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American Sustainable Business Network Wins Kauffman Foundation Grant to Advance Research on Inclusive Economies

Over $200,000 will go towards identifying opportunities, resources and support for underserved communities The playing field is not equal. This reality not only informs our work, but highlights the critical need for an inclusive and stakeholder-driven economy. » —Jeffrey Hollender WASHINGTON, DC, USA, Sept. 26, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — American Sustainable Business Network (ASBN), a movement-building […]

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INTERNATIONAL INDUS RESEARCH FOUNDATION LAUNCHES IN USA TO SUPPORT STRATEGIC US-INDIA RELATIONSHIP

IRTI’s US expansion, IRTI America, supports the principles of the world’s oldest and largest democracies, India and the United States of America. IRTI’s US expansion, IRTI America, supports the principles of the world’s oldest and largest democracies, India and the United States of America. IRTI logo The launch of IRF America unites the peoples of […]

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Gates Foundation announces $1.27 billion in health and development commitments to drive progress toward Global Goals » Capital News

NEW YORK, United States, September 22 – During the week of the United Nations General Assembly, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, alongside governments, philanthropic organizations, the private sector, NGOs, and global and community leaders, announced pledges totaling 1, $27 billion to improve and save millions of lives. The funding will address overlapping global crises […]

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13 GBV cases recorded in the FCT in 15 months – Foundation

The NEEM Foundation, a crisis response non-governmental organization (NGO), has expressed concern over the increase in cases of gender-based violence (GBV) despite government and development organization interventions, revealing that 513 incidents were recorded in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) between January 2021 and June 2022. The foundation added that in Adamawa State, from January 2021 […]

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Elicio Therapeutics Receives $2.8 Million Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation (GIRF) Grant to Fund Research into Two Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines

The funds will advance research on ELI-007 as a mutant BRAF peptide vaccine and ELI-008 as a p53 hotspot mutation peptide vaccine, with the goal of developing multivalent cancer vaccines targeting multiple mutations /EIN News/ — BOSTON, Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Elicio Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a pipeline of novel immunotherapies […]

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Ann Liguori Foundation 24th Annual Charity Golf Classic • James Lane Post • Hamptons Culture & Lifestyle Magazine

The 24th Annual Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic to benefit cancer research and care will be held at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton. Ann Liguori, sports broadcasting pioneer and award-winning talk show host, will host the Charity Golf Classic on Thursday, September 22. Research Foundation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and East End […]

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Unicorn Growth Capital and EchoVC Join Celo Foundation’s Efforts to Strengthen Celo’s African Ecosystem

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Unicorn Growth Capital, an Africa-focused venture capital fund that invests at the intersection of traditional finance (TradFi) and decentralized finance (DeFi), and EchoVC, a technology-focused startup for underrepresented founders and underserved markets, join the Celo Foundation to support the growth of Web3 projects across Africa with new investment funds dedicated to the Celo […]

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1,172 victims of sexual violence in FCT, Adamawa in 12 months – Foundation

A civil society organization (CSO) Neem Foundation has revealed that over 1,172 people have faced sexual gender based violence in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja and Adamawa State in 12 month. Speaking at a panel discussion with key media partners on strengthening responses to sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) organized by the NEEM Foundation […]

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The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Celebrates a Decade of Developing Young Leaders

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars program has supported nearly 40,000 young people and by 2030 will double its reach to 100,000 young people, primarily in Africa A group of Mastercard Foundation Scholars express their excitement at the Baobab Summit 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program – an education and leadership initiative that has […]

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Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and The Rockefeller Foundation Release Global Women Leaders’ Recommendations for Advancing Gender Equity on the Sidelines of UNGA

washington dc | September 15, 2022 – On the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and the Rockefeller Foundation released key recommendations from political, nonprofit and business leaders to make advance gender equity. Women leaders, including current and former heads of […]

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Ergo Foundation Announces ErgoHack V: Mining and Minting

Singapore, Singapore, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This fall, the Ergo Foundation will host the fifth iteration of the successful ErgoHack series. This last hackathon will take place from October 3 to 20, 2022 and will be co-presented with Flux, Alephium and the Djed Alliance. With the highly anticipated Ethereum merger coming this fall, […]

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NEAR Foundation Sets Up Hub In Vietnam To Develop Blockchain Technology

NEAR Foundationthe Swiss non-profit organization that oversees the governance and development of the tier-1 blockchain with proof-of-stake, has opened a Web3 regional hub in Vietnam. He partnered with the first venture capital fund GFS Companies to launch the regional hub in Vietnam dedicated to continuous blockchain innovation, education and talent development across the region. Vietnam […]

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Tata Steel: TERI signs MoU with Tata Steel Foundation

New Delhi, September 13, 2022 The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Tata Steel Foundation (TSF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in New Delhi on Tuesday to collaborate in the implementation of the latest stage of the Green School project, which aims raise awareness of environmental conservation in the school network. TERI and TSF […]

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Building a Stronger Economy: Investing in Intellectual Capital

