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From Boston To Birmingham: 25 Historic Main Street Districts Across America Vie For $2 Million In Grants Decided By Public Vote During Partners In Preservation Campaign

American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Have Provided $19 Million in Funding Through This Program Press Release - New York, NY -- September 25, 2017 -- American ...
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Chesapeake Conservancy Joins 1% for the Planet Network

Press Release - (Annapolis, Md.) – Chesapeake Conservancy today was accepted as a nonprofit partner of the 1% for the Planet network, an initiative that connects businesses, individuals, and nonprofits ...
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The Y Highlights “Us” in Communities Across the U.S. Through Second Phase of Nationwide Campaign

“For a better us.” campaign creative focuses on uniting people and strengthening community bonds through programs and resources available at the Y Press Release - CHICAGO, (September 25, 2017)—Today, YMCA ...
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Kaiser Permanente Pledges $1 Million to Mexico Earthquake Aid

Contributions to International Medical Corps will support immediate relief and recovery efforts Press Release - OAKLAND, Calif. – Kaiser Permanente today pledged $1 million to support first responders’ efforts in ...
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DeVos Rescinds Critical Title IX Guidance

Press Release - STATEMENT BY YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo “Today’s Department of Education’s decision to rescind a Title IX guidance on sexual assault in schools truly fails victims ...
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Raul Russi Announces $1 Million Donation To Puerto Rico Relief

Acacia Launches DonatePuertoRico/AyudaPuertoRico Campaign Press Release - New York, NY (September 22, 2017) – Acacia Network, Inc., in response to the most catastrophic hurricane to hit our beloved Island in ...
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Launch of the 2nd Asia Pacific Alternative Finance Industry Report

Cultivating growth Online alternative finance in the Asia-Pacific region grew 136 per cent last year to $245.3 billion, says the second Asia Pacific Alternative Finance Industry Report. The online alternative ...
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Johns Hopkins All Children’s Welcomes New Board Officers for Hospital and Foundation

Press Release - St. Petersburg, Fla. – September 20, 2017 – Johns Hopkins All Children’s welcomes new officers to its two community boards for the hospital and foundation. The Johns ...
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PressureStim a Leonhardt Ventures Co. Announces Licensing of Patent Portfolio for Bioelectric Blood Pressure Management from Neuro Code Tech Holdings LLC Expanding Its Intellectual Property Estate.

Press Release - Santa Monica, California and Albuquerque, New Mexico, September 22nd, 2017 - PressureStim, an emerging leader in bioelectric blood pressure management announced today that the Company has entered ...
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USDA’S SNAP-Ed Grants Common Threads $1 Million To Expand Nutrition Education To Children In Texas’ Six Largest Counties

The nonprofit will bring health and wellness education to over 42,000 individuals across Texas this school year Press Release - AUSTIN, TEXAS (SEPTEMBER 21, 2017) – Common Threads, a nonprofit ...
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New Study Reveals 214 Million Women Have an Unmet Need for Modern Contraception

DKT International highlights World Contraception Day as increased education and access to reproductive health services remains crucial Press Release - Washington, D.C.: New data released by The Guttmacher Institute shows ...
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The Body Shop Taps Urban Airship’s Mobile Wallet Engagement to Amplify its Forever Against Animal Testing Campaign

Supporters can add a Forever Against Animal Testing wallet pass to their smartphone, share it with friends, and get the latest news and progress Press Release - LONDON, UK and ...
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Creating Jewish Leadership in Impact Investing: LAVAN Announces First Fellowship Cohort!

Press Release - From large financial institutions to the world’s most influential philanthropic foundations, impact investing has emerged as powerful tool for social change, and a decisive point of attraction ...
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Digital Impact Grants $200K to Drive Digital Data Research & Innovation for Global Good

Stanford PACS initiative expands its growing network of partners internationally with grants to seven social impact organizations across Africa, Europe, and the U.S. Press Release - Stanford, CA - Digital ...
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Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Team Up to Launch “Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids!” Contest to Empower the Next Generation of Leaders to be Fiscally Fit

-- Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! Launches New Pledge Contest for a Chance to Win $10,000 for Schools and $1,000 for a Charity of their Choice, PLUS New Resources for Educators ...
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Science of Identity Foundation Contributes for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Press Release - AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Science of Identity Foundation has donated $2,500 to the Red Cross ® and $2,500 to SEWA International for the Hurricane ...
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Annual 24 Hr National Cancer Fundraiser Looks To Regain Strength After Last Year’s Paypal Attack

2016 Cyber Attack Stripped Cancer Fighting Charities Across the US of Crucial Fundraising Dollars Internet Assault Halted Nearly $100,000 in Donations Distributed to Cancer Related Organizations Through National Be Bold, ...
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Grants Catalyze Innovative Food-Oriented Development Projects In 23 Communities

The Kresge Foundation awards $4.6M in implementation grants for projects that combine healthy food & Creative Placemaking as part of the FreshLo initiative Press Release - September 20, 2017 (DETROIT) ...
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Gene Editing Technology Developer Awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

Feng Zhang Recognized for Commitment to Invention, Collaboration and Mentorship Press Release - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (September 19, 2017) – Dr. Feng Zhang, a pioneer of the revolutionary CRISPR gene editing ...
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New Digital Marketing and Social Giving Technology, Aidbox, Launches in Partnership with Beyond Type 1, Degoo, Care2

Press Release - NEW YORK — Aidbox, a Swedish-founded digital marketing and social giving technology that will allow everyone with an email address to give back to charity, launched today ...
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Reading Team Founder Wins International Education Award

