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Miracle Flights Closes 2017 with 472 Free Medical Flights Performed in December

Press Release - LAS VEGAS, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's leading medical flight charity Miracle Flights today reported 472 free commercial airline flights provided last month to critically ...
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IIX Supports India-based ERC Eye Care in Securing US$1 Million Investment

Press Release - SINGAPORE – January 17, 2018 – ERC Eye Care (ERC), an impact enterprise that delivers accessible, affordable and inclusive eye care to low-income persons in Northeast India, ...
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Rice’s® Honey Joins Forces with PACE to Promote Pollinator Awareness Worldwide

Press Release - Greeley, CO – January, 2018 – Rice’s® Honey, a leading producer of high quality, U.S. only raw & unfiltered honey, announces its exciting new partnership and commitment ...
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$2.5 Million Gift from Robert Frederick Smith to the Prostate Cancer Foundation is the Largest Donation Ever Dedicated to Advancing Prostate Cancer Research in African-American Men

Establishes New Precision Oncology Center of Excellence (COE) Serving U.S. Veterans, and Honors the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy Press Release - SANTA MONICA, Calif., January 14, ...
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NonprofitCoach™ Announces Recipients of 2018 Global Leaders Fellowship for New and Emerging Nonprofit Executives

Press Release - ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NonprofitCoach TM today announced the ten recipients of the 2018 Global Leaders Fellowship—an exclusive leadership development program for new ...
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Thomson Reuters Foundation Adds Citiscope To Expand Coverage Of Urban Development

Press Release - LONDON (Jan. 17, 2018) – The Thomson Reuters Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the world’s biggest news and information provider, today announced the expansion of its property ...
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Founder of Canada Based Fundraising Agency Joins Leadership Team of Fundraising Research Lab, NextAfter

Brady Josephson joins NextAfter as Vice President of Innovation & Optimization. Press Release - Frisco, TX, January 16, 2017 – NextAfter is pleased to announce its hire of Brady Josephson ...
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Sales of Lingua Franca’s Bold, Brash “Poverty Is Sexist” Sweaters To Benefit Camfed

Portion of Sweater Sales Will Support Education for Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa Press Release - San Francisco, CA – January 11, 2018 – Camfed, the Campaign for Female Education, announced ...
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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Announces Creative Collaboration with Globally Renowned National Geographic Photographer Andrew Mann

Conservation docuseries will shine a light on U.S. freshwater crisis caused by algal blooms Press Release - MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today ...
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Wheat Ridge Ministries to Become We Raise Foundation, an Organization Supporting Christian Nonprofits that Address Poverty, Violence, and Inequality

We Raise Foundation, in addition to grantmaking, will provide beneficiary organizations tools and services to improve their sustainability and maximize community impact Press Release - ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 16, 2018 ...
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CDC Foundation Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for Eleventh Consecutive Year

Press Release - ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the eleventh consecutive year, the CDC Foundation has achieved a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator. Four stars is the highest ...
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KiraGrace Partners with Yoga Medicine Seva Foundation

Press Release - (January 16, 2018, New York, NY) KiraGrace is partnering with the Yoga Medicine Seva Foundation to launch their Spring '18 Seva Legging. The California-based yoga apparel brand ...
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Plan International Finland launches Sheboard Initiative and App

Sheboard app, the keyboard for boosting girls’ confidence, challenges the way we talk to and about girls Press Release - Child rights organization Plan International Finland launches its latest initiative ...
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The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation Finishes 2017 Strong, Helping 89 Dogs in Need by Granting More Than $150,000

Camp Bow Wow Heightens Focus on its Nonprofit and Successfully Increases Total Number of Dog Medical Grants Year-over-Year Press Release - Westminster, Colo. (January 11, 2018) – The Bow Wow ...
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Reelabilities Film Festival: New York Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Homegrown Keep The Change At JCC Manhattan

Festival to open March 8 with Tribeca Film Festival winner in advance of its theatrical release March 16. Film was inspired by, produced on location at, and with the cooperation ...
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The Good Cards Partners with bē’s World Happiness Fest to Create Global Shared Happiness

The Good Cards Supports World Happiness Fest in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, March 16-18, 2018, by Serving as the Happiness-Mission-Based Admission Ticket Press Release - PALO ALTO, CA (12 ...
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IVMF Announces New Appointments to Advisory Board

Press Release - Syracuse, NY, January 12, 2018 -- The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University announces the appointment of two new members to its external ...
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Twitter And Facebook Face First-Ever Shareholder Resolutions Targeting Online Sexual Harassment, Hate Speech And Fake News

New York State Comptroller and Arjuna Capital File Shareholder Proposals Over Concerns That Weak Policies and Enforcement Threaten Long-Term Shareholder Value Press Release - BOSTON & NEW YORK (January 11, ...
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Discovery Education and 3M Recruit America’s Next Top Young Scientist in Annual Middle School Competition

– 11th Annual ‘Young Scientist Challenge’ Opens for Submissions from America’s Young Scientists – Press Release - Silver Spring, Maryland (Thursday, January 11, 2018) – 3M (@3M), a leader in ...
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SDSU Study Finds Women Still Largely Underrepresented in Hollywood

The Celluloid Ceiling study looks at the employment of women on the top grossing films of 2017. Press Release - SAN DIEGO, Calif. (January 11, 2018) — In 2017, one ...
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The Urban Land Institute Receives Gift from Hines to Increase the Number and Visibility of Women in Real Estate Leadership Roles

