Women & giving

Jun 3, 2008

Singer family awards $100,000 to Insitute for Empowerment of Women

Singer Family Foundation, Oklahoma City, awarded $100,000 sponsorship to Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women.

Jun 2, 2008

Verizon, HopeLine gives $1,500 to Pittsburgh Women’s center

Verizon Wireless, HopeLine gave $1,500 to Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh by collecting used cell phones.

May 30, 2008

Asia Foundation continues support of Afghani girls school

Asia Foundation received grant from National Geographic Society to continue support of Rabia-e-Balkhi Girls High School and center, Kabul, Afghanistan.

May 29, 2008

Women’s Professional Forum foundation awards $9,876 in grants

Women’s Professional Forum Foundation awarded total of $9,876 in grants to several Guilford County groups for future women leaders.

May 28, 2008

AT&T gives $125,000 sponsorship to women’s business programs

AT&T provided $125,000 sponsorship to Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women to support women’s business programs.

May 14, 2008

Mary Kay launches “Beauty” campaign

Mary Kay Inc. launched “The Beauty That Counts” campaign to support women and/or children.

Mar 3, 2008

Jewish Community Foundation gives $25,000

Advancement Project, Los Angeles, received $25,000 from Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles for Alliance of Mothers of Murdered Children.

Feb 25, 2008

License plates raise $100,000

3,000 “Cure Breast Cancer” license plates have been issued in Commonwealth of Boston since Oct. 31, 2006, raising $100,000.

Feb 20, 2008

Rauch-Houekpon joins Council on Foundations

Dellaphine B. Rauch-Houekpon, formerly of Africare Inc., named project director of Women & Philanthropy, Council on Foundations, Washington, D.C.