Thinkhubstudio/iStock via Getty Images The past decade has seen a significant shift in the US economy. We are beginning to learn some of the changes that we have not identified so far. Today I want to bring to your attention to the role that foreign investment in research and development in the United States has […]

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The Foundation trains 300 IDPs and places 20 on a scholarship

As part of efforts to reduce the high number of out-of-school children in the country, a non-profit organization on the platform of the Arm The Child Foundation, said it has so far trained more of 300 displaced and vulnerable children in the federal government. Capital Territory (FCT). Of the 300 children trained over the past […]

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Today’s noise – The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. (Filling their brains with current drivel causes a crumbling foundation)

Today’s noise – The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. (Filling their brains with current drivel causes a crumbling foundation) Viking Ekes Out 1% Monthly Gain as Tiger Global, D1 Finish Flat – good to see we’re not the only ones making moneyhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-09-08/viking-eked-out-august-gain-as-tiger-global-and-d1-were-flat Crypto Investor FTX Ventures to take 30% stake […]

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From Discovery to Impact at UT Austin Selected to Lead National Science Foundation Innovation Center with $15 Million Investment

AUSTIN, Texas — Discovery to Impact, the newly named University of Texas at Austin group leading the university’s research commercialization efforts, has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a program of regional training in four states for researchers seeking to move their discoveries from the lab to the marketplace. NSF’s five-year, […]

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Washington Research Foundation Announces New Cohort of Analysts WRF Venture

Analysts will help review grant and investment opportunities being considered by the Foundation The pool of candidates was very competitive this year, reflecting the rich ecosystem of translational research in Seattle. — Kim Emmons, WRF Research and Information Services Manager SEATTLE, WA, USA, Sept. 8, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Washington Research Foundation (WRF) has selected […]

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LSU Foundation Leadership and Recipients Detail Charitable Group’s Contributions | New

Located on Nicholson Drive, a three-story building overlooks Tiger Stadium. Its outdoor exterior, covered in floor-to-ceiling windows, conceals within its walls financial opportunities for all LSU students. It houses the LSU Foundation. According to its website, the LSU Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides philanthropic support to LSU through the work of a team […]

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Euromoney’s 2022 conference in Saudi Arabia lays the foundation for a more prosperous kingdom

RIYADH: More than 1,500 people from 30 countries have registered to attend the Euromoney Saudi Arabia conference, which is taking place today in partnership with the financial industry conference. As 2022 promises to be a tough year for the global economy, the event aimed to analyze Saudi Arabia’s economic performance and future strategies. Organized under […]

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Roddenberry Foundation Catalyst Fund 2022 (up to $15,000)

Deadline: rolling basis Applications are open for the Roddenberry Foundation Catalyst Fund 2022. The Catalyst Fund awards grants to anyone, anywhere in the world, who has an early-stage idea or project that addresses pressing global challenges. Catalyst funds Early stage: The Catalyst Fund is for small and/or early stage ideas and projects that require an […]

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Virtue signaling is not virtuous and actually worsens political tribalism

In a July 23, 2022 speech to the Conservative Political Action Committee, or CPAC, Senator Ted Cruz introduced himself to the public with these words: “My name is Ted Cruz and my pronoun is kiss my *ss. In 2019, the Vermont College of Fine Arts brought in another group. They replaced the term alumni – […]

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Georgian PM lays foundation for construction of $100m artificial island in Black Sea city of Batumi

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili landed the capsule for the construction of Ambassador Batumi’s $100 million ‘biggest investment project’ in the Black Sea resort city of Batumi, which will employ 2,000 people , the government administration announced on Saturday. The palm-shaped Ambassador Island Batumi includes the creation of two artificial peninsulas and a state-of-the-art entertainment […]

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Indian graduate student at University of Chicago among 30 Obama Foundation Scholars

Nishit Shukla, the co-founder of ReHive, is among the fifth cohort of Obama Foundation Scholars, the Chicago-based nonprofit announced Aug. 30. He is one of 30 emerging leaders from around the world who will study at Columbia University or the University. of Chicago for the 2022-2023 academic year. Shukla is currently pursuing a master’s degree […]

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Ann Liguori Foundation 24th Annual Charity Golf Classic Benefiting Cancer Research to be held in East Hampton

The event will take place on Thursday September 22, 2022 at the Maidstone Club. Ann Liguori, sports broadcasting pioneer and award-winning talk show host, will host her 24th Annual Ann Liguori Foundation (ALF) Charity Golf Classic on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton, NY. The annual charity outing benefits […]

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The Hevolution Foundation Announces New Geroscience Awards

Hevolution is committing $8.5 million to support junior researchers through a multi-year grant program with the American Federation for Research on Aging. Hevolution Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides grants and seed investments to encourage health science research and entrepreneurship, and the American Federation for Research in Aging (AFAR) announced today an international research grants […]

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Ann Liguori Foundation 24th Annual Charity Golf Classic to benefit cancer research and care

