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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel pays off student d...

Student Debt Cancellation Panel Snap CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel hands out the ultimate graduation gift to the 285 graduates of the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. The nonprofit — located in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles near LAX — said in an announcement on Sunday that Spiegel, along with […]

Elevate Together® Initiative Expands to

NORTH MANKATO, Minnesota–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Taylor Corporation has joined a coalition of like-minded businesses, including The ODP Corporation, JPMorgan Chase and NCR Foundation, to support small businesses through Elevate Together®, a nonprofit initiative designed to accelerate business creation, black growth and prosperity. and small Hispanic businesses. The program, powered by Round It Up America®, is now in […]

Death penalty sought in Texas for man wh...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas prosecutors said Monday they would seek the death penalty for a man who authorities say confessed to killing five people, including three whose dismembered bodies were found in a dumpster on fire last year. The Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office said it filed the paperwork seeking the death penalty […]

Claude Garrett released after 30 years b...

A few hours After a judge cleared Claude Garrett’s release from prison, the small crowd outside the maximum-security Riverbend Institution in Nashville, Tennessee received a message on their group text. It comes from Garrett’s daughter, Deana Watson. Garrett was packed and ready to go, but there was paperwork to do in town. She typed out […]

Clarence Thomas says abortion leak chang...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas said the Supreme Court was changed by the shocking leak of a draft opinion earlier this month. The opinion suggests the court is set to strike down the abortion rights recognized nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade. Conservative Thomas, who joined the court in 1991 and has […]

Rollins College valedictorian with non-s...

One of Rollins College’s class of 2022 valedictorians can’t speak. That didn’t stop her from using the tools available to share her voice with her classmates. Using text-to-speech software, Elizabeth Bonker, who has non-speaking autism and types what she needs to communicate, stood behind the desk at the Winter Park campus on Monday to encourage […]

More than 300 volunteers will participat...

This Saturday, ACCESS – the leading Arab-American community nonprofit, celebrating 50 years of service – will host a large-scale community service event, in partnership with the City of Dearborn, at multiple locations across the city.Arab American Service Day is an annual national event hosted by the National Network of Arab American Communities (NNAAC) – a […]

The Hispanic Colleges of Mass. support ...

Read in Spanish. When Jennifer Reyes emigrated from the Dominican Republic in 2016, she wanted to build a better future for herself. Upon entering the United States, she listed some of her goals: to continue her education, find a better job, and earn more money. But at the time, she didn’t speak English. “One of […]

A former gas station in Berlin has been ...

“The ducks had to go,” dealer and collector Juerg Judin told me, gesturing to the now duck-free little pond he had set up in the backyard of his former Berlin residence, a repurposed gas station years ago. 1950. His former private house, which has also become the habitat of a few geese, ducks and exotic […]

Pascrell and McCaul lead 161 members of ...

Pascrell and McCaul lead 161 members of Congress demanding $360 million to protect places of worship NSGP provides critical grants to protect synagogues, churches and mosques as domestic extremism continues to rise WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Mike McCaul (R-TX-10) have led 161 House colleagues calling for a significant increase […]

Winner Praises Pulitzer Board’s Commitme

How does it feel to win a Pulitzer Prize? Between tears of joy, Maria Hinojosa told NPR, “It’s like a dream and when I stop crying, it’s like, Wow!” On Monday, Hinojosa and his team of producers and writers at Futuro Media won the Pulitzer Prize in Audio Recording for a seven-part podcast series titled […]

Make a Tangible Impact with Rebecca Moff...

Rebecca Moffett, president of Vanguard Charitable, recounts Value how she and her team help their donors support the causes they care about. Photo courtesy of Vanguard Charitable Since childhood, Rebecca Moffett, President of Vanguard Charitable, has been driven to make a tangible difference. Vanguard Charitable, one of the nation’s leading nonprofits and sponsor of donor-driven […]

Former First Lady Michelle Obama Promote...

Michelle Obama represented the University of Maryland in Baltimore County on a national stage Saturday by sporting an UMBC t-shirt in a video promoting the College’s Signing Day. The former first lady’s unexpected shoutout thrilled UMBC students and alumni and shone a light on the university’s accomplishments. “To celebrate our eighth annual #CollegeSigningDay, I’m wearing […]

Red Sox kick off AAPI Heritage Month at ...

On Tuesday night, Jersey Street was filled with Red Sox fans ready for a game against the Los Angeles Angels. Amid the noise of the crowd, clamoring for photos of the historic baseball stadium and sizzling hot dogs, were the thunderous sounds of the tanggu drum and crashing cymbals as Chinese lion dancers put on […]

International students, F-1 visas, degre...

