Intended to sustain neighborhood stabilization efforts throughout New Jersey, a $25,000 grant has been awarded to the New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC) by the New Jersey Association of REALTORS® Housing Opportunity Foundation, Inc. (NJARHOF). The grant money, according to the New Jersey-based nonprofit lender NJCC, will be used to control resources to uphold the development […]
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The Oklahoma Office of the Secretary of the Environment has been awarded a federal grant amounting to more than $2.8 million by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 20, 2011. According to EPA Spokesman Dave Bary, the grant funding has been given to carry out best management practices and improve water quality in the […]
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A mother from Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia has been awarded $20,000 in prizes by the Australian Regional Media (APN) Better Business Great Ideas for her proposed networking web site for new mothers. Vanessa Fairweather, inspired by her challenging first year of motherhood, won after formulating a networking web site where local mothers can connect, […]
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded grants of up to $75,000 each to six college teams that participated in the 7th annual EPA People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) award competition held at the National Sustainable Design Expo in Washington D.C. on April 18, 2011. Winners of this year’s P3 award competition are: […]
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Three charter school groups in New Orleans, which already administer more than two-thirds of the city’s schools, have won $2.3 million worth of federal grant money to assist in the cost-intensive process of adding a new campus or taking over of schools in the next year. The grant, which is given by non-profit group New […]
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Donations were made to the Navy SEAL Foundation, a  nonprofit group based in Virginia that gives assistance to families of the U.S. Navy’s Sea, Air, and Land Teams, popularly known as the Navy SEALs. The Navy SEAL Foundation serves the entire Naval Special Warfare community, which also includes members of the Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen […]
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There are questions regarding the right of the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, which awarded a $1.5 million for Florida State University (FSU), in the hiring of professors. The grant, meant for FSU’s economics department, was awarded with the condition that an advisory committee appointed by businessman Charles G. Koch has a say in the […]
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Eight of the world’s top foundations launched the AGREE initiative last May 3. AGree’s goal is to transform food and agriculture policy in the US. This is to handle issues resulting from the continuous increase of the world’s population; thus, constraining available resources. The launching of the initiative follows estimates from experts of a 38 […]
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Bankers without Borders (BWB), an organization of more than 6,200 volunteer business professionals (both active and retired) from all over the world, announced a partnership with the Association for the Enterprise Unity (AEO), recognized as the “voice” of microenterprise in the United States. BWB is an initiative of the Grameen Foundation, a nonprofit based in […]
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Texas — Nearly $5 million worth of grant was awarded by the National Institute of Health to a collaborative team of scientists in Texas Biomedical Research Institute, Emory university, and Georgia Institute of Technology. The grant is intended to develop vaccines for hemorrhagic fever prevention. Specifically, the grant is intended for the development of a […]
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