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Rockefeller Invests $100 Million For Stronger Cities
The Rockefeller Foundation expressed enthusiasm in building up cities to be more stronger and resilient in times of looming disasters. The foundation has committed $100 million directly into city...more



Iowa\
Iowa Economic Development Authority has unveiled its Project Alluvion, which will grant $18 million in sales tax rebates for Microsoft to create a data center in West Des Moines. The data center...more

Social Entrepreneur Addresses Schools\
Karim Abouelnaga, who grew up in a tough New York City neighborhood, co-founded Practice Makes Perfect, which acts as a nonprofit to address public school's 'summer slide'. To date, Abouelnaga,...more

Houston Couple to Give $4 Billion to Worthy Projects
John Arnold and his wife Laura will give away $4 billion to projects that prove worthy of the money. Arnold has acquired $4 billion in the past decade and chose to give it away for a cause. The...more

Volunteers Provide Leigh Library Assistance to Keep it Open
Leigh Library earned a helping hand from nearly 30 volunteers to keep one paid librarian at any one time in the Grade II listed building. The Southend Council hopes to begin training volunteers by...more

Volunteer Opportunities in Alexandria
Volunteer Alexandria has sent out a list of local volunteering opportunities including positions related to citizen participation, women career mentors, and many others. Please refer to the full...more

Orford Women Knits and Designs Quilts for Good
Sally Arcolio, a former home economics teacher from rural Tuston, California, is often seen leading and working with members of the Ville Quilters on the quilt they are designing and will make to ...more

Most Philanthropists Rather Not Extol Their Giving, New Report Reveals
According to a recent report by Forbes Insights, the latest research provider, 77% of philanthropists have stated that they do not want their charitable efforts announced or publicized. The...more





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