The Walton Family Foundation Awards Grant


The Walton Family Foundation awarded a $49.5 million grant to the Teach for America program.

The program allows for recent college graduates to teach in some of the nation's most underserved schools for two years.

The organization will send 9,300 corps members to 43 refions across the country. For the next couple of years, half of the grant money will be used towards growing teaching corps to 15,000.

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New Age of Philanthropy: #GivingTuesday

A part of a series produced by The Huffington Post in celebration of #GivingTuesday, which will take place this year on December 3, Kathy Calvin and Henry Timms vouch that we are living in a new era of philanthropy.

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