Ann Liguori, sports broadcasting pioneer and award-winning talk show host, will host her 24th annual Ann Liguori Foundation (ALF) Charity Golf Classic on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton, NY Alex Lifeson, Hall of Fame Guitarist, RUSH The annual charity outing benefits non-profit organizations working in cancer research and care, […]

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Saudi Misk Foundation launches second Youth Voice program

RIYADH: Hovering a few meters above the ground, flying in zero gravity and defying the laws of gravity attracts women to practice the art of aerial yoga. In an aerial yoga class, poses similar to yoga performed on the mat are performed, but instead of using your body weight to support you, you use a […]

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Senior Systems Analyst at NRF National Research Foundation

Job summary: The primary focus of the work is to perform signal-level modeling, design, and testing of the systems and algorithms that make up the signal path in radio telescopes. This covers analysis of how each subsystem/algorithm along the signal path from antenna to data product changes the signal and its quality, including analysis of […]

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The Truist Foundation awards grant to Hill Institute’s GVL Starts to support startups

GVL Starts is the flagship program of Furman University’s Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It started as a casual get-together over coffee just as COVID-19 was making its debut. Anthony Herrera, Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director of the Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Furman University, asked Merle Johnson, Director of Economic […]

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The Gates Foundation wants to help fight poliomyelitis

the herald Mukudzei Chingwere in LOME, Togo US health and development philanthropists, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, want to partner with Zimbabwe in its fight against an emerging polio epidemic that has also afflicted some countries in the Middle East and SADC region. Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, who is in the Togolese capital to attend […]

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Parkinson’s Foundation and Parkinson’s UK enter into strategic partnership to accelerate drug development

MIAMI and NEW YORK, August 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Parkinson’s Foundation and Parkinson’s UK, an organization based in UK which funds research and provides life-changing support for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), announced a new international strategic partnership to drive investments in groundbreaking research leading to the search for new treatments for PD, which […]

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HCA Healthcare Announces $600,000 HCA Healthcare Foundation Grant to Volunteers of America | app

NASHVILLE, TN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 22, 2022– HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, today announced a $600,000 grant to Volunteers of America (VOA) through HCA Healthcare Foundation and its Healthier Futures Fund to promote mental wellness and resilience among first responders. . With this contribution, VOA intends to expand its VOA|ReST […]

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The Northwest SBDC will be hosted by the Northwest Minnesota Foundation until 2025 – Bemidji Pioneer

BEMIDJI – The Northwest Regional Small Business Development Center will continue to be hosted by the Northwest Minnesota Foundation through 2025. The Northwest SBDC, one of nine centers in the state, provides free personalized and confidential counseling to start-ups and existing businesses focusing on feasibility studies, market research, surveys and business development. business plans, according […]

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ETH Below $1,900 as Ethereum Foundation Comments on Gas Fees – Bitcoin News Market Updates

Ethereum was once again trading below $1,900 in Thursday’s session as the Ethereum Foundation clarified speculation surrounding The Merge. It was recently rumored that this move would reduce gas costs, but these claims have been somewhat dismissed. Bitcoin was also lower as it continued to trade below $24,000. Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) fell for a fifth […]

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First Foundation Advisors acquires 1,347 shares of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)

First Foundation Advisors added 4.7% to its position in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) in Q1, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund held 30,035 shares of the e-commerce giant after buying an additional 1,347 shares during the quarter. Amazon.com represents about 3.5% of First […]

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Foundation wants FG to introduce security trust fund involving Diaspora Nigerians – The Sun Nigeria

The Michael Ekwo Foundation (MEF) has urged the Federal Government to establish a Security Trust Fund through Nigerians in the Diaspora to enable the country to win its fight against insecurity. MEF Chairman Dr Uchenna Ekwo made the call on Wednesday in Enugu during a three-day security summit he hosted in memory of his late […]

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Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation secures $50 million from new funders

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation secures $50 million from new funders The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) has received $50 million in potential funding from new funders for its Diagnostics Accelerator initiative. The new funding brings the project’s total capital to $100 million, which will be used to develop new tests for the early diagnosis of […]

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Parity Technologies and the Watr Foundation aim to transform ethical commodities

Africa is a curious region when it comes to cryptocurrency and blockchain. This would obviously benefit from more dedicated efforts in these industries, but the ethical aspect should not be lost sight of either. The Watr Foundation and Parity Technologies have developed a way to address this aspect through ethical products. Rooting ethical products in […]

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Community Foundation of Louisville Announces Winners of 22nd Annual Vogt Awards

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Community Foundation of Louisville announced the winners of its 22nd annual Vogt Awards for Invention and Innovation. These six start-ups will receive $25,000 in non-dilutive grants, participation in a 10-week accelerator program, startup coaching, mentorship from industry veterans, strategic introductions and recognition, all designed to drive their growth and take their […]

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation lends $3.1 million to the microfinance institution Baobab Burkina Faso

The unit of the French group Baobab which operates in Burkina Faso has accepted a local currency loan of 3.1 million euros (3.1 million dollars) from the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation (GCA) based in Luxemburg. Baobab Group offers solar-powered microbanks, devices and tablets in eight African countries as well as China. Its total outstanding loans […]

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Measuring Biden’s immigration policy by the “but for” standard

In July, Gerson Fuentes, an illegal immigrant from Guatemala, was charged with raping a 10-year-old girl. The crime became national news, not because of Fuentes’ immigration status, but because the girl traveled from Ohio to Indiana for an abortion following the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision. Earlier that month, two illegal immigrants in […]

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First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) Increase in stock position by Victory Capital Management Inc.

Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM – Get Rating) by 10.6% in Q1, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 87,016 shares of the bank after purchasing an additional 8,323 shares during the quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. owned […]

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ANN LIGUORI FOUNDATION 24TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC TO BENEFIT CANCER RESEARCH AND CARE AT THE PRESTIGIOUS MAIDSTONE CLUB

Sports broadcasting pioneer and award-winning talk show host Anne Liguori will host it 24e Annual Ann Liguori Foundation (ALF) Charity Golf Classic on Thursday, September 22, 2022, to Maidstone Club in East Hampton, NY The annual charity outing benefits nonprofit organizations working in cancer research and care, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Samuel […]

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Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Classic scheduled for September 22

Sports broadcasting pioneer and award-winning talk show host Anne Liguori will host it 24e Annual Ann Liguori Foundation (ALF) Charity Golf Classic on Thursday, September 22, 2022, to Maidstone Club in East Hampton, NY The annual charity outing benefits nonprofit organizations working in cancer research and care, including the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, St. […]

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Research reveals unique lupus type 2 subgroups

A new study provides insight into the nature of the symptoms experienced by people with lupus. While type 1 and type 2 lupus patterns (described below) have already been identified, the latest research expands and refines these definitions, revealing two new type 2 patterns based on patient experiences, including: intermittent and persistent lupus type 2. […]

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Foundation Empowers Widows, Trains 400 | The Guardian Nigeria News

Karis and Eleos Hand of Hope Foundation provided approximately 80 widows in Lagos with seed capital in the form of resources to expand their businesses. The widows were among 400, who were trained in skill building and life skills. Some of the beneficiaries received starter packs during the training. Speaking at the Foundation’s International Widows […]

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Who is to blame for the most expensive housing in history?

With so much attention focused on soaring gas and grocery prices, we can almost ignore the fact that we are also in the midst of an affordable housing crisis. The question is, why? Spanning the pandemic era from February 2020 to May 2022, house prices soared 43.5%. Over the past 12 months, house prices have […]

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Prospera Financial Services Inc buys shares of 3,449 First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM)

Prospera Financial Services Inc. acquired a new stake in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM – Get Rating) during the first quarter, according to the company in its latest filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 3,449 shares of the bank, valued at around $84,000. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have […]

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SOA in Bhubaneswar signs pact with Research For Resurgence Foundation for joint projects

Bhubaneswar: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) in the capital of Odisha on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Research for Resurgence Foundation (RFRF) to jointly undertake research projects in various subjects while sharing knowledge and resources and establishing strong academic collaboration. The MoU was signed by Professor Pradipta Kumar Nanda, Pro-Vice Chancellor of […]

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Peter Buffett, in letter to Kingston, cites successes of NoVo Foundation, but cites bureaucracy and polarization as obstacles – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY — While the NoVo Foundation, which has poured tens of millions into the community in recent years, has made achievements, change is being slowed by bureaucracy and polarization, according to Peter Buffet, who is co-founder of the charity and son of multi-billionaire investor Warren Buffett. In a 2022 “Letter to Kingston” posted Thursday […]

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The Barnes Foundation Museum meets people where they are

This Philadelphia institution, which turns 100, pays tribute to the legacy of its founder Picture this: About 110 years ago, people working for a successful medical research chemist had the opportunity each weekday to spend two hours exploring art from their boss’s collection, which included paintings by Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Camille Pissarro and […]

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Constellation Brands: capital restructuring, a basis for growth

Nadya So/iStock via Getty Images Investment thesis Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ) is a manufacturer and distributor of beer, wine and spirits. STZ decided to eliminate Class B shares to improve its capital structure and corporate governance profile. I believe this event can provide a solid foundation for future business growth and align decision-making with […]

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UK is Europe’s card fraud capital – think tank

The UK is Europe’s card fraud capital – the most victims per 1,000 people and the highest losses, according to a think tank today. Britons experience far more card fraud than people in any European country. UK losses from card fraud are also much higher. This is revealed by the SMF analysis of data from […]

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The Sangu Delle Foundation will support 10,000 entrepreneurs with seed capital

A philanthropist, Dr. Sangu Delle expanded his philanthropic works by launching the Sangu Delle Foundation in honor of his 35th birthday. The foundation aims to improve education, health and job creation. This comes after 15 years of operating as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) to meet people’s health, water and sanitation needs in rural areas. The […]