Many international students in the United States on an F-1 visa are eager to get out of the classroom to join the American workforce. After graduation, these international students – many of whom come from less fortunate backgrounds – seek to give back to the local American community that has provided so many opportunities, and […]

Amy Russo visits Newport’s Touro Synagog

Despite all the jokes about its size, the country’s smallest state has played an outsized role in the fight for religious freedom. Ask any Rhode Islander about it, and you’ll probably hear the name Roger Williams. But the story does not end there. More than a century after the arrival of the minister who preached […]

Historic Cincinnati Observatory remains ...

CINCINNATI — Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel was as unique as his name. The 19th-century Cincinnatian was a West Point graduate who was a lawyer, math teacher, and railroad surveyor. He even served as a Brigadier General of the Union Army Volunteers during the Civil War. What do you want to know Known as the “Cradle of […]

Behind a donation of 1.1 billion dollars...

After several years of planning, it is launched just in time to deal with a worrying climate crisis. Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne (center) with Ann and John Doerr, who have donated more than $1 billion to the new School for Sustainability on their behalf. (Ed Caldwell/Stanford University) Even with the cutting-edge research and innovation that […]

Kelly Clarkson pays tribute to Detroit’s

In the late 90s, Southwest Detroit native Angela Reyes was fed up with the gang violence that was wreaking havoc in her community. “I tell people I was tired of burying kids,” Reyes says. “I used to go to funerals all the time.” This violence motivated Reyes to create the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation (DHDC) […]

West Side Rag’ Fate of historic church u

Posted May 3, 2022 2:55 PM by West Side Rag Photographs by Carol Tannenhauser. By Carol Tannenhauser The future of West Park Presbyterian Church at West 86th Street and Amsterdam Avenue will be judged on Thursday, when Community Board 7’s preservation committee hears arguments for and against destroying the historic 19th-century structure. The church congregation, […]

(2nd LD) Education Ministry candidate re...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details in paragraphs 4, 8, 10; photo EDITS) SEOUL, May 3 (Yonhap) — Candidate for Education Minister Kim In-chul resigned on Tuesday over allegations of favoritism over his family’s awarding of scholarships from an organization nonprofit jointly supported by the U.S. and South Korean governments. Kim became the first ministerial candidate […]

Shrunken town sees health care slashed a...

Gilles Bruce HAMMOND, Ind. — In 1898, three nuns took a train to this town along the southern shore of Lake Michigan to open a hospital. They transformed an old farmhouse into a seven-bed medical center. They treated their first patient for a broken leg amid carpenters hammering nails. Surgeons laid their patients on a […]

Several projects at the Maine Med resear...

SCARBOROUGH – May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and scientists at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute (MMCRI) Vector-Borne Disease Laboratory are conducting several surveys and research projects this spring and summer to better understand the tick migration and tick-borne diseases, including Lyme. Among the projects: Robert Smith, MD, MPH, director of the Vector-Borne Disease […]

WA is wise to invest in entrepreneurs of...

As a black female entrepreneur, I’ve encountered a lot of cold shoulders when asking for help investing in my businesses. So when I heard that our state legislature and governor created a new fund of up to $40 million over the next five years to help expand access to prosperity for those like me, I […]

107th Annual Meeting of the Ecological S...

Scientists, educators and ecological practitioners from around the world will gather in Montreal, Quebec in August for the 107and Annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America. Thousands of participants are expected to present cutting-edge research at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, August 14-19, 2022. This year’s joint meeting combines the resources and interests […]

Trump White House-related charges part o...

Richard Olson in 2012 before a hearing on his appointment as US Ambassador to Pakistan.J. Scott Applewhite/AP Facts matter: Join for free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our non-profit reports. Subscribe to our print magazine. A former US ambassador to Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates is facing criminal charges for participating in a covert […]

Attention, Steven Spielberg: You can fil...

Lights! Camera! PERMIT ! Morristown becomes a pole of attraction for the cinema. Patrick Dempsey, Morgan FREEMAN and Soprano star John Bianco all the scenes filmed here last year. If they want to shoot sequels, they will have to apply for a permit. On Tuesday, the city council unanimously tabled a arrangement regulate filming in […]

The report details slavery at Harvard; ...

The gates of Harvard University are shown. File photo by Marcio Jose Bastos Silva/UPI/Shutterstock/ April 26 (UPI) — Harvard University announced on Tuesday it would commit $100 million to combat the corrosive effects of slavery detailed in a report that found the institution’s leaders, faculty and staff enslaved over 70 people, enabling the university to […]

Spelman College Names Helene Gayle, MD, ...

