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    CHANCES NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION RECEIVES 1ST NEW MEXICO BANK DONATION

    Jan 16, 2020

    One of Deming’s financial institutions has melded into the community through its charitable causes to improve the quality of life in Deming. 1st New Mexico Bank recently donated $2,000 toward the CHANCES collaboration to help assure that no child is exposed to substances. The generous donation...

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    MICROSOFT ADDS $250 MILLION TO SEATTLE HOUSING PLEDGE, BRINGING TOTAL COMMITMENT TO $750M

    Jan 15, 2020

    Microsoft is increasing its spending on affordable housing and homelessness philanthropy in the Seattle area by 50 percent. The company announced it will spend an additional $250 million on the issue, on top of the $500 million fund launched one year ago. Microsoft started a trend in the technology ...

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    SANTANDER US AWARDS MORE THAN $14.8 MILLION IN CHARITABLE GRANTS IN 2019

    Jan 15, 2020

    Santander US ("Santander") announced a total commitment of more than $14.8 million in charitable giving in 2019 across the United States, including $11.5 million from Santander Bank, N.A., $800,000 through Santander's Universities program, $2.19 million through the Santander Consumer U...

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    DETROIT'S INAUGURAL PGA TOURNAMENT ROCKET MORTGAGE CLASSIC RAISES $1.2 MILLION FOR LOCAL NONPROFITS

    Jan 15, 2020

    The Rocket Mortgage Classic, Detroit's inaugural PGA tournament that took place last summer, raised $1.2 million for local nonprofits, organizers announced Wednesday. About $1.1 million of it is being directed to nonprofits based in Detroit, said tournament Executive Director Jason Langwell, who...

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    SALESFORCE.ORG JOINS NETHOPE AS A FOUNDING PARTNER OF THE CENTER FOR THE DIGITAL NONPROFIT

    Jan 14, 2020

    Humanitarian organizations on the front lines of the world’s toughest challenges deserve the best technology to drive greater impact. However, they are dealing with reduced funding and capacities at a time when the need for their services is in greater demand. Technology, particularly digital ...

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    22 STATES REACH SETTLEMENT WITH PAYPAL CHARITABLE GIVING FUND OVER DISCLOSURES

    Jan 14, 2020

    Connecticut Attorney General William Tong helped lead a multistate settlement with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund. The settlement, announced Tuesday, ensures donors have adequate information and disclosures when making charitable contributions through the company's online fundraising platform. A ...

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    WICHITA FALLS BUSINESS DONATES $20,000 TO LOCAL NON-PROFIT

    Jan 14, 2020

    A Wichita Falls business is giving back to help educate children in the community. Tuesday morning, the Arconic Foundation presented local non-profit River Bend Nature Center with a check for $20,000. The Arconic Foundation Grant has partnered with River Bend Nature Center for the past 20 years, dur...

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    BRIGHTON TWP. EMPLOYEES RAISE OVER $500 FOR LOCAL NONPROFIT

    Jan 14, 2020

    Brighton Township employees who wanted to wear jeans to work were able to raise over $500 for a local nonprofit organization doing just that. Earlier this month, township employees completed their yearly fundraiser and raised a total of $530 for Blue Star Service Dogs. Blue Star Service Dogs rescues...

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    FIDELITY CHARITABLE AWARDED RECORD $7.2 BILLION IN GRANTS IN 2019

    Feb 13, 2020

    Boston-based Fidelity Charitable has announced that its donor-advised funds awarded a record $7.28 billion in grants in 2019, an increase of 39 percent on a year-over-year basis and of more than 500 percent compared with 2010. According to the organization's 2020 Giving Report (32 pages, PDF), r...

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    GOOGLE AWARDS $175K TO 5 MINNESOTA NONPROFITS THROUGH IMPACT CHALLENGE

    Feb 13, 2020

    Google announced during the Timberwolves game on Wednesday night that it had selected five Minnesota nonprofits to receive funds as part of its Impact Challenge. The five winners were selected by a panel of local judges that includes Shawntera Hardy, co-founder of Civic Eagle; Eric Dayton, CEO of As...

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    IDONATE GETS $8.7M EQUITY ROUND FUNDING

    Feb 13, 2020

    Software-as-a-Service payments provider iDonate received an infusion of $8.7 million in equity funding to further its growth in 2020. Financing will allow the Plano, Texas-based company to fully integrate iDonate Payments into its core platform, supporting new technologies like Apple Pay and Google ...


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    CITY NATIONAL BANK DONATES $5,000 TO THE BOOK FAIRIES

    Feb 13, 2020

    City National Bank, through its Reading is The way up® literacy program, has donated $5,000 to the Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit organization that donates new and gently used books to underprivileged communities across Long Island, the New York Metro area, and overseas. The donation i...