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$3.25 Million Mandel Foundation Grant to Improve Glenville Library Branch | Local News

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation has approved a $3.25 million grant to the Cleveland Public Library to build capacity and create an adult and senior digital innovation center at the Cleveland branch. Library’s Glenville in Cleveland, the neighborhood the Mandel brothers once called home. The Mandel Foundation donation is the largest contribution the […]

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Biking Exchange announced the official creation of Biking Global Foundation

Singapore, Singapore, Jul 31 Feb. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biking Exchange has officially established Biking Global Foundation, a $50 million crypto venture capital fund in Singapore, which will mainly deal with NFT, DEFI, GameFi and other domains] According to official sources, Biking Exchange has officially established Biking Global Foundation, a venture capital fund for […]

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Fourth Quarter 2022 EPS Estimates for First Foundation Inc. Augmented by B. Riley (NASDAQ:FFWM)

First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM – Get Rating) – Equity research analysts B. Riley raised their fourth-quarter 2022 earnings estimates for First Foundation shares in a report released Tuesday, July 26. B. Riley analyst S. Moss now expects the bank to earn $0.56 per share for the quarter, up from its previous estimate of $0.55. First […]

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The behavioral base drives excellence in other areas

As we are approaching the 30e anniversary of the “triple bottom line”, the accounting principle that has become a measure of business performance, it is time to review and reflect. Indeed, the man who coined the term TBL, John Elkington, argued that the traditional profit and loss measure of business success gave an incomplete picture […]

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The Galien Foundation Announces the 2022 Prix Galien USA Nominees for “Best Digital Health Solution”, “Incubators, Accelerators and Equity” and “Prix Galien Startup”

— In partnership with Business France, the Trophies will be awarded on October 27, 2022at the Galien Prize UNITED STATES Award Ceremony at New York City NEW YORK, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Galien Foundation, the world’s premier institution dedicated to honoring innovators in the life sciences, today announced the 2022 Prix Galien UNITED […]

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FirstEnergy Foundation grant generates over $2 million in PA economic benefits

Over the past three years, the FirstEnergy Foundation grant has enabled more than 300 Penn State students to benefit from engineering design projects that support small manufacturers and businesses in Pennsylvania, generating more than $2 million in economic benefits in the state. The Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory at Penn State College of Engineering offers […]

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B. Riley raises First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) price target to $23.00

First Foundation (NASDAQ: FFWM – Get Appraisal) had its price target raised by stock analysts B. Riley from $21.00 to $23.00 in a note to investors on Wednesday, reports The Fly. B. Riley’s price target would point to a potential upside of 13.47% from the stock’s previous close. A number of other analysts have also […]

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Effects of Corporate Tax Cuts: Research and Analysis

When thinking about tax policy, economists usually distinguish between the short term and the long term. Although there may be temporary boosts to the economy in the short term through a tax cut due to rising incomes, changes in tax policy alter the incentives to work, save and invest, which which can produce benefits for […]

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The crisis in Sri Lanka reveals the dangers of green utopianism

Last week, a group of Sri Lankan protesters cooled off in President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s swimming pool. It was probably a welcome respite from the scorching eighty degree day in Colombo, as well as the unprecedented economic crisis currently devastating the country. Over the past year, Sri Lanka has experienced an annual inflation rate of over […]

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The Gates Foundation will spend an additional $3 billion each year on multiple causes

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National [email protected] Critics of a new golf league backed by the oppressive Saudi government and backed by former President Donald Trump have denounced the actions of players who blocked the PGA TOUR, taking millions of dollars to participate. Observers have said recent decisions by prominent and wealthy stars […]

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Chip Bill: Computer chip subsidies for semiconductors?

The Senate has begun a debate on the so-called chip bill, which would provide $52 billion in grants and $24 billion in tax credits to supposedly bolster semiconductor production in the United States. United. If passed, US semiconductors will join wool, mohair and helium. , soybeans, ethanol, steel, credit unions and Amtrak as industries deemed […]

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The famous Seychellois singer Jean-Marcy Volcy is the spearhead of the cultural foundation for Creole culture

A cultural foundation called ‘Fondasyon Kiltirel Seselwa‘ [Seychellois Cultural Foundation] set up last year is organizing a traditional music competition with the aim of promoting, developing and protecting Seychellois culture. Launched in May, the competition is open to young people aged 10 to 25. The songs will be recorded in August and the grand finale will […]

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards prestigious public health fellowship to UVI alumnus

Berlina Wallace-Bérubé Berlina Wallace-Berube, a three-time graduate of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), has been named to the 2022-23 cohort of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health Policy Fellows. This gives him the opportunity to participate in the policy-making process at the federal level. Wallace-Berube was selected following a national competition among highly […]

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First Foundation (FFWM) will release its quarterly results on Tuesday

First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM – Get Rating) will release its earnings data ahead of market open Tuesday, July 26. Analysts expect First Foundation to post earnings of $0.55 per share for the quarter. Those interested in participating in the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link. First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM – Get Rating) last […]