Dr. Gayle is currently President and CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, one of the nation’s oldest and largest community foundations. Under his leadership, the Trust grew its assets by approximately $2.8 billion for $4.7 billion and adopted a strategic plan to close the racial and ethnic wealth gap. A leader in public health and […]

Purdue researchers develop patent-pendin...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University researchers from the College of Pharmacy and College of Engineering are developing a patent-pending treatment that could impact millions of American lives each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that at least 1.7 million American adults develop sepsis each year; nearly 270,000 die from it. One […]

Lyoya’s murder raises questions about Bo

GRAND RAPIDS — The death of Patrick Lyoya took place in a Grand Rapids neighborhood long traumatized by frosty police-community relations that is also undergoing major redevelopment to help overcome long-standing underinvestment . Lyoya, a 26-year-old Congolese refugee, was shot in the back of the neck by a Grand Rapids police officer on April 4 […]

Did you skip college in 2021? Register ...

By COLIN BERESFORD of NerdWallet The pandemic has upended what it meant to be a student as new barriers to learning emerged in the spring of 2020: in-person classes were forced online, family obligations became more pronounced, and economic hardship spread. “All of these factors came together to create this perfect storm,” says Mamie Voight, […]

Look for the top | Sports

NORTH CONWAY – The Mount Washington Observatory (MWOBS) announces its 22nd Seek the Peak, the non-profit weather station’s largest annual fundraiser. All outdoor enthusiasts are invited to raise funds, set goals and win materials, all to support the work of the observatory. Sign up at seekthepeak.org to get started. For the past 22 years, thousands […]

Are college students free to say what th...

Indiana University student Taylor Bryant recently responded to a survey about campus free speech issues, and she certainly has a unique perspective. A Republican and undergraduate student studying pre-law and public policy, Bryant, who is 19, is also the chairman of the Monroe County Republican Party. The survey, launched by the Commission for Higher Education […]

Lucius Vassar: Use federal stimulus fund...

By one estimate, nearly 62% of Detroit residents pay more than 30% of their monthly income for housing costs. Although Detroit’s average monthly rent is well below the national average, the median household income is less than half the national average. Housing and associated costs have consistently grown faster than incomes for far too many […]

The US Universities Where Tomorrow’s Inf

With the vast troves of personal data collected, organized, stored, retrieved, interpreted and used today, there has never been an exhilarating time to join the field of information science. In industry or academia, the digital experiences of billions of users are now at their fingertips – a new era of drought with controversies but even […]

Michigan State Announces New Diaspora-Fo...

For Deon Bennett, Michigan State University’s new Black Studies program is more than just a major. “It felt like home,” the senior said of the new African and African American Studies (AAAS) degree program, launched by MSU in February. The architects of the new program, all of whom are women, designed the major as a […]

Ohio National Guard to donate armored ve...

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced Wednesday that the Ohio National Guard will provide an undisclosed number of M-113 armored personnel carriers to Ukraine, for use in the struggle of this country against Russian aggression. This announcement follows a request for donations from the US Department of Defense, which will draw on the […]

Teenagers Compete to Become Hampton Road...

More than 20 young poets from southeast Virginia, along with their families and supporters, packed the NFK Assembly penthouse on Granby Street in Norfolk earlier this month to hear from those vying to become the poet Hampton Roads Youth Winner. This weekend, the top candidates will come together again for the announcement of the 2022 […]

Breaking Down Details of an IRS Complain...

Last month, Urban Milwaukee obtained a copy of an IRS complaint filed against Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. — the nonprofit entity that operates Summerfest. The complaint challenges the non-profit status of the festival and claims that Summerfest essentially operates as a commercial entity. The complaint also includes a set of activities that directly compete with […]

Professors should be careful who they ad...

I have heard many professors warn students not to get a doctorate. They include English language instructors, who remember high debt and poor job prospects, and public policy makers, who argue that you can create more social change in government or nonprofit jobs. lucrative that do not require advanced degrees. And, in many ways, I […]

RMDs crowd out annuities in TIAA’s older

What do you want to know The TIAA 403(b) program served 4.3 million participants in 2018. About 900,000 had retirement income. New retirees’ use of the scheme’s life annuities to collect income for the first time fell to 18% in 2018 from 62% in 2000. Required minimum distribution rules may steer older American retirees away […]

University of the People offers free tui...

The People’s University offers Ukrainian students access to all its courses after the Russian-Ukrainian war. This would allow them to continue their studies online without interruption, he said in a press release. The US-based accredited distance learning university has started accepting enrollment from Ukrainian students in its wide range of online courses since the start […]

SC Inmate Chooses Firing Squad Over Elec...

By MICHELLE LIUAssociated Press/Report for America COLUMBIA (AP) — A South Carolina prisoner who was to be the first man executed in the state in more than a decade decided to die by firing squad rather than the electric chair later this month, according to court documents filed Friday. Richard Bernard Moore, 57, is also […]

Live Covid-19 updates: vaccines, mask ma...

