News

Council on Foundations, HUD Announce Winners of Secretary’s Award

Council on Foundations, HUD Announce Winners of Secretary’s Award

Posted July 17, 2018

With the aim of celebrating exemplary partnerships between foundations and government, the awards are given to place-based funders in recognition of completed or ongoing initiatives executed in partnership with a local, regional, or federal government agency....

Exelon, HeforShe Launch Effort to Boost Women in STEM Fields

Exelon, HeforShe Launch Effort to Boost Women in STEM Fields

Posted July 17, 2018

Part of a three-year, $3 million commitment by the Chicago-based energy company, the STEM Innovation Leadership Academy will bring together nearly fifty young women between the ages of 16 and 19 for interactive experiences, field trips, and conversations with leaders in STEM fields....

Hogg Foundation Awards $4.5 Million to Address Well-Being in Texas

Hogg Foundation Awards $4.5 Million to Address Well-Being in Texas

Posted July 16, 2018

Five organizations were awarded $410,000 each to create or build on existing community collaborations comprising key stakeholders from the public, private, and business sectors, including people who historically have been excluded from community decision-making processes....

Harsh School Discipline Leading Students to Disconnect, Study Finds

Harsh School Discipline Leading Students to Disconnect, Study Finds

Posted July 14, 2018

A report from the Center for Promise argues that exclusionary discipline policies and practices such as suspensions and expulsions often do not address the root causes of the disciplined student's behavior, disrupted their learning, and made them feel unvalued and unwelcome....

Community Foundation Update (07/14/18)

Community Foundation Update (07/14/18)

Posted July 14, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas....

EJAF Launches Coalition to Treat HIV in Men

EJAF Launches Coalition to Treat HIV in Men

Posted July 14, 2018

Founded by Sir Elton John and the Duke of Sussex, the coalition and its inaugural campaign will be unveiled on July 24 at the 2018 International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam....

Rita Allen Foundation Names 2018 Scholars

Rita Allen Foundation Names 2018 Scholars

Posted July 12, 2018

Since 1976, the annual program has recognized young leaders in biomedical science whose research has the potential to reveal new pathways that lead to advances in human health....