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

Matthew Cipriani joins the Foundation Board NEW YORK, July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) is pleased to welcome Matthew Cipriani to its board of directors. Matt Cipriani, LCRF Board Member Matthew “Matt” Cipriani is the owner of 3C/Cipriani Construction Consulting, a healthcare real estate and construction planning and management company. […]

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National Science Foundation awards $14 million grant to study 2024 national election

The 2024 US election will be studied by a national team of academics backed by $14 million … [+] grant from the National Science Foundation. Getty Following a competitive grant process, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $14 million grant to American National Election Studies (ANES) to conduct research on the 2024 US elections. […]

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Sitare Foundation Announces Sitare University to Provide Free World-Class Computing

New Delhi (CSR India): Aiming to bridge the global gap between supply and demand for IT professionals, Sitare Foundation, an all-India educational NGO, has announced the establishment of Sitare University. Sitare University will provide world-class undergraduate computer science education to India’s brightest minds for FREE. The Sitare University was dreamed up by some of Silicon […]

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Cleveland Foundation and Master Developer part ways with Midtown Innovation District

Wexford Science & Technology, the developer tapped in 2020 to turn part of downtown Cleveland into an innovation district, is no longer leading the project. The Baltimore-based company quietly parted ways with civic funders of the effort, a long-term revitalization plan intended to create economic opportunity and a sense of place in the heart of […]

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The Ford Foundation Promotes Monica Aleman and José García as New Program Directors / Ford Foundation

NEW YORK – The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of two new program directors: Monica Aleman as the next International Program Director for Gender, Racial and Ethnic Justice (GREJ) and José García as the next Program Director for Future of Work(ers). Both will assume their new roles in July 2022, succeeding Nicolette Naylor and […]

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The Rockefeller Foundation Commits $15 Million to Accelerate Funding for the World Bank’s Pandemic Prevention Fund

The funding will support the World Bank’s new Financial Intermediary Fund to scale up pandemic prevention and response programs in low- and middle-income countries NEW YORK | July 14, 2022 – The Rockefeller Foundation announced a $15 million commitment to the World Bank in support of its new Financial Intermediary Fund (FIF) to strengthen pandemic […]

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Junior Software Engineer at NRF National Research Foundation

Job Summary: iThemba LABS is seeking to appoint a Junior Software Engineer who will be responsible for maintaining, designing, developing, testing and assisting in the commissioning of data acquisition and control, and monitoring of software systems for detection of radiation in the facilities of NRF iThemba LABS. Main responsibilities: Apply expertise in data acquisition systemsApply […]

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation lends $3 million to Chamroeun for microfinance in Cambodia

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation (GCA), headquartered in Luxembourg, recently announced that it has provided a local currency loan of approximately $3 million to Chamroeun, a Cambodia-based microfinance institution (MFI). Chamroeun offers loans for entrepreneurship, agriculture, motorcycles, home improvement and consumption. In addition, it offers programs to promote financial literacy as well as health and […]

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The Selby Foundation awards over $656,000 in scholarships

The William G. and Marie Selby Foundation awarded over $656,000 in need-based scholarships to 154 new and former high school students in Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee and Sarasota counties. Additionally, the foundation awarded institutional awards totaling $231,000 that will benefit students at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, Charlotte Technical College, Suncoast Technical College, […]

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: KOMIDA obtains $3 million from the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation for microfinance for women in rural Indonesia

Koperasi Mitra Dhuafa (KOMIDA), a microfinance institution in Indonesia, recently borrowed the equivalent of €3 million ($3 million) in local currency from the Luxembourg-based Grameen Crédit Agricole (GCA) Foundation. The wholesale loan must be used for providing microloans to Komida’s clients, almost all of whom are women living in rural areas. Established in 2004, KOMIDA […]

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First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM) Price target cut to $25.00 by Raymond James analysts

First Foundation (NASDAQ:FFWM – Get Rating) had its price target lowered by stock analysts Raymond James from $28.00 to $25.00 in a research note released Thursday to investors, Benzinga reports. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the bank’s shares. Raymond James’ price target suggests a potential upside of 24.69% from the stock’s previous […]

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17 Awarded as the Aga Khan Foundation for Early Years Innovation Challenge draws to a close.