On a recent Wednesday, hopeful spectators lined up in Father Duffy Square, waiting to buy discounted tickets at the TKTS booth.Credit…Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times Many Broadway theater owners have decided to stop checking the vaccination status of ticket holders after April 30, but all will continue to require theatergoers to wear masks inside theaters […]

Three 11th District Organizations Receiv...

Three organizations located in Pennsylvania’s 11th Senate District have received a total of $194,000 in funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency’s (PCCD) nonprofit security grant program. The Nonprofit Security Grant Program, which stems from legislation introduced by Senator Judy Schwank (Bill 83 of 2019), is available to nonprofit entities that primarily serve […]

San Diego Art Conservators to Focus on P...

Founded in 1975, the Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC) began as a service for the specific needs of the San Diego Museum of Art and the Timken Museum, housed in the SDMA Building. Within a decade they had moved to the Casa de Balboa building across the park and had become an independent, non-profit art […]

OC housing agencies face hurdles to fill...

When Orange County received a record number of federal housing vouchers last year, it was seen as a major step toward solving the local homelessness crisis. But since then, it has been difficult for voucher holders to find available homes in the county’s competitive market. With the expiry date of the vouchers approaching, officials are […]

BrightBridge secures $5 million investme...

In its second major investment in a local community development finance institution in the past year, Pinnacle Bank has granted $5 million to small business lending association BrightBridge Capital to support more lending in the economically underserved neighborhoods in the Chattanooga area. BrightBridge intends to deploy the funds over the next nine months to provide […]

Announcement of ISPOR 2022 plenaries and...

Newswise — Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—April 12, 2022—ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) has announced its plenary sessions and speakers for ISPOR 2022, the Society’s annual international conference. ISPOR 2022 is scheduled for May 15-18 with the theme “The Future of HEOR in Patient-Centric Digital Health Systems”. ISPOR 2022 offers attendees both […]

DVIDS – News – Darnall Medical Library a

WRNMMC’s Darnall Medical Library recognized for its contribution to the advancement of health research By Alpha Kamara-Command Communications Darnall Medical Library at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2022 Award for Advancement in Health Sciences Research. The announcement was made by the Medical Library […]

DEI experts say early education, listeni...

In the nearly two years that have passed since Minneapolis police killed George Floyd and sparked a nationwide wave of civil unrest, the business community has responded with internal and external commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion. According to a group of experts in a recent MiBiz roundtable on diversity, equity and inclusion. Jazz McKinney, […]

Edward K. “Eddie” Dunn Jr., Baltimore in

Edward K. “Eddie” Dunn Jr., former president and chief operating officer of Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co. whose philanthropic efforts were shaped by a deep and enduring Catholic faith, died March 31 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at his home in the Woodbrook neighborhood of Baltimore County. He was 86 years old. “Eddie Dunn was […]

Man airlifted after table accident in Ha...

Latest titles Man airlifted after table accident in Harwich HARWICH – A man suffered traumatic injuries to his hand in a reported accident at the table saw in Harwich.… Non-profit housing announces Earth Day cleanup HYANNIS — A local nonprofit will host an Earth Day cleanup event as the group works to help… Lawmakers urge […]

Candidates for the Trucking Women’s Advi

Female truckers interested in applying for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Women of Trucking Advisory Board still have one week to do so. The FMCSA has announced that the application deadline has been extended to April 15. The application deadline was April 8. The agency encouraged female truck drivers to apply for the new […]

NON-PROFIT THE BROTHERHOOD SISTER SOL OP...

The community center strives to build on its legacy of youth-led activism through access and opportunity for children of New York City and across the country NEW YORK, April 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, New YorkYouth development and social justice non-profit organization The Brotherhood Sister Sol (BroSis) is proud to announce the opening of their […]

Leading environmental engineering compan...

Get Nevada Business News & PR delivered daily straight to your inbox. April 7, 2022 By Press release leave a comment Broadbent, a full-service environmental, water resources, and civil engineering company, is pleased to announce its support and charitable contribution to the Nevada Science Center and the McCaw School of Mines. Both nonprofits are located […]

Op-Ed: Why business and higher education...

The radical realignment of workers known as the Great Resignation shook the business world. There are signs that it may be about to accelerate even faster, making labor shortages and difficulties in retaining talent permanent fixtures in our economy. In higher education, we understand the difficult situation. From national demographic trends of declining enrollment to […]

Hendrix Program Leader Honored for Inter...

CONWAY, Ark. (April 6, 2022) – Dr. Peter Gess was recently recognized by NAFSA: The Association of International Educators with the 2022 Arkansas State Award in recognition of his contributions to the field of international education, Arkansas State and NAFSA Region III (which includes Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas). Dr. Gess became the College’s first […]

Riverside Industry 18th Annual In-Person...