Press Release - NEW YORK CITY, September 20, 2017, 9:15 am, EST – Reading Team founder Maureen Rover has won the World of Children Education Award for 2017, which will ...
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Penn Researchers Identify New Target, Develop New Drug for Cancer Therapies

New approach blocks key growth enzyme as well as the process that causes resistance to current treatments Press Release - PHILADELPHIA – Opening up a new pathway to fight cancer, ...
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Global Impact, Blackbaud, Council on Foundations, & Foundation Center Partner to Promote Global Goals Mapping: A Resource for Social Good Organizations

Organizations can now map their gifts, employee volunteer hours and donations to the SDGs Press Release - Alexandria, V.A. (September 19, 2017) — In collaborative partnership, Global Impact, Blackbaud, Council ...
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AIDS Services Foundation Orange County Promotes Sandra Boodman To Senior Director Of Programs

Accomplished Clinical Director with Extensive Experience in Nonprofit Management Will Oversee Array of Programs Press Release - AIDS Services Foundation Orange County (ASF)—a nonprofit AIDS service organization that has helped ...
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UFC® Announces National Charitable Partnership With Miracle Flights

Press Release - Las Vegas – UFC®, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, today announced a new national charitable partnership with Miracle Flights, the nation’s leading nonprofit health and ...
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TrueCar And Team Red, White & Blue Partner For 4,600-Mile Journey Across America

At the End of the Relay, TrueCar Will Give Away a Van to One Deserving Veteran or Active Service Military Member Press Release - SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Sept. 18, 2017) ...
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Anoushka Shankar Joins Documentary Premiere on Child Sex Trafficking at Raindance Film Festival

Sitar Player and Composer Narrates Film Telling Untold Stories of Sex Slavery in India Press Release - LONDON, Sept. 14, 2017 — Anoushka Shankar—Grammy-award nominated musician, daughter of sitar legend ...
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GM Invests in STEM Education to Boost Women in Tech

General Motors recently pledged $850,000 to facilitate greater STEM engagement among girls and teachers. IT executive Monica Eaton-Cardone praises GM’s efforts and urges other companies to commit to supporting more ...
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LBD Wines Announces Collaboration With Dress For Success In Celebration Of 20th Anniversary

Wine Brand Spokesperson Jana Kramer to Support Fundraising and Awareness Efforts Press Release - NEW YORK, NY (September 18, 2017) – Today, the award-winning LBD Wines, is proud to announce ...
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More than 300 Companies Commit to Set Ambitious Science-Based Climate Targets, Including 50 U.S. Businesses

Adobe, NIKE Inc., Merck and Telefónica among latest companies to join the Science Based Targets initiative ahead of Climate Week in New York Press Release - NEW YORK (September 18, ...
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Unitus Seed Fund’s Investments Impact 1.2 Million Lives Across India

Revenues have grown 106 per cent YoY and Investees have raised 3.64x additional capital Press Release - 18 September 2017, Bangalore: Unitus Seed Fund, India’s leading impact venture fund investing ...
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City Year Chicago Embarks Upon New Year Of Service To CPS Students

230 AmeriCorps Members Prepare to Help 26 Schools Sustain Achievements & Positive Change Press Release - CHICAGO, IL – Today at 4pm City Year Chicago’s (CYChi) incoming cohort of 230 ...
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Rihanna’s 3rd Annual Diamond Ball Raises Over $5 Million To Benefit The Clara Lionel Foundation

The Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) and ofo Partner to Send 7,500 Girls to Secondary School In Malawi Press Release - New York, NY (September 15, 2017) – The Clara ...
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US SIF Foundation Releases Resource Guide For Retail Investors: “Getting Started In Sustainable And Impact Investing”

Press Release - WASHINGTON, D.C., September 14, 2017 – In response to rapidly growing demand for sustainable, responsible and impact (SRI) investing, the US SIF Foundation today released a new ...
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Bill Austin, Founder of Starkey Hearing Foundation, named First Goodwill Global Ambassador for Ear and Hearing Health

Ambassadorship announced during high-level event on hearing health at United Nations headquarters with President Bill Clinton Press Release - MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 15, 2017) – The International Federation for Peace & ...
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“Blood Ivory” Is The Hard-Hitting New Documentary Series About U.S. Veterans Combatting Elephant Ivory Poaching Syndicates In Tanzania

Press Release - Discovery’s Animal Planet and Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife (VETPAW), a U.S. nonprofit that employs U.S. Veterans to protect endangered wildlife teamed up for “Blood Ivory,” ...
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10,000 Beds Launches a Recovery Success Campaign

By sharing stories of recovery, the 501c3 hopes to help more individuals seeking help to overcome their addiction, 10000Beds.org reports Press Release - (Cedar City, Utah) 10,000 Beds, a nationwide ...
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SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Honor Kate Winslet With “Actors Inspiration Award”

Event Takes Place Thursday, November 9, in Beverly Hills Press Release - LOS ANGELES (September 14, 2017) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today it will bestow its Actors Inspiration Award ...
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YWCA: Protect the ACA

Press Release - Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Lindsey O. Graham (R-SC), Dean Heller (R-NV), and Ron Johnson (R-WI) released new legislation that proposes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care ...
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Pratham USA’s New York Chapter Announces Annual Fundraising Gala

Press Release - New York, September 12, 2017 – The New York chapter of Pratham USA, an organization dedicated to bringing quality education to underprivileged children in India, today announced ...
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