Press Release - WASHINGTON (January 11, 2018) — The Urban Land Institute (ULI) and ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) have received a $90,000 gift from Hines, the globally renowned real ...
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Silicon Valley Mental Health Startup LARKR Joins reSET’s Nationally Recognized Impact Accelerator Program in Hartford

Press Release - Hartford, CT – January 11, 2018 – Innovative new mental health startup LARKR is excited to announce that it is joining reSET’s nationally recognized Impact Accelerator program ...
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All Hands And Hearts – Smart Response Enters Puerto Rico With A Major Commitment From Radcliffe Foundation To Finance Rebuilding After Hurricanes Irma And Maria

Press Release - NEW YORK, NY, JANUARY 11, 2018 – Today, All Hands and Hearts - Smart Response announced they will be entering Puerto Rico to begin rebuild efforts after ...
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New Report Provides Insight Into Replicable Practices For A Critical Phase Of Impact Investments: Exit

Press Release - NEW YORK, JANUARY 11, 2018 – A report published today by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) reveals a range of available strategies used by investors to ...
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$1.25M Kresge Investment In Chicago Startup Drives New Model For Midwest Climate Change Resilience

Press Release - CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – Fresh Coast Capital, a Midwest-based social enterprise, is filling a market gap by delivering investible green infrastructure projects to municipal governments with the help ...
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Community to Come Together Through the Arts in Englewood

Northern New Jersey Community Foundation Awards Grant to Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund for 13th Annual Englewood Idol Press Release - (Bergen County, New Jersey; January 10, 2018) -- The ...
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Jasco Announces the Availability of EcoSurvivor, a Connected Outdoor Product Line Designed for Camping and Outdoor Adventure

Partnered with MMA fighter Justin Wren, the EcoSurvivor line benefits the global water crisis by donating 50 percent of net proceeds to Water4 and its mission to eradicate the global ...
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Delphine Remy named HealthCorps Ambassador

Press Release - HOUSTON, Texas (January 09, 2018) – HealthCorps.org, a national health and wellness nonprofit founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Lisa Oz, is pleased to announce that it ...
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$53 Billion in Government Aid Did Not Reach Americans in Need According to “Hidden Help: The Unclaimed Poverty Assistance Report”

SNAP, EITC, Medicaid, and CHIP Benefits are Unclaimed Year After Year Due to Lack of Access and Awareness Press Release - January 8, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA) - Communally, the antipoverty ...
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Recycling Must Be Included in the Infrastructure Bill

By Keefe Harrison As Congress and the Trump administration contemplate a $1 trillion investment in infrastructure, the question of how to utilize those dollars looms large. If the focus is ...
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Capital Impact Partners Launches ‘AA’* Rated Investment Opportunity To Support Underserved U.S. Communities

Investors can earn a financial, as well as a social, return on their investments Press Release - Arlington, VA (October 11, 2017) — Capital Impact Partners, a non-profit corporation, certified ...
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Twist Out Cancer Brings Brushes With Cancer Gala And Exhibition To Tel Aviv On Tuesday, March 13

Artists are matched with Israelis touched by cancer to create a unique piece of artwork reflective of their journey with cancer Press Release - January 10, 2018, Tel Aviv – ...
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Taft Museum of Art Announces $5 Million Gift from Sallie Robinson Wadsworth to Endow Chief Curator Position

Press Release - CINCINNATI, OH—Deborah Emont Scott, Louise Taft Semple President/CEO of the Taft Museum of Art, today announced the endowment of the museum’s lead curatorial position. It was made ...
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Hewlett Foundation Invites Applications for Second Year of Its $8 Million Arts Initiative

Ten New Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions Will Go to Bay Area Nonprofits to Support World-Class Theater, Spoken Word and Musical Theater Performances Press Release - MENLO PARK, Calif. (January 9, ...
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Steven Tyler And Live Nation Presents Inaugural Gala Benefitting Janie’s Fund

Evening to Feature 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards® Telecast Viewing and Performance by Steven Tyler and The Loving Mary Band Exclusive Dinner Menu to be Designed by Trisha Yearwood Event to ...
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US SIF Announces Election Of Four Board Members

Press Release - WASHINGTON, D.C., January 9, 2018 – US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is pleased to announce the election of four board members to its ...
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Take A #timeout2vote For Your Favorite NCAA Coach In The INFINITI Coaches’ Charity Challenge

INFINITI introduces new #timeout2vote campaign to launch eighth-annual Coaches’ Charity Challenge From January to March, 48 NCAA® basketball coaches compete to raise $349,000 for local charities Fan votes determine winning ...
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Hollywood Foreign Press Association Announces $2 Million In Grants During Live Telecast Of 75th Golden Globe® Awards

Funds Will Benefit International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and Committee To Protect Journalists Press Release - HOLLYWOOD, CA (January 7, 2018) – Tonight, during the 75th Golden Globe® Awards, Hollywood’s ...
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Nation’s First Mentoring Organization Calls for More Mentors in New York City, Kicks off National Mentoring Month

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC launches city-wide mentor recruitment & fundraising campaign for 2018 Press Release - NEW YORK, January 8, 2018 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC ...
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Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation, Zagg, and Dominion Energy among First Corporate Sponsors of Better Days 2020

Press Release - SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Better Days 2020 today announced corporate sponsorship from Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation, Zagg, and Dominion Energy. Better Days 2020 is a state-wide, ...
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