EASTHAMPTON — Riverside Industries is introducing a hybrid-style format for its popular fundraising auction this year — an ongoing silent auction and an in-person auction scheduled for this Friday. The non-profit organization uses proceeds from the annual event in its mission to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live full lives. The silent auction […]

Community Forum: The Intersection of Hou...

What do we know about the housing market in Berks County? We know that house prices are rising dramatically. We know that much of the housing stock is ageing, particularly in the town of Reading and the immediate suburbs. Is there a sufficient supply of affordable housing? What about rental accommodation? Looking at demographics can […]

Leadership Fellowships Available to Supp...

The Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) announces new scholarships for nonprofit leadership training supporting Black, Indigenous, and Color managers and executives serving Sonoma-based organizations Santa Rosa, California, April 4, 2022 – The Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) is pleased to announce new scholarships for its 2022 Learning & Leadership programs. Through […]

Four takeaways on the future of higher e...

UNC Charlotte brought together two national leaders, Governor Jeb Bush and Secretary Janet Napolitano, for this year’s 11th Annual Chancellor’s Lecture Series on Tuesday, March 22. Susan DeVore ’81, Chair of the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees, moderated the bipartisan conversation. While Napolitano and Bush represent different political parties, they agreed and emphasized the essential […]

UF and Scripps Florida Complete Integrat...

The UF Scripps Biomedical Research Campus in Jupiter, Florida. (Matthew Sturgess/4th Avenue Photography & Video) Courtesy of UF Health BY DOUG BENNETT Two of the nation’s most respected research institutes have completed their transaction that adds a power plant in Florida intended to accelerate the pace of biomedical discovery that benefits patients. Effective April 2, […]

MGB withdraws Westborough expansion plan

By Dakota Antelman and Laura Hayes A rendering shows the proposed outpatient clinic that MGB hoped to build in Westborough. (Photo/Courtesy Mass Gen. Brigham) WESTBOROUGH – Mass General Brigham (MGB) will not come to Westborough. Just over a year after presenting its first such plan, the healthcare giant withdrew its offer on Friday to open […]

Non-profit associations: beware! – Bill

A bill making its way through the Minnesota Legislature would be terribly damaging to Minnesota nonprofits. And, unfortunately, it looks like it has legs. Senate File 4359 and House File 4682 were filed this week. They cap the salary of anyone working for a nonprofit that receives any type of state grant at the amount […]

Tokyo high schools drop notorious black ...

From April 1, students in Tokyo’s public high schools will enjoy greater freedom in the way they dress and act. Photo: Stanislav Kogiku/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Public high school students in Tokyo will no longer need to dye their natural hair black or wear designated, often white, underwear colors, ending rules increasingly criticized as […]

Business owner makes it easy to go green...

Breon Clemons started GoGreen Farms and Greenhouses in 2019, and in just three years he has expanded his food and agribusiness hub from a small 5,000 square foot Portsmouth warehouse to a much larger warehouse of around 70,000 square feet just off Pruden Boulevard in the Suffolk Virginia Regional Commerce Park. His business started serving […]

New software to help discover valuable c...

image: Former BTI postdoc Max Helf developed Metaboseek after watching his lab mates struggle with data analysis software. to see Continued Credit: Biognosys AG As a postdoctoral research associate in the lab of BTI faculty member Frank Schroeder, Max Helf saw his lab mates continually struggle when analyzing data. So he decided to do something […]

How many votes does it take to make a “f

I am stunned by what the Russian people are not allowed to know about their war against Ukraine. Earlier this month, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a new law criminalizing reporting that contradicts the government’s version of events. This is a far cry from the First Amendment to the US Constitution, which states that the […]

UPMC Matilda Theiss Health Center aims t...

Today, UPMC leaders marked the return of the UPMC Matilda H. Theiss Health Center in the Hill District area. The clinic has been a staple of this community for decades, working to address health disparities by providing services to patients who need them most. “Caring for our community is part of who we are as […]

Will the pandemic’s strong charitable gi

Dr. Andrew Weyrich and Adam Cohen As we mark two years of life with COVID-19, it looks like we can finally return to the pre-pandemic world. And while we should be wary of premature celebrations – if nothing else, the SARS-CoV-2 virus has shown incredible resilience and adaptability – this is certainly a good time. […]

District of Columbia aims to prevent mig...

(Stock) The nation’s capital wants building owners to be smarter. A new law proposed by the Washington City Council aims to prevent hundreds of migrating birds from slamming against windows and falling to their deaths, DCist reported. New buildings should include materials qualified as “bird safe” to prevent such collisions, including screens or decals on […]

Sisters Health Foundation Makes Endowmen...

