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Creating High Quality Education Where It’s Needed Most
LISC

LISC has launched the Spark Opportunity Grant Program to bring high-quality schools to economically distressed communities and help ensure education is a cornerstone of their revitalization. The $2 million program, supported by a grant from the Walton Family Foundation, will assist an estimated 40 public…

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Giving families the tools and resources they need to rebuild in Ethiopia
Global Citizen

Nyanthiol Chambang and her brother fled South Sudan as kids, and now they’re rescuing women and children from conflict zones in the country through their organization Thon Met African Peace Foundation. With a background in finance, Chambang acts as Thon Met’s executive director and leads…

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LISC’s Emerging Leaders Council Creates Greater Impact
LISC

There’s a new kind of board at LISC, composed of a diverse crew of younger professionals who are leaders in their fields. Their mission? To bring fresh perspectives, networks and attention to LISC’s work and help them achieve even greater impact in their communities. Learn…

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‘United to Strengthen Our Local Communities’ Campaign Launches
United Way

United Way Worldwide announced the launch of their “United to Strengthen Our Local Communities” campaign, in partnership with Valpak. This nationwide, multi-platform campaign places a spotlight on education and helping to build stronger local communities across America. The campaign is intended to increase brand awareness,…

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Lead, Impact, Network and Change with United Way
United Way

United Way LINC (Lead.Impact.Network.Change.), the affinity group serving Millennials and Gen Z supporters, has set a goal of educating one million young people about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including those related to poverty, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice. Learn More

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TECHSTARS 2019 KICKS OFF WITH THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
The Nature Conservancy

The 2019 Techstars Sustainability Accelerator in Partnership with The Nature Conservancy has kicked off with ten tech companies arriving in Denver for the second year of the first-of-its-kind program. The accelerator provides mentorship, investment, and resources to help entrepreneurs rapidly scale-up technology that is solving…

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Building Success in Turks and Caicos with United Way
United Way

This past December, United Way Turks and Caicos Islands opened its doors. Turks and Caicos, an island chain in the Caribbean, was in the news in September 2017 after getting pummeled by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. As a result, an early focus of UWTCI has…

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TE Connectivity Grant Supports UN Foundation’s Mission
United Nations Foundation

The TE Connectivity Foundation announced it will continue its support of three nonprofit organizations that advance its mission of connecting and strengthening global communities through access to technology and engineering for all, with a focus on women and underserved populations, by providing $1.3 million in…

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