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The/Nudge receives $250,000 grant from Rockefeller Foundation

To be directed towards working on skill gaps, capacity building.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 7th, 2017

Triad professor receives $680,000 NSF grant for bacteria research

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $680,000 grant to Wake Forest University professor for her biochemistry research and mentoring program, the Winston-Salem university announced. The grant goes towards Patricia Dos Santos’ research lookin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2017

Good Works: Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation receives $150K grant

A daily roundup of businesses philanthropic contributions to the community......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2017

First Place AZ receives $200,000 grant from Colonel Harland Sanders Foundation

First Place AZ, a nonprofit that seeks to provide housing options for people with autism and other disabilities, was granted $200,000 from the Colonel Harland Sanders Foundation. The First Place National Leadership Institute now serves as home to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 2nd, 2017

Windward Community College receives $2.1M grant for high school program

The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation and Kamehameha Schools has given a $2.1 million grant to Windward Community College in Kaneohe to expand its early college high school program, which allows Windward Oahu students to earn college credits while still.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2017

Children"s Hospital doc receives St. Baldrick"s Foundation grant to further cancer research

A Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC oncologist has been awarded a one-year, $50,000 grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation to help expand pediatric cancer research and enroll more children in clinical trials at the hospital. Dr. Jean Tersak, an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2016

Masimo receives Gates Foundation grant to develop pneumonia-screening device

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fly's real-time, streaming news feed keeps individual investors, professional money managers, active trader.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallNov 11th, 2016

Independence Seaport Museum gets $2.6M for Delaware River exhibition

The Independence Seaport Museum has received a $2.6 million grant from the William Penn Foundation that will go toward the opening of the years-in-the-making River Alive! exhibition that's focused on the impacts of the Delaware River. The goal of th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2017

Walmart Foundation grants $2m to support Indian small farmers

Walmart Foundation on Thursday announced nearly $2 million grant to non-profit consulting firm, Agribusiness Systems International (ASI) to help small farmers in India diversify markets for their pro........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 30th, 2017

Warhol wins grant in nationwide effort to diversify museums

The Andy Warhol Museum is among 20 institutions across the country that will receive funding for programs to support diversity in curatorial and management staff. The Ford Foundation and Walton Family Foundation each committed $3 million over thre.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2017

UB researcher receives $2.4M to improve child welfare services for Native Americans

A University at Buffalo researcher is working to enhance services for Native American families involved in child welfare cases. Melanie Sage, an assistant professor in UB’s School of Social Work, received a $2.4 million federal grant from the U.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2017

JCCC lands $10M grant to help expand tech offerings

$10 million — that's how much Johnson County Community College was gifted by the Sunderland Foundation, JCCC announced on its website. It's the biggest donation the community college has ever received. The grant – part of a $102 million program – w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Meals-on-Wheels operator receives largest gift in its history

A $1 million pledge from the American Electric Power Foundation will help preserve Columbus' status as one of only a few major cities without a waiting list for Meals-on-Wheels......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2017

Generation receives grant to launch Jax retail career advancement program

Youth employment nonprofit Generation announced on Wednesday it has received a $4.8 million grant from Walmart to launch a Retail Career Advancement program.  The program will support career advancement in Jacksonville and allows Generations the f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2017

Hawaii-based venture capital firm receives federal grant of $275K

Reef Capital Ventures has received a $275,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, through its Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies program. The Hawaii-based firm said the purpose of the grant is to scale it’s .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2017

Pipeline celebrates funding boost from Kauffman Foundation

Pipeline Inc. is celebrating a funding boost that will help it thrive for years to come. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation awarded the entrepreneurial fellowship program a challenge grant, which will provide as much as $2.087 million in matchi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2017

Triad researcher receives $2 million grant to turn animal waste into fuel

A professor at N.C. A&T State University has received a $2 million grant for his work towards converting animal and food waste into fuel.  Debasish Kuila, a chemistry professor, is working to develop a gas-to-liquids technology that uses solar ene.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

This MacArthur Foundation Genius grant winner found a smart way to spend his $625,000

Jason De León, an anthropologist at the University of Michigan, won the prestigious prize......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2017

Genius grant winner uses AI to seek cancer cure

A computational linguist working to apply machine learning and language interpretation to oncology is one of the recipients of a 2017 MacArthur Foundation Fellows Program award, commonly known as a “genius grant.”  Massachusetts Institute of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

The MacArthur fellowship this year honors 24 artists, scholars, activists and others chosen for exceptional “originality, insight and potential.”.....»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 11th, 2017

PSU lands $1M Mellon grant to save art

Portland State University will use a $1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create the region's first lab dedicated to preserving and restoring valuable artwork. The Pacific Northwestern Consortium for the Science of Cultural Herita.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2017