PARKERSBURG — The Sisters Health Foundation has announced several personnel changes. Effective January 1, 2023, Marian Clowes will join the staff in the newly created position of Associate Director. Clowes has 25 years of experience and is the associate director of community leadership at the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation. “His collaborative spirit and […]

Shero’s Rise and Mount Saint Mary’s Univ

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Los Angeles, California, March 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shero’s Rise, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering and supporting girls, has partnered with Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles to bring more than 200 young women […]

Harvard, meet the locals of Allston-Brig...

The university’s expansion plan looks like the move of a for-profit entity Re “‘We don’t want another seaport here’: Coalition of community groups push for more public comment on Allston’s Harvard development plans” by Jon Chesto (Business, March 16): In As a longtime New Yorker who has seen similar large-scale expansions of Columbia University and […]

26 exemplary students awarded the Order ...

Twenty-six students – ranging from engineering to biology to education and others across the institution – have been named 2021-22 recipients of the Order of Pegasus, the most prestigious student award in UCF for those who display incredible academic achievement, academic involvement, leadership, and community service. This year’s recipients join UCF having already accomplished incredible […]

USRA launches space research program wit...

The non-profit Universities Space Research Association (USRA) has launched a science and technology research program with the US Space Force and Air Force research laboratory at seven universities, according to a press release issued. Monday. The announcement says the program, dubbed the University Consortium Research Opportunity (UCRO) initiative, will serve as a “critical partnership between […]

4 keys to a fair economic recovery after...

Inauguration (photo: John McCarten/City Council) A month before COVID-19 sweeps through the five boroughs, headlines about New York City historic economic growth abounded. Yet even as the city’s economy grew to historic highs, a crisis of inequality persisted in black and brown communities, which faced higher unemployment rates, less investment and growth, poorer health outcomes […]

Atomic Wins “Best Transaction Banking So

The recognition further validates Atomic’s market-leading payroll connectivity solutions for the financial services industry. SALT LAKE CITY, March 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Atomic, the market-leading provider of payroll connectivity, has been named the winner of the sixth annual FinTech Breakthrough Awards for “Best Transaction Banking Solution.” This price follows that of the company $40 million […]

Arkansas’ artistic renaissance

I visit the Art Group Gallery at Pleasant Ridge Town Center in West Little Rock with Bob Snider, a longtime friend who worked for U.S. Senator John L. McClellan in Washington, DC, before returning to Arkansas to launch a career in the financial sector. sector. When Snider retired in 2008, he started painting. “You can’t […]

Israel is the 9th happiest country in th...

People gather on a seaside promenade in Tel Aviv on May 6, 2021. (Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images) (JTA) — Israel is the ninth happiest country in the world, according to the World Happiness Report, a project of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Israel has slowly moved up the rankings in recent years, […]

Executions by firing squad get green lig...

By MEG KINNARD COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — South Carolina gave the go-ahead to executions by firing squad, a method codified in state law last year after a decade-long hiatus from execution death sentences due to the state’s inability to procure lethal injection drugs. The state Department of Corrections said Friday that renovations have been completed […]

Banducci fans, haters sign up

There are two schools of thought on the North Idaho College Board of Trustees. Everyone gets as much support as possible. The college has seen many changes in the past year, from the firing of the former president without cause to the recommendation of probation by a panel representing the institution’s accrediting body. These changes, […]

Walton’s Whole Health Institute Announce

BENTONVILLE — Tracy Gaudet has stepped down as founding executive director of the Whole Health Institute, the nonprofit group announced Monday. Walt Cooper assumed the role of general manager on Monday, according to spokeswoman Beth Bobbitt. He was hired Jan. 3 as general manager of healthcare initiatives — overseeing planning, budget and operations, she said. […]

The 2022 Summit of the Americas will tak...

NEW YORK, NY, March 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concordia has announced that it will hold its 2022 Summit of the Americas in Miami, Florida in July 2022. The Concordia Summit of the Americas was originally scheduled to take place alongside the ninth Summit of the Americas in June in Los Angeles, California. Concordia, in […]

Diane Kaplan steps down as CEO of the Ra...

Rasmuson Foundation President and CEO Diane Kaplan speaks during a press conference Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at Lousaac Place in Anchorage. (Loren Holmes/DNA) Diane Kaplan, who spearheaded the Rasmuson Foundation’s growth into a major Alaskan philanthropic organization organization, will retire early next year after 26 years. Kaplan said the January death of the foundation’s chairman, […]

United Health Foundation invests in nonp...

The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has awarded a three-year, $2 million grant to HealthNet Inc., a nonprofit healthcare provider serving Indiana, to expand access to primary and behavioral health care in Indiana’s Morgan and Monroe counties, as well as high-poverty areas of Indianapolis. “I am very pleased to […]

What happens to nonprofits when student ...