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    ATTLEBORO AREA NON-PROFITS GET $75,000 IN GRANTS

    Feb 12, 2020

    Bristol County Savings Bank Foundation has awarded $75,000 in grants to eight nonprofit organizations in the Attleboro area. In total, the foundation gave $353,000 to 44 organizations throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The local groups and the amounts they received are: ARC of B...

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    U.S. NONPROFIT DONATES 1.8 MILLION FACE MASKS TO HELP CHINA COMBAT CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

    Feb 11, 2020

    U.S. non-profit Medshare announced on Monday a donation of 1.8 million respirators and 80,000 isolation gowns is to be sent to China to aid its ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country. Atlanta, Georgia-based Medshare hosted a special event at its warehouse in San Leandro,...

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    RICHLAND COUNTY FOUNDATION APPROVES OVER $2.3 MILLION IN GRANTS TO NONPROFITS

    Feb 11, 2020

    The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved grants totaling $2,315,102 during its February meeting. The Foundation will celebrate its 75th anniversary this year with free community events throughout Richland County. Grants were awarded to various nonprofit organizations to host the fre...


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    BJ’S CHARITABLE FOUNDATION DONATES $50,000 TO SUPPORT PHILABUNDANCE’S BACKPACK PROGRAM

    Feb 11, 2020

    BJ's Wholesale Club (NYSE: BJ) a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States, today announced a $50,000 donation to Philabundance, a Feeding America® member food bank. The donation from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation is part of the retailer’s initi...

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    SOUTHWEST AIRLINES DONATED 10,000 ROUNDTRIP TICKETS THROUGH ITS MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION GRANT PROGRAM

    Feb 10, 2020

    Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Feb 7, 2020) announced it has donated 10,000 roundtrip tickets to nearly 80 nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations across North America, easing the burden of travel for medical patients and their caregivers. Through the carrier’s ...


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    BRISTOL COUNTY SAVINGS BANK AWARDS $353,600 TO 44 NONPROFITS

    Feb 10, 2020

    Bristol County Savings Bank through its charitable foundation recently awarded $353,600 in grants to 44 nonprofits in the Taunton-Attleboro, New Bedford-Fall River and Greater Pawtucket areas, according to a news release. Patrick J. Murray Jr., president of the Bristol County Savings Charitable Foun...

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    MATTRESS FIRM DONATES $50,000 TO HELP YOUTH AGING OUT OF THE FOSTER CARE SYSTEM

    Feb 10, 2020

    Mattress Firm announced today that it will donate $50,000 to teens aging out of the foster care system through its partnership with the Ticket to Dream Foundation. As part of the $50,000 donation, Mattress Firm asked nonprofit foster care partners to nominate deserving former foster youth to receive...

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    THREE LIVINGSTON-BASED NON-PROFITS RECEIVE COUNTY FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

    Feb 07, 2020

    When Essex County announced the recipients of this year’s funding for infrastructure improvements, community programs and building renovations—totaling $5.4 million distributed between 14 municipalities and 34 community organizations in 2020—three Livingston-based non-profits were ...


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    FREMONT BANK ANNOUNCES $100,000 GRANT TO LOS ALTOS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION IN CONJUNCTION WITH ITS NEW MOUNTAIN VIEW BRANCH OPENING

    Feb 06, 2020

    Fremont Bank is pleased to announce the opening of its Mountain View branch in February 2020. This will be Fremont Bank's 21st branch location in the Bay Area. As part of our commitment to the communities we serve, we are partnering with Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) to distribute $100,0...

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    GEORGIA NATURAL GAS DONATES $200,000 TO HELP LOW-INCOME FAMILIES HEAT THEIR HOMES

    Feb 06, 2020

    Low-income Georgians throughout the state will have additional financial support to help with the costs of heating their homes this winter. Georgia Natural Gas (GNG), Georgia's leading natural gas provider, is donating $200,000 to the Heating Energy Assistance Team (HEAT), a nonprofit organizati...


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    GATES FOUNDATION PLEDGES ANOTHER $90M TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

    Feb 06, 2020

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged a commitment of $100 million to fight the coronavirus outbreak that originated from Wuhan city in China, it announced Wednesday. What Happened the non-profit organization founded by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates and his...

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    NJBIA LAUNCHES NONPROFIT RESEARCH FOUNDATION

    Feb 05, 2020

    The New Jersey Business & Industry Association launched an independent research foundation to help identify policy and workforce solutions for New Jersey. NJBIA announced Feb. 5 that it is starting Focus NJ, a nonpartisan nonprofit research foundation. NJBIA says Focus NJ will administer deep an...

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