Aug. 6: Knight Foundation, DePaul and more

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation awarded $600,000 grant to Masterworks Season at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County to provide classical music and dance performances through 2013.

DePaul University received $1.5 million gift from Merle Reskin for The Theatre School; $1 million matching grant from Harrison I. Stearns and family for scholarships; $100,000 from Council of Independent Colleges/Walmart Foundation for Internship Plus program; other foundation grants totaling almost $500,000.

Children’s Foundation, Minneapolis & St. Paul, received $17.5 million from UnitedHealthcare for creation of Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus.

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