By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press When the pandemic shut down schools two years ago, Scott Losavio faced a problem that plagues students, administrators, and communities around the world: What happens when all the student volunteers disappear? As a service coordinator at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Losavio helps students fulfill the school’s requirement […]

USDA Creates $35 Million Funding Opportu...

The United States Department of Agriculture announced this week (March 9, 2022) approximately $35 million in funding available for community and nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and tribal entities that help farmers and historically underserved and veteran ranchers to own and operate successful farms. Funding is made through the USDA Outreach and Assistance Program […]

Editorial: Taxing Students, Patients Ins...

Pittsburgh may have been built by the high-profit steel, coal, and glass industries, but today its economy is driven by high-value nonprofits. There are higher education institutions. The University of Pittsburgh is one of the largest in a state packed with post-secondary schools. Carnegie Mellon University is one of the most respected in the world […]

Saint Louis University student honored a...

ST. LOUIS — Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities working to advance public goals for higher education, has named 173 student civic leaders who will make up the organization’s 2022-2023 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Marquis Govan, an undergraduate student studying social work and sociology at Saint Louis University, will join students […]

Which companies left Russia: the list of...

Tech companies around the world are pulling out of Russia. Jakub Porzycki/Getty Images This story is part War in UkraineCNET’s coverage of events there and the wider effects on the world. As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues, a number of tech companies have said they will stop selling products and services in the country. […]

San Diego Botanical Garden Launches Medi...

Prebys subsidizes the project; includes regional collaboration The San Diego Botanical Garden in Encinitas is expanding its conservation and preservation efforts from plants to medicine with a $384,000 grant from the Conrad Prebys Foundation, the garden announced March 8. Through the new National Medicinal Plant Collection and Research Consortium, the garden will collaborate with Salk […]

How Russian oligarchs funnel money to Am...

ACDC investigators have found that a group of wealthy Russians, many of whom are suspected of various forms of kleptocracy or foreign policy interference, have donated hundreds of millions to American charities, some even serving on the board administration of these organizations. The ACDC has identified seven oligarchs directly linked to US political interference campaigns […]

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Legislation proposed by a group of current and former students to prevent sexual assault and support survivors on college campuses was defeated by Maine colleges and universities at a hearing on Tuesday. State-funded social service organizations, including the Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence, and Pine Tree Legal Assistance, supported […]

WMCAT Relaunches Virtual Speaker Series

A local nonprofit brings together national thought leaders and local stakeholders to explore the interconnectedness of systems that impact community prosperity through a series of virtual speakers. The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology said registration is now open for a three-week virtual series, WMCAT 20/20: Exploring Intersecting Visions for the Future, which will […]

Senate OK committee bill to replace Kent...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky Senate panel on Monday unanimously approved legislation that would require Kentucky State University’s board of trustees to be replaced by April 1. Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear could appoint eight members to an entirely new board, which would be confirmed by the Senate. Three places would go to members elected […]

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SPONSORED CONTENT PRESENTED BY EPICOSITY Quick, think of a bank or cash register announcement… What do you imagine? A young smiling man with the keys to his new car? An older couple gardening or biking? A photo of their new mortgage officers? The sincere promise that their employees make all the difference? How about a […]

Margo Tiller, who imagined OUR center, r...

Margo Tiller was the kind of person who observed a problem and did something about it, those who knew her said. A bold pioneer, known for her white hair and sparkling blue eyes, Tiller was a strong advocate for the marginalized. As a pastoral minister at Spirit of Peace Catholic Church, she was part of […]

Tuition-free college movement gains mome...

College Promise programs, as tuition-free initiatives are commonly referred to, enjoy broad support across the political spectrum. Forty-seven states and DC have at least one such program at the college, city, or state level. There are 33 statewide programs that cover tuition at community colleges or universities and higher education, and experts say the number […]

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Courtesy of Kelly Lee (NEW YORK) — Matthew and Christy Johnson describe watching Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as “heartbreaking.” The Johnsons, of Littleton, Colorado, are among hundreds of families in the United States who were in the process of adopting a Ukrainian child when the conflict broke out. “It’s like living in a nightmare,” Matthew […]

Jewish groups praise House committee for...

(March 3, 2022 / JNS) The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday introduced a bill that would authorize $500 million in annual funding for the nonprofit Security Grants Program (NSGP), which provides funds for strengthen the security of targeted non-profit institutions such as places of worship, day schools, museums and community centers. The Nonprofit […]

Amazon enlists national adult-serving no...

National University Selected as National Education Provider for Amazon’s Career Choice Program, Making Tuition-Free Education Available to Amazon’s 750,000 Hourly Employees SAN DIEGO (March 3, 2022) – National University (NU), the flagship institution of the National University System, which includes three universities serving more than 45,000 students, has been selected by Amazon to serve as […]

Russian-Ukrainian war: California-based ...

