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Team Tassy Kicks off Third Annual “Run Across Haiti” Ultra-marathon for Families in Poverty

Runners tackle 230-mile, seven-day ultra-marathon across Haiti to raise $200,000 to end poverty Press Release - PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — February 18, 2017 — Team Tassy (www.teamtassy.org) is a nonprofit that accompanies ...
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FareStart and Amazon Cook-up New Foodservice Job Training Program

Amazon donating more than 25,000 square feet of retail space in heart of Seattle campus to support living wage career opportunities for people living in poverty Press Release - SEATTLE (February ...
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New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera’s Bring the Family to the Opera Begins in March

Press Release - (Fort Lee, New Jersey; February 15, 2017) – The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), resumes in ...
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The ASCAP Foundation Announces 2017 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award Recipients

Press Release - New York, NY, February 16, 2017: The ASCAP Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2017 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. The program was established in 2002 ...
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Research Calls for New Approach to Youth Employment Training Strategies in Africa

Youth Livelihood Diaries Shed New Light on Working Lives of African Youth Press Release - KIGALI, Rwanda — Innovative research released today by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for ...
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Help Me Grow Western New York Awarded $1.8 Million Grant for Child Development Program

Niagara University will manage the grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Press Release - NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Help Me Grow Western New York has been awarded a $1.8 ...
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Bunker Labs DC and JPMorgan Chase Host The Muster DC to Showcase Local Veteran Entrepreneurs

Press Release - Washington DC | February 23, 2017: Bunker Labs DC, a 501(c)3 organization committed to veteran entrepreneurship, will host The Muster DC on February 23, 2017, to showcase and ...
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YWCA Voices Support for Those Covered by the Deferred Action Childhood Arrival Program

Press Release - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a critical immigration program that allows undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of ...
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Mario Lopez And Other Stars Will Shine For Individuals With Down Syndrome At Gigi’s Playhouse 2017 “i have a voice” Chicagoland Gala

Press Release - HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL – GiGi’s Playhouse Inc. is thrilled to announce that Mario Lopez, Emmy-winning host of hit entertainment show “Extra,” will be the celebrity Guest of Honor ...
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Anti-Poverty Nonprofit FPWA Applauds City Council Speaker Viverito For Proposed Racial and Gender Equity Impact Assessments for Select Government Agencies

Press Release - (New York, NY) – FPWA released the following statement today in response to New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s State of the City proposal to institute legislation ...
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Big Improvements to Brain-Computer Interface

Newly developed “glassy carbon” electrodes transmit more robust signals to restore motion in people with damaged spinal cords. Press Release - SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2017) — When people suffer ...
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Halstead Property Collects Nearly 3,500 Coats for Annual New York Cares Coat Drive

Firm Ranks as the #1 Real Estate Corporate Donor in NYC for Second Consecutive Year Press Release - NEW YORK, NY - As part of their ongoing philanthropic efforts, Halstead Property’s ...
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New Neeson Cripps Academy Will Bring World-Class Education Into Phnom Penh’s Poorest Communities

Press Release - A new, state of the art education facility in the heart of Steung Meanchey’s most impoverished communities will open on February 16th, just 300 metres from where the ...
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DKT Brazil Launches Safe Sex Campaign during Carnival 2017, Distributing 100,000 of Brazil’s Most Popular Prudence Condom

Press Release - Washington, D.C. DKT Brazil launches ‘Don’t Be Panda, Be Prudence’ campaign to promote safe sex leading up to and during Carnival celebrations. DKT will be distributing 100,000 Prudence ...
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ASEAN Fish Production To Rise Policies And Technology Needed To Ensure Sustainability

Press Release - (February 16, 2017) A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24% of global output by 2030. “Fish to 2050 in the ...
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Preparing for a Summer of Volunteering with Projects Abroad

Students can reach out to the world by volunteering abroad this summer Press Release - NEW YORK – February 15, 2017 – Summer season is the busy season for Projects ...
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2017 Dole Caregiver Fellows Announced

Military and Veteran Caregivers Advocate for 5.5 Million Hidden Heroes Caring for Wounded, Ill and Injured Veterans Press Release - Washington, D.C. —The Elizabeth Dole Foundation today announced its 2017 ...
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Shannen Doherty to Host Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation’s First Annual Gratitude Gala on Saturday March 4, 2017 in Los Angeles

Exclusive Event Shines a Light on AHWF's Fantastic Volunteers, Donors and Superheroes Who Help the Noteworthy Non-Profit Save Lives and Create Change Press Release - LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15, 2017 ...
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Miracle Flights and World Pediatric Project Continue Mission of Hope for Sick Children

To-Date, More Than 700 Children Have Received Care in Low Resource Countries Press Release - LAS VEGAS and RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Since combining efforts to combat ...
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Nearly a Third of Non-Profit Institutional Investors Say They Make “Mission-Related” Investments, According to Cambridge Associates Survey

The Environment and Climate Change are Key Areas of Focus as Most Mission-Related Investors (Often Called Impact Investors) Intend to Increase These Allocations Press Release - BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - February ...
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National Nonprofit Little Kids Rock® & Epiphone Team Up To Support Music Education In Public Schools

