News about grants, gifts
The Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund awarded $4.68 million in grants at its March and June Board meetings.
Stony Brook University received a three-year $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to fund research that uses brain imaging data to understand how the nutrition of brain neurons affects cognition in aging humans.
Since launching in June 2016, the Better Together Fund, an initiative at Central Florida Foundation created in response to the Pulse nightclub tragedy, has received more than $1.1 million in contributions.
Shoes For Crews donated 400,000 pairs of shoes for resale with funds supporting elephant conservation and education programs in Africa through Elephant Cooperation. The partnership will fund two years of anti-poaching drone operations over portions of Botswana and provide support to African Parks.
Cedars-Sinai awarded $4.8M in grants to support community clinics and other safety net organizations for the underserved in Los Angeles.
News about people, groups
Cure International India has officially opened clubfoot clinics in all 29 Indian states as of August 10th.
The United States Tennis Association Foundation announced the 10 winners of the 19th annual National Junior Tennis and Learning Essay Contest on August 10th.
Createquity named Mirae Kim as the winner of the inaugural Creatiquity Arts Research Prize on August 11th.
Henry Schein, Inc. launched its 2017 Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities program, which supports community health centers across the country in their efforts to provide medical and oral health screenings at free health events held in underserved communities
The HealthWell Foundation has launched a new Acute Myeloid Leukemia fund to provide copayment and premium assistance to eligible acute myeloid leukemia patients on Medicare.
News about opportunities, initiatives
Naked Juice‘s #DrinkGoodDoGood campaign is asking people to do some good with their selfies. For every selfie taken with a fruit or vegetable using #DrinkGoodDoGood, Naked Juice donates the monetary equivalent of 10 pounds of produce to communities in need, up to $500,000 worth of fruit and vegetables.
Eyes on Your Mission Academy Miami’s Fall enrollment is now open.
The inaugural RAISE 2017 national conference will take place on September 25th-26th in Washington, D.C.
The Digital Strategy Innovation Summit is taking place on October 19th and 20th.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated‘s Prayer Breakfast is being sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company and will take place on September 23rd.
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