UKRAINE (KGO) – As war continues in Ukraine, a California-based nonprofit is helping disabled Ukrainians flee to neighboring countries. It’s a daring rescue that requires mobilization in the war zone. “For example, with a quadriplegic, if they’re on the 9th or 7th floor when there’s this alarm that there might be a bomb, they don’t […]

Colorado’s only black-led community foun

Colorado welcomed its only black-led community foundation with the launch of the AYA Foundation on Monday. Led by the Black Business Initiative as a philanthropic arm, the foundation aims to provide both programs and funds to entrepreneurs and organizations that support the black community. “Aya” is a West African symbol of endurance and resourcefulness. “The […]

Supreme Court nominee heads to Senate fo...

“Until that happens, we will continue to level the playing field to advance our progressive values,” Kurtz wrote on Medium. Support from the right Jackson will also meet with Senate Judiciary Chairman Richard J. Durbin of Illinois and Ranking Member Charles E. Grassley of Iowa on Wednesday. Prior to that, Jackson’s nomination garnered support from […]

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NATIONAL JEWISH HEALTH denver News: No visit to Paris is complete without a stop at the Moulin Rouge, but it didn’t take a passport and a plane ticket to sample the legendary nightclub when National Jewish Health held its signature fundraiser. “Celebrating the Moulin Rouge” was the theme for the 25th annual Beaux Arts Ball, […]

US Department of State Announces Top Pro...

WASHINGTON, February 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The US Department of State, in conjunction with the Institute of International Education (IIE), released lists of more than 125 U.S. institutions of higher learning that sent the most U.S. Fulbright students and U.S. scholars abroad in the 2021-2022 academic year. The 2021-2022 rosters include nine Asian American and […]

Best Credit Union 2022: Travis Credit Un...

Travis Credit Union, headquartered in Vacaville, is a non-profit cooperative financial institution serving those who live or work in Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Napa, Contra Costa, Alameda, Sonoma , Colusa, and Merced Counties. Travis Credit Union is currently the 12th largest credit union in California with over 217,000 members and over $4.7 […]

Biden administration expands permits for...

1/4 Biden administration officials issued a seventh blanket license from the Treasury Department to expand authorizations for business with Afghanistan under sanctions. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License picture February 26 (UPI) — Top Biden administration officials issued a blanket license to expand permits for business transactions in Afghanistan to deal with the country’s financial […]

Cornerstone Advisors Asset Management Aw...

BETHLEHEM, Pa.—Feb. 25 2022— Cornerstone Advisors Asset Management, LLC, one of the nation’s largest independent financial advisory firms specializing in the management of institutional assets, qualified and unqualified pension plans, private wealth and philanthropic services, announced its inaugural Cornerstone Cares program by awarding $21,000 to local organizations in the Lehigh Valley. “At Cornerstone, we strive […]

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Angela Su: Arise, Hong Kong to VeniceArsenal, Campo della Tana, Castle 2126April 23 – November 27, 2022Organizing institutions: M+, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and Hong Kong Arts Development Councilwww.westkowloon.hk/en/mpluswww.hkadc.org.hkhttp://2022.vbexhibitions.hk angels are listeningLoggia del Temanza, Dorsoduro 1602April 23 – November 27, 2022Organizing institution: Centro Studi e Documentazione della Cultura Armena APOLLO, APOLLO Rue du Ridotto […]

Hochul calls for transfer of $150 millio...

In an effort to give small entrepreneurs in underbanked communities better access to capital, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced Thursday that she plans to ask the federal government to approve a $150 million transfer. to community development financial institutions. Those federal dollars, which she said would represent the largest such investment in the state’s […]

Atlantic Cape recognized as a Leader Col...

MAYS LANDING – Atlantic Cape Community College has been recertified as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream (ATD), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing community colleges as centers of equity and mobility in their communities , for his efforts to ensure the success of all students. “It is truly an honor to be […]

Q&A with RARE-X disease data platform fo

Non-profit organization RARE-X is creating a centralized, easily accessible data hub for all rare disease patient data that can help researchers answer questions about existing disorders, discover new ones, and to find treatments. It grew out of the work Nicole Boice, Founder and Chief Engagement Officer of RARE-X, did with Global Genes. This organization supports […]

Economist and environmentalist to speak ...

SALISBURY — Author and activist Winona LaDuke will travel to Catawba on Tuesday to speak about indigenity, intersectionality and inspiration. LaDuke has worn many hats over the years. She is an economist, writer, activist and hemp grower. She graduated from Harvard and Antioch universities. She is best known for her activism with Native American populations […]