BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Foundation has announced that the president of Emerson College will takeover as president and chief executive officer in June.
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan and Roc Nation have partnered to stage a virtual live event on Sunday headlined by Alicia Keys that will pay tribute to workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic in Italy and...
ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) — Nearly two dozen conservation projects in Maine will receive grants through a philanthropic foundation that focuses on quality of life in the state.
DETROIT (AP) — Rapper Big Sean's philanthropic foundation continues to support a program created to deal with student homelessness at Detroit's Wayne State University.
DETROIT (AP) — Rapper Big Sean's philanthropic foundation is hosting another weekend of events in Detroit aimed at helping youth in his hometown.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced that his philanthropic foundation will fund a conference at Washington University in St. Louis that will focus on...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A seven-member commission picked by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb to recommend ways to boost teacher pay won't include any current teachers or school leaders.
Holcomb's office announced his appointments Tuesday for the panel, which will be led by former Mayflower Group chairman and president Michael Smith. The remaining members are three other business executives, an Ivy Tech Community College vice president, a philanthropic foundation leader and a nonprofit group executive.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation says it has convened education leaders and other officials to craft a plan for the state's public school system.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man wants to convert a cruise ship into a homeless shelter that would be permanently docked on Portland's waterfront.
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana philanthropic foundation has won a more than $226,000 federal grant to address food deserts in Gary and East Chicago, in part by expanding access to locally-grown produce.
The Merrillville-based Legacy Foundation will use the funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to add food markets and mobile markets by next summer in the two Lake County cities.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A philanthropic foundation has committed $1 million to support a proposed mountain biking park in Colorado Springs.
The Gazette reports the El Pomar Foundation announced Thursday that it will give $100,000 a year for a decade to underwrite the city's operational expenses on the project.
NEW YORK (AP) — Companies like Apple and Walt Disney as well as Walmart's philanthropic foundation are investors in a $23 million venture fund aiming to use tools like artificial intelligence and blockchain technology to improve global labor practices.
Working Capital was launched Tuesday by Humanity United, a foundation that's part of the Omidyar Group started by the founder of eBay, Pierre Omidyar.
WASHINGTON (AP) — One of America's largest philanthropic foundations announced Wednesday that it will award about $24 million in grants to organizations in 13 cities and one state to help fight racism.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Cleveland-based bank has pledged to contribute to a Pittsburgh scholarship program.
The Post-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2pLjcXW ) that KeyBank's philanthropic foundation will donate $1 million to the Pittsburgh Promise scholarship program. Five college-bound seniors will be selected each year for the KeyBank scholarship.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A philanthropic foundation is giving more than $800,000 to the Foundation for Maine's Community Colleges to help serve more students.
The Kresge Foundation is providing the money. The community college system says the money will enable the seven colleges in the system to join the Achieving the Dream network.