchburg, Virginia area during 2020. Since 2016, Pacific Life and the Pacific Life Foundation has donated more...

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CDISC today announced four new members have joined its Board of Directors: Dr. Wenjun Bao, Dr. Mihoko Okada, Dr. Erik Pulkstenis, and Dr. Christina Reith. Each began serving a three-year term at the beginning of the year. These members join current,...

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For the third consecutive year, LoanMart is participating in the Our Lady of the Angels Adopt-A-Family Program by sponsoring local Los Angeles families in need. Each year, hundreds of families facing poverty have their holiday wishes come true with...

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Wells Fargo and Enterprise Community Partners today opened the application process for the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge, a nationwide search for the most innovative, scalable and viable ideas to increase housing affordability...

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The International Students' Programs of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted a visit by a group of students from Keimyung University, based in Daegu, South Korea. During their visit to AURAK, the group of 20 students, one...


14 january 2020

09:35
On January 7, CSC Chief Executive Officer Rod Ward presented a check for $100,000 to REACH Riverside's Chief Financial Strategist Dave Ford to be directed toward the development of The Warehouse. CSC believes in giving back to the communities where...

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Today, AnitaB.org announced that it has acquired Wogrammer, a global organization focused on breaking stereotypes and inspiring women and girls to pursue careers in STEM. Wogrammer joins the AnitaB.org suite of programs that support intersectional...

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CARB-X, a global partnership led by Boston University, is awarding TAXIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. up to $3.2 million in non-dilutive funding to develop Efflux Pump Inhibitors (EPIs), representing a new drug class designed to address a major mechanism of...


13 january 2020

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In response to the devastation caused by the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $500,000 in cash and in-kind support for relief and recovery. The commitment will support the American Red...

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In response to the devastation being caused by the Australian bushfires, Henry Schein, Inc. announced today that it is raising money for recovery and rebuilding efforts, donating much-needed health care supplies, and supporting its dental customers...

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Biolog-id LLC, a world leader in connected solutions for blood and other high value health products, announced today that LiveServe Blood Center, the leading provider of blood products in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota, will implement Biolog-id's...


9 january 2020

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New Voices Foundation: WHAT:   New Voices Foundation will hold its eighth $100,000 pitch competition at CES in Las Vegas.  Prior competitions have been held in New Orleans, LA; Washington, DC; New York, NY; Austin, TX; Atlanta, GA; and Las...


8 january 2020

16:25
Today, lawmakers introduced legislation proposing a federal grant program to support the mutually reinforcing goals of rural postsecondary education and economic development. The Success for Rural Students and Communities Act ? potentially to be...

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Logility, Inc., automating the digital transformation of supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning, continued its support of The Empty Stocking Fund for the 12th year. For the past 93 years The Empty Stocking Fund has helped parents and...

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