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The V Foundation’s Victory Ride to Cure Cancer Announces Braswell Family Farms as Presenting Partner

Fourth-Generation, Family-Owned Egg and Feed Farm Joins Local Cycling Event to Achieve Victory Over Cancer® Press Release - Cary, NC [March 19, 2019] – The V Foundation for Cancer Research’s ...
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Student Teams from Cornell University and New Jersey Institute of Technology Awarded $45,000 EPA Grant for Innovative Technology Projects

Press Release - NEW YORK (March 19, 2019) – This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $45,000 in funding for three student teams through its People, Prosperity and ...
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Global Sustainable Investment Alliance to release GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT REVIEW 2018

Media web conference scheduled for April 2 10:00 a.m. ET Press Release - WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 19, 2019) – The Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA) will release its biennial Global ...
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Discovery Education and LG Electronics USA Celebrate “International Day of Happiness” Discussing Science-Based Practices to Achieve Sustainable Happiness

– Student and Educators Celebrate International Day of Happiness by joining Day of Learning Twitter Chat to Explore the Science Behind Happiness – Press Release - Silver Spring, Md. (Tuesday, ...
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Smithsonian Examines Health and Medicine Through Philanthropy Lens

National Museum of American History Accepts Breast Cancer Materials From BCRF and The Estée Lauder Companies, Adds Artifacts to "Giving in America" Exhibit Press Release - WASHINGTON, March 19, 2019 ...
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Hadassah Foundation Appoints Stephanie Blumenkranz as New Director

Press Release - March 19, 2019, NEW YORK, NY – The Hadassah Foundation, which invests in social change to empower girls and women in Israel and the United States, has ...
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Northern Forest Center Puts $1 Million to Work in Millinocket

Investments Create Quality Housing, Support Community Revitalization Press Release - The Northern Forest Center has reached its initial goal of raising $1 million in investments for its Millinocket Housing Initiative ...
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Erika’s Lighthouse Provides Free Depression Education To High Schools And Middle Schools Around The Country

Celebrates its 15th anniversary with Gala on Saturday, May 18 Press Release - March 5, 2019 – Winnetka, Ill. – Erika’s Lighthouse, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to educating ...
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Peterson Foundation And Ford Foundation Convening National Experts At Milestone US 2050 Conference

Leading experts, scholars will discuss 31 new research papers on trends that will shape America’s future economy and society Press Release - NEW YORK (March 18, 2019) — The Peter ...
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Wounded Warrior Project Empowers Veterans Through The Honor Foundation

Press Release - WASHINGTON (Mar. 18, 2019) – Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) announces a new partnership with The Honor Foundation (THF), a nonprofit that has developed a nationally recognized transition ...
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Restocking Local Food Banks And “Feeding Our Families”: NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47 & Stop & Shop Announce Massive, Tri-State Food Drive On Saturday, April 13

Over 1,000 volunteers will collect non-perishable items and financial donations at more than 250 Stop & Shop locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut NBC 4 New York and ...
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V Foundation’s Team V Impresses at United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

Team V raises thousands to support cancer research Press Release - Cary, NC [March 18, 2019] – The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, is pleased ...
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LA BioMed Scientists Discover Common Blueprint for Protein Antibiotics

Discovery paves the way for new generation of anti-infectives Press Release - March 18, 2019 – A discovery by researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) has ...
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Earth Day Initiative Launches Countdown to the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with Live Art Installation and Action Center

Press Release - New York, NY (March 18, 2019) – Earth Day Initiative, a non-profit that promotes environmental awareness and solutions through partnerships with schools, community organizations, businesses and governments, ...
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BNP Paribas USA and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy Launch “Team BNP Paribas Mac 1” in New York

-to turn today’s underserved and deserving tennis hopefuls into tomorrow’s champions- BNP Paribas and the John McEnroe Tennis Academy join forces to give young deserving American tennis players equal opportunities ...
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39th College Television Awards Winners Announced By Television Academy Foundation

Awards Show Honored Outstanding Achievement in Student Productions Press Release - (NoHo Arts District, Calif., March 16, 2019) – The Television Academy Foundation tonight announced the winners of the 39th ...
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Fourth Annual BNP Paribas Open Scholarships Awarded To Local High School Students

BNP Paribas Open Scholarship Program Doubles In Size and Expands To Four Students Press Release - INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 16, 2019 – BNP Paribas and Bank of the West, ...
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Pajama Program Introduces ‘Good Night Advisory Council,’ a Team of Sleep Experts from Across the U.S.

The Council will advise the national nonprofit on its expansion efforts and programs, helping reach more children and caregivers Press Release - New York, NY – March 14, 2019 – ...
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NWEA Launches Educators for Equity Grant Program to Foster Equity in Educational Opportunity and Outcomes for PreK-12 Students

Inaugural program will award grants to school districts and organizations to support academic growth of under-served students. Press Release - PORTLAND, ORE. (PRWEB) MARCH 14, 2019 - NWEA, the not-for-profit ...
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4 Questions You Should Consider Before Giving Abroad

by Ted Hart Whether you’ve traveled to distant parts of the world and were inspired by the inventiveness of the communities you visited, read about an issue in a news ...
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Kaplan Financial Education Identifies Five Major Roadblocks To Passing FINRA’s SIE Exam

Kaplan Financial Education has worked with more than 18,000 SIE test takers in the first five months of the new exam and identifies areas needing greatest attention Press Release - ...
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Leading Philanthropies Announce Funding Collaborative to Build Women’s Power and Ensure Safe Workplaces