Launched at the end of May, the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Innovation Challenge concluded yesterday with an awards ceremony. Organized by the Early Years Foundation with support from the Aga Khan Foundation and the European Union, the Innovation Challenge has been running for a month. Meanwhile, all participants who have passed the first screening stage […]

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Kermanshachi Wins Young Leader Award from Texas Women’s Foundation – News Center

Friday 08 July 2022 • Herbalism: Contact Sharareh (Sherri) Kermanshachi, an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington, won the 2022 Young Leader Award from the Texas Women’s Foundation. Left to right, Hilda Galvan, Sharareh Kermanshachi and Brenda Jackson The award recognizes the groundbreaking leadership shown by a successful pioneer […]

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Santander and the Oxentia Foundation announce the 20 blockchain challenge finalists

The best projects The 20 finalists (click here to learn more about their projects) stood out for their solutions to boost productivity and employment while solving important societal problems in the challenges of strengthening user privacy and security in the blockchain networks, promote decentralized finance (“DeFi”; ie without financial intermediaries) and tokenization, and strengthen online […]

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Tax havens: impact of the TCJA on FDI stocks

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 made several changes to the US tax system to improve competitiveness and discourage profit shifting to low-tax jurisdictions by US multinationals. Among them were a new minimum tax of 10% on companies carrying out large cross-border transactions (BEAT) and new tax rates on deemed intangible income […]

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The Skanner News – Obama nominated as new CEO of Oregon Community Foundation

The new CEO of the Oregon Community Foundation is an Oregon native with a federal leadership background. On June 28, the OCF board named Lisa Mensah its next CEO, only the fourth in the foundation’s nearly half-century of activity. Mensah served as President and CEO of Opportunity Finance Network for the past five years. Prior […]

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The Aisha Buhari Foundation reaffirms its commitment to the development of higher education –

The Aisha Buhari Foundation (ABF) has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting the development of higher education in the country. Its Founder and President’s Wife, Mrs. Aisha Buhari made the statement while presenting books and other research materials at the Federal Capital Territory College of Education, Zuba (FCT) Abuja. Represented by the foundation’s media officer, Bisi […]

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The Cisco Foundation drives innovation by investing in promising solutions to climate change

Posted 16 hours ago Proposed by Cisco Systems, Inc. It’s hard to watch the news or social media today and not be confronted with the issue of climate change. Scientific research continues to show that human-induced global warming, species extinction and habitat loss are causing widespread disruption of nature and affecting billions of people through […]

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Fundraising for the Meota concert for the benefit of the BUH Foundation’s fundraising campaign

“The pandemic has taught us all many lessons, one of which is that we are all in this together,” said Leanne Ducommun, executive director of the BUH Foundation. “We are grateful to Meota Music Productions for their continued support and passion for bringing hope through the gift of music. Not only do these concerts bring […]

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Linux Foundation and Fintech Open Source Foundation Announce New Keynote Speakers for Open Source in Finance Forum London 2022

Financial services, technology and open source industry leaders and experts will come together for thought-provoking ideas and conversations on how best to leverage open source software to solve industry challenges . SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Linux Foundationthe non-profit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, and co-organizes the Open Source Fintech […]

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Charles Huang Foundation Makes Record Donation to Arcadia Methodist Hospital

Global entrepreneur donating $7.5 million in his adopted hometown, making it the largest donation ever in the hospital’s 119-year history PASADENA, Calif., June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Chinese-American entrepreneur Dr. Charles Huanthe founder of the Charles Huang Foundation (CHF), announced a $7.5 million donation to the Methodist Hospital of Southern California (MHSC) in Arcadia, the […]

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Seth Walker to Lead SIUE Advancement Initiatives and Serve as Foundation CEO | New

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville Chancellor James T. MinorPhD, appointed Seth Walker as Vice Chancellor for University Advancement (VCUA) and CEO of the SIUE Foundation. Pending approval by the SIU Board of Directors, Walker will assume the role of Monday, August 1, 2022. EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville […]

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Wedge Capital Management LLP NC buys 59,088 shares of First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM)

Wedge Capital Management LLP NC increased its stake in First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM – Get Rating) by 33.6% during the first quarter, reports Holdings Channel.com. The institutional investor held 235,062 shares of the bank after purchasing an additional 59,088 shares during the quarter. Wedge Capital Management LLP NC’s holdings in First Foundation were worth […]

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Senior Software Site Support Engineer at NRF National Research Foundation

Job Summary: We have opportunities in our Software Engineering division for a Senior Software Site Support Engineer who will report to the Functional Director: Software. You will support the engineering, deployment and commissioning activities of the radio telescope in the Karoo. Main responsibilities: Investigate support issues reported on the site Coordinate testing, troubleshooting, and tracking […]

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IFRS Foundation Trustees Call on Jeffrey Hales and Michael Jantzi for ISSB

IFRS Foundation trustees named Jeffrey Hales, SASB Standards Board Chair and University of Texas Accounting Professor, and Michael Jantzi, VRF Board Director and Founder and former CEO of Sustainalytics, as members of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), as of July. 2022. Their nominations constitute the quorum of the ISSB. The appointments of Dr. Hales […]

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Community Foundation Holds Annual Meeting | News, Sports, Jobs

Chautauqua Region Community Foundation 2022 Board of Directors, front row: Laura Otander, Joe Bellitto, Becky Robbins, Lorraine Diggs, Rex McCray. Back row: Amit Taneja, Chloe Smith, Mary Schiller, Todd Hanson, Harold Brunacini and Peter Stark. Photo submitted At its annual meeting on June 15, the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation celebrated a […]

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Barbara Bush Foundation Announces New Board and Investment Committee Members

