Cultural Initiatives, Silicon Valley, CA awarded $100,000 by Cisco Systems to fund and boost the development of the arts.
March of Dimes, Los Angeles, CA, awarded $80,000 to five LA County groups working to save the lives of babies. Recipients are as follows: Children’s Center of Antelope Valley, Los Angeles Free Clinic, My Sister’s Keeper, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Westside Women’s Health Center.
National Center for Family Literacy, Louisville, KY, awarded $50,000 by GTE Corporate to extend its outreach programs.
FundraisingInfo.com, Atlanta, GA, has launched its initiative to develop the most comprehensive fundraising web site available. The site will provide American nonprofits access to affordable fundraising products and services.
Through its community awards program, ERICA, Ericsson announced it will be awarding $500,000 in web development services and technology assistance to five nonprofit organizations woldwide. Winners will be selected based on the innovation, feasibility and impact of their web-based philanthropic ideas.
Generations on Line, Philadelphia, PA awarded $600,00 by the Lenfest Foundation, West Chester, PA to increase internet access and literacy among seniors. It is the largest single grant ever made by the foundation.