Women movement leaders and communities of color working to end systemic sexual harassment and violence will be resourced by an unprecedented philanthropic commitment Press Release - NEW YORK, NY - ...
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Solutions Journalism Network To Promote Collaborative Reporting And Civic Engagement In Charlotte

Press Release - Charlotte, N.C. — March 15, 2019 — To strengthen local journalism and encourage greater connection between reporters and Charlotte residents, Solutions Journalism Network is launching the Charlotte ...
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New Guide Offers Five Actionable Strategies For Effective Leadership Development Programs

Schusterman Family Foundation and Rockwood Leadership Institute join forces to help fill a gap in the leadership and talent field Press Release - WASHINGTON, DC, Mar. 13 – The Charles ...
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$150 Million in Catalytic Capital to Help Address Critical Social Challenges

Press Release - MacArthur today launched the Catalytic Capital Consortium, dedicating $150 million to help address financing gaps in impact investing, particularly for funds and intermediaries that are not a ...
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2000+ Teams Advance To The 2019 Regional Summits For Hult Prize 10th Year Anniversary Challenge

Press Release - The Hult Prize Foundation recently announced that more than 2000 teams have advanced to the 2019 Regional Summits for the 10th Annual Hult Prize. The Hult Prize ...
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Bob Dylan’s Fender Guitar from Blonde on Blonde Sessions May Rewrite Music History This Saturday

Personally-owned Electric XII 12-String authenticated by Fender and singer/songwriter Press Release - DALLAS, Texas (March 13, 2019) – Bob Dylan’s personally-owned 1965 Fender Electric XII twelve-string electric guitar, which he ...
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AsylumConnect Offers Resources for LGBTQ People Traveling through Mexico to Seek Asylum in the U.S.

Since 2016, the AsylumConnect catalog has helped more than 10,000 unique users find verified resources during the U.S. LGBTQ asylum process, and the number continues to grow. Press Release - ...
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2019 Lipman Family Prize Honorees Named

Winning Honoree will be announced April 26 Press Release - PHILADELPHIA, PA - ACEV, Global Foodbanking Network, and World Bicycle Relief have been named as honorees for the 2019 Barry ...
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Kristen Bell Chooses Winners Of The Prostate Cancer Foundation’s 2nd Annual True Love Campaign Honoring Caregivers Of Prostate Cancer Patients

Hundreds of Inspirational Stories from Patients, Survivors, and Supporters Raise Awareness About the Broad Impact of Prostate Cancer on Millions Across the U.S. Press Release - LOS ANGELES, Calif., March ...
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Leonhardt’s Launchpads Announces Filing of Patent for Bioelectric Stimulation Controlled Klotho Expression – Powerful Anti-aging and Regeneration Promoting Protein

Device, programmed bioelectric signaling sequences and methods for the controlled expression of Klotho on demand Press Release - LOS ANGELES, CA - 03/13/2019 (PRDistribution.com) - Leonhardt's Launchpads, a Los Angeles, Salt ...
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Accelerator For America Partners With Mastercard Center For Inclusive Growth On Opportunity Zone Investment Summit To Ensure Incentive Achieves Goal Of Benefiting In-Need Neighborhoods

U.S. Mayors to Join Public and Private Sector Organizations to Advance Inclusive Economic Development Opportunities Press Release - PALO ALTO – On March 18, Accelerator for America, in partnership with ...
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Hope For The Warriors Launches Web-Based Veteran Employment Search Engine, Warrior’s Compass

Program focused on connecting transitioning service members, military spouses and veterans with civilian job opportunities and resources Press Release - SPRINGFIELD, Va. (March 13, 2019) – Today, Hope For The ...
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AMS Vans Partners with Atlanta Non-Profits to Award Wheelchair Accessible Minivan

College Student Submitted Winning Contest Essay Press Release - Atlanta, Georgia (March 8, 2019) – Atlanta based AMS Vans teamed up with the Aimee Copeland Foundation and FODAC (Friends of ...
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3M and Discovery Education Search for America’s Next Top Young Scientist in National Middle School Competition with Chance to Win $25,000 Grand Prize

– 12th Annual ‘Young Scientist Challenge’ Opens Submissions for America’s Next Generation of Innovators – Press Release - Silver Spring, Md. and St. Paul, Minn. (Tuesday, March 12, 2019) – ...
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Sierra Club and SunPower Partner to Help Create a Sustainable Future

New Residential Solar Program Supports the Non-Profit’s Work to Advance Climate Solutions While Enabling Members to Live More Sustainably and Potentially Reduce Electricity Costs with Solar Press Release - SAN ...
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INFINITI to Donate $1 Million Toward the Fight Against Cancer, Announces Winner of ‘Timeout For The Win’ NCAA Campaign

Steve Prohm of Iowa State University wins INFINITI’s Timeout for the Win, #TIMEOUTFTW, a campaign designed to raise a total of $600,000 to help fight cancer during the National Collegiate ...
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Joe Theismann Returns to Host 5th Annual Virginia Vine Benefiting the V Foundation

Guest Paul Begala to be Featured Speaker Press Release - Middleburg, VA [March 12, 2019] – The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, is excited to ...
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Muslim Philanthropy Initiative at Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Announced

Shariq Siddiqui will be first leader of unique program on practices, traditions of philanthropy in Islam and the Muslim American nonprofit sector Press Release - INDIANAPOLIS—Association executive and philanthropy scholar ...
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Refinitiv Increases Investment to Unearth Links Between Sustainability and Financial Performance; Appoints New Head of Sustainable Investing & Fund Ratings

Leon Saunders Calvert to lead Refinitiv’s newly combined ESG Sustainable Investing & Lipper Fund Ratings business. Press Release - New York/London – Building on its commitment to drive positive change ...
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