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is pleased to announce the following recent appointments to its Board of Trustees and Investment Committee. Briton A. Robinson, President and CEO, Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy (PRNewsfoto/Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy) Joining the Foundation’s Board of Directors are Michael […]

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Foundation Resource Management Inc. strengthens its position in Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM)

Foundation Resource Management Inc. increased its stake in Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM – Get Rating) (TSE:AEM) by 101.2% during the 1st quarter, according to its latest filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ( DRY). The company held 270,247 shares of the mining company after purchasing an additional 135,950 shares during the period. Agnico […]

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Foundation Fighting Blindness Announces Leadership Changes

Jason Menzo appointed general manager Russell KelleyPhD, MBA, appointed Managing Director of the RD Fund Ben YerxaPhD, to lead Opus Genetics, the first spin-off company supported by the RD Fund and the Foundation COLUMBIA, MD., June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world’s […]

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$300 million in relief: Greater Toledo Community Foundation provides funding to local nonprofits

Since its inception in 1973, the Greater Toledo Community Foundation (GTCF) has provided approximately $290 million in funding to nonprofit organizations in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan, making it the fourth largest foundation in the state. In the past year alone, the GTCF has awarded $21 million to approximately one-third of all nonprofits in the […]

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The Society of Italian American Businessmen raises funds for the Char Hope Foundation – Capital Gazette

The Society of Italian American Businessmen broke its fundraising record at its eighth annual spring gala, held recently at the Richlin Ballroom. SIAB presented the Char Hope Foundation with a donation of $25,000. Char Hope is dedicated to helping adults facing the challenge of substance abuse move towards long-term recovery by providing a supportive, family-like […]

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Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation closes auction for sold-out TEX Gala, presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts

Arlington, Texas— The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation will host the 2022 TEX Gala, presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts at Globe Life Field on Monday, June 20. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation and its community initiatives. Starting at 5:30 p.m., VIP guests will have a private cocktail reception […]

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LightSpeed ​​Studios Joins the Open 3D Foundation as a Premier Member to Unlock the Vast Potential of the 3D Ecosystem | New

The O3D community builds a first-class open-source 3D engine to advance development in games, the metaverse, and a variety of other applications SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Open 3D Foundation (O3DF)home of a vibrant community focused on advancing the future of open 3D development, announces its growing ecosystem with the addition of […]

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Why FDI Matters for US Jobs and Wages

The Biden administration has offered several proposals to reform the taxation of U.S. multinationals, addressing profit shifting as well as a broader view that offshoring is bad for the U.S. economy and companies should be encouraged to “reshor” as much as possible. activities as possible in the United States. . Contrary to claims by the […]

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More alarming inflation data undermines the progressive ‘greed’ narrative

Another day, another disturbing measure of price inflation. The federal government has just released the latest Producer price index (PPI), an index that tracks the prices of a basket of typical inputs that businesses rely on, such as energy, storage, etc. He finds that prices rose 0.8% from April to May and 10.8% from May […]

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Macau Foundation financial support criteria to be ‘enhanced’ under new regulations

Criteria for assessing and authorizing applications for financial support from the Macao Foundation (FM) will be ‘enhanced’ under new regulations, the Macao SAR Executive Council revealed today (Friday). The new changes to the FM charter revealed today will also change the way the entity assesses, authorizes and monitors financial support in a more “open, transparent […]

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The UoN creates a foundation to raise funds

Company The UoN creates a foundation to raise funds Friday, June 10, 2022 Stephen Kiama, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG The University of Nairobi (UoN) is set to unveil its foundation with the aim of raising private funds amid a cash crunch following government capitation cuts. The foundation registered as […]

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The Apache Software Foundation announces Apache® AGE™ as

Wilmington, DE, June 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 open source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache® AGE™ in as a High Level Project (TLP). Apache AGE (“A Graph Extension”) is a PostgreSQL extension that provides graph database functionality. The project […]

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The Technological Innovation Agency and the SAB Foundation are forming a partnership to further support innovation.

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), and the SAB Foundation have announced a partnership to promote the development of social entrepreneurship in South Africa. The SAB Foundation describes social entrepreneurship as business solutions to social problems. The partnership will see the TIA and the SAB Foundation […]

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TiHAN Foundation at IIT Hyderabad and ICAT to Collaborate on Autonomous Navigation

MoU signed between TiHAN and ICAT for R&D collaboration on autonomous navigation verticals Joint offer of collaboration with industry to work in autonomous navigation using technical expertise and infrastructure Training and capacity building programs Start-up programs and design challenges, including challenges for industry and ministry problem statements A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed […]

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The Windgate Foundation donates $15 million to The Bray – the most generous gift it has ever received | Local

The Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts recently received a $15 million endowment gift from the Windgate Foundation, the largest gift ever in The Bray’s 71-year history. “It was definitely a pretty big surprise…and it was definitely a lot bigger than I had hoped or imagined,” said Steven Young Lee, Director Emeritus and Head of […]