Nancy Wilson of Heart to serve as Artist Ambassador to help bring instruments to U.S. public school music programs Press Release - Verona, NJ/Nashville, TN February 14, 2017 –Epiphone Instruments ...
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Shifting Sands of Time: Scimitar-Horned Oryx Returns To Sahara

Conservation collaboration reintroduces iconic antelopes to their desert home after nearly 20-year absence Press Release - Conservationists from ZSL (Zoological Society of London) are celebrating the return of the iconic ...
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Equality Florida Applauds Passage Of Historic LGBTQ Protections In Jacksonville

Press Release - JACKSONVILLE, FL -- Today, after years of hard work and courageous advocacy from the local LGBTQ residents, businesses owners, faith voices and community leaders, the Jacksonville City ...
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Nearly 35,000 Lunchtime Cookies Sold At Houlihan’s Restaurants Translates To More Than $17,000 Donated Through Its Cookies For A Cause Campaign

Introduced in May 2016, the campaign benefitted 10 charities in 9 different markets Press Release - LEAWOOD, Kan. (Feb. 9, 2017) – In May of last year, Houlihan’s Restaurants launched ...
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Semi-Finalists Named In MacArthur Competition For $100 Million Grant

Press Release - Chicago, IL, February 15, 2017 – Eight bold solutions to critical social problems were named semi-finalists today in 100&Change, a global competition for a single $100 million ...
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Global Impact Investing Network Appoints Prudential’s Mark B. Grier As New Board Chair

Grier’s Appointment Signals Leadership Role For Prudential Among Institutional Investors In Impact Investing Press Release - February 15, 2017. The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) today announced the appointment of Mark ...
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Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces Special Photography Collection To Be Featured During Christie’s April 2017 Photography Sale

25 photographs in recognition of EJAF's 25th year to be auctioned on April 6, 2017 Press Release - NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) ...
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Dr. Richard Besser Named New President, CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Press Release - PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Besser, former acting director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and ABC News' current Chief Health ...
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New Lab Will Help Community And Place-Based Foundations Close Information Gaps

Applications for the Knight Community Information Lab accepted through March 24 Press Release - MIAMI – Feb. 13, 2017 – The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced a ...
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CARE Launches “Walk In Her Shoes” Campaign, Announces Sheryl Sandberg as Honorary Chair

Facebook COO, CARE’s Michelle Nunn to discuss campaign for world’s women and girls via live video Press Release - ATLANTA (Feb. 13, 2017) — The global humanitarian organization CARE today announced ...
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Omidyar Network Invests In Property Rights Startup Landmapp To Help Ghanaian Farmers Document Their Land

Press Release - WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Omidyar Network announced today that it has invested in Landmapp BV, an Amsterdam-based property rights company that enables smallholder farmers to ...
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U.S. Scientists Receive Inaugural $87 Million Grand Challenge Awards To Accelerate Global Progress To Beat Cancer Sooner

A landmark global fund established to dramatically accelerate progress against cancer has made its first awards divided between several pioneering research teams, which contain leading U.S.-based academics Awarded projects will ...
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YWCA Statement On The Confirmation of Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services

Press Release - YWCA USA is disappointed that the Senate has confirmed Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services, despite his troubling voting record on issues that impact the ...
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Stephanie Mills, Orfeh, Lucas Steele and NBC’s Gus Rosendale Join the Amazing Line-Up of BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!

A Benefit for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Hosted by Broadway’s Julie Halston Directed by Carl Andress Monday February 27, 2017 Edison Ball Room, NYC Press Release - NEW YORK CITY: Stephanie ...
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SDL Student Employee Takes First Place Prize at Space Conference

Press Release - LOGAN, UTAH, February 8, 2017 – The Space Dynamics Laboratory announced today that Utah State University student employee Simon Shuster was recognized as providing the best student paper ...
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BOBS from Skechers and Best Friends Animal Society Team Up This Valentine’s Day to “Give Love ”

The Two Week Campaign will Offer $14 Pet Adoptions at Participating Shelters Across the Nation To Help Fans Find their Perfect Pair Press Release - MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (February 2017) — ...
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Healthy Relationships Initiative Launches With Kick-Off Community Events

UNCG and Phillips Foundation partner to make strong, positive relationships a public health priority Press Release - Greensboro, N.C. (Jan. 31, 2017) – The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) ...
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Wine Industry Executive Joins Hope For The Warriors Board Of Directors

Caroline Shaw, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Jackson Family Wines of California, joins national nonprofit Press Release - SPRINGFIELD, Va. (Feb 8, 2016) – For more than 10 ...
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Statement by The Nature Conservancy Regarding the Climate Leadership Council’s Carbon Dividends Plan

Press Release - Arlington, VA (February 8, 2017) -- The Nature Conservancy applauds the Climate Leadership Council’s initiative in issuing “The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends,” a proposal for a gradually ...
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Dr. Luis Freddy Molano of Community Healthcare Network Named ACAP Leadership in Advocacy Award Honorable Mention Winner; Nominated by Amida Care

Press Release - New York, NY (February 8, 2017) — The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) yesterday named Dr. Luis Freddy Molano, Vice President of Infectious Diseases and LGBTQ Programs ...
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