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Medtronic Foundation Opportunity Grant Initiative Now Seeking Applications

Applications due June 14, 2018
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Medtronic believes that all people deserve access to quality healthcare and well-being, and through the Medtronic Foundation, we seek opportunities to demonstrate sustainable and innovative solutions to expand access and improve health outcomes for underserved populations around the world.

Morgan Stanley Foundation Announces Additional $1.5 Million in Grants to Local Food Banks Across the United States

Grant part of $23 million that has been committed to Feeding America® and the network of food banks to provide children with access to nutritious food
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NEW YORK, May 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley Foundation today announced over $1,500,000 in grants to local food banks in 29 cities across 20 states to support hunger-relief programs that deliver food assistance and healthy meals to children and families. These grants are part of our most recent commitment, bringing our support total to more than $23 million to 200 Feeding America member food banks to help launch, build upon and sustain critical child nutrition programs through child hunger grants and expand access to fresh produce through produce grants.

Charitable Giving Changing As Younger Donors Give and Demand More From the Third Sector

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  • New Barclays research reports younger givers are leading the charitable donation charge; 35 to 54 year-olds gave the most to charity in 2017 
  • Cash falls out of favour, with almost three-quarters of charities saying street donations are declining
  • Digital donation methods are rising in popularity; online was the most common method for over a quarter of people last year, but GDPR poses a threat 
  • Growing need for charities to show how donations will be spent; over a third (37%) of consumers say they don’t give because they’re unsure how charities use their money 
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  • New Barclays research reports younger givers are leading the charitable donation charge; 35 to 54 year-olds gave the most to charity in 2017 
  • Cash falls out of favour, with almost three-quarters of charities saying street donations are declining
  • Digital donation methods are rising in popularity; online was the most common method for over a quarter of people last year, but GDPR poses a threat 
  • Growing need for charities to show how donations will be spent; over a third (37%) of consumers say they don’t give because they’re unsure how charities use their money 

Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Issues Grant RFP for Projects Showing Measurable Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $90,000 grant to fund work in the 2019 calendar year for currently existing or new programs that would measurably reduce the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $90,000 grant to fund work in the 2019 calendar year for currently existing or new programs that would measurably reduce the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

How Employee Data Can Be Grantmaking's Most Valuable Resource

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on the power of employee nominated grants
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It was a game-changing moment when Kathy Gu, Program Manager, Living Progress, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and her team discovered the power of an employee-nominated grants program. By leveraging the interests and existing passions of their employees, the company created a holistic grantmaking approach that not only supported the initiatives of the company, it enhanced the lives of their employees and boosted morale during a time of change and uncertainty.

The Humana Foundation Announces Strategic Community Investing Program for 2018

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March 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc., is evolving its giving process to hone in on health-focused community investments. The new giving strategy will address the root causes of health issues, creating improved and sustained positive health outcomes, and will focus on eight Bold Goal communities. Bold Goal communities are places where Humana actively works with community partners to improve health 20 percent by 2020.

StubHub Launches Multi-Year Program to Support Music Education

Three-year commitment to include grant to provide $3MM in instrument donations from the StubHub Foundation, supporting the benefitting partner Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation.
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StubHub, the world's largest event marketplace, announced today a three-year commitment to put over $3MM in instruments into at-risk public school music programs across the country, in partnership with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation (MHOF).  The commitment is made possible by a grant from the StubHub Foundation, a corporate-advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, that extends the existing four-year partnership with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation. 

The Subaru Performance Community Is All In for Make-A-Wish®

by Michael Austin
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The passion that binds the Subaru performance community extends far beyond cars, mods and racing.

Benevity Acquires TrustCSR, UK-Based Corporate Social Responsibility Consultancy

Market-Leading Software Provider Expands International Footprint to Meet Growing Demand of Global Enterprises to Build Inclusive Workplace Cultures
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CALGARY, Canada, February 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, announces the acquisition of TrustCSR, a UK-based corporate social responsibility consultancy that serves enterprise clients, including Amazon, British Telecom, DHL, EE, Avanade, National Grid and Experian.

Caring About the Game

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“It seems to be easier to win the game when you care about the game.” 

The morning after the Super Bowl seems an appropriate time to write about the game, but it’s not actually the game of football that I’m interested in.  It’s the game of business and what it takes to win in 2018.

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