Philanthropy & Non-profit News

Raise your social consciousness with news pertaining to organizations that exist for reasons other than making a profit and to the companies and individuals that provide services to them. This section highlights charities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and foundations.

Foundation Supporting Indigenous Students to Return a Half-Million Dollars to a Catholic Organization

Foundation Supporting Indigenous Students to Return a Half-Million Dollars to a Catholic Organization

The Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation Board Chair, Tony Williams, plans to announce the Board’s decision to return the $500,000 endowment to the Sisters of Saint Anne and terminate the 4.5-year-long relationship. In his announcement, Tony Williams will explain his Board’s decision... - June 24, 2022 - Verna J. Kirkness Foundation

2 Grant Recipients for the Stardust Startups Spring Givenar for Climate Action

Stardust Startups, a virtually-based non-profit organization, awards microgrants worldwide to select emerging entrepreneurs who need seed money for projects focused on making positive social and environmental impact. The organization held their third annual Spring Givenar to showcase the six... - June 23, 2022 - Stardust Startups

Baillie Russell Brown Celebrated as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Baillie Russell Brown Celebrated as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Baillie Russell Brown of Santa Barbara, California has been celebrated as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About Baillie Russell Brown Baillie Russell... - June 22, 2022 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

GraceLife Church Announces Donation Target of One-Thousand Pack-a-Smile Bags

On Saturday, June 25th, starting at 10AM, GraceLife Church of Columbia, SC will host their second annual “Bags From the Heart” charity affair, which will provide up to 1,000 bagged meals for families with critically ill or injured children. - June 22, 2022 - Ronald McDonald House Charities, Columbia SC

Nation’s Kidney Community Deeply Disappointed with Supreme Court Ruling in Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Benefit Health Plan v. DaVita

Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest non-profit, non-partisan coalition of more than 30 organizations, comprising patients, dialysis professionals, physicians, nurses, researchers, therapeutic innovators, transplant coordinators, and manufacturers – today, expressed... - June 21, 2022 - Kidney Care Partners

Teenager Severely Burned When Teacher Conducts Science Experiment - Launches Golf Foundation to Help Others Heal

Teenager Severely Burned When Teacher Conducts Science Experiment - Launches Golf Foundation to Help Others Heal

The Priest James Foundation is focused on providing putting greens for hospitals and medical facilities to utilize as a therapeutic resource. Most recently the Priest James Foundation installed its first putting green at the UCSD Health, Bannister Family House. - June 21, 2022 - Priest James Foundation

My Possibilities Raises Over Half a Million Dollars at Community Ball, Presented by Berry Family Services

Heroes showed up for an incredible evening in support of the Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities Community. - June 18, 2022 - My Possibilities

Thinksgiving® 2022 Applications Are Open

Filament is accepting applications from businesses and nonprofits for their third annual Thinksgiving® event. Thinksgiving® 2022 will take place on November 3 at Cortex. This award-winning initiative connects teams from St. Louis companies with local nonprofits for a day of creative problem-solving. - June 17, 2022 - Filament LLC

Skate Buds Fitness Camp Drastically Improves Youth Fitness Levels Through Innovative & Engaging Programming

Skate Buds Fitness Camp Drastically Improves Youth Fitness Levels Through Innovative & Engaging Programming

In October 2021, The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs of Atlanta contracted the consulting services of Aaron Johnson, a self-proclaimed kids’ fitness guru, to improve their students' results on the National Youth Fitness Assessment. Participants were organized into three groups according... - June 16, 2022 - Aaron Johnson Fitness Club International

Call for Entries for San Diego’s First Virtual BIPOC History Museum

Call for Entries for San Diego’s First Virtual BIPOC History Museum

International call for entries for the first virtual BIPOC history museum located in San Diego, CA. - June 16, 2022 - Our Genetic Legacy Inc.

Women’s Voices Now Honors Sujata Day (Definition Please) with "Women Making Waves" Award Roll Out of "The Crew" Monthly Giving Program

Over the weekend, Women's Voices Now (WVN) honored Filmmaker/Star of Definition Please, with the Women Making Waves award. WVN also rolled out their monthly giving program, The Crew. - June 16, 2022 - Women's Voices Now

Air & Waste Management Association’s Annual Conference Brings Environmental Scientists to San Francisco, June 27-30

Air & Waste Management Association’s Annual Conference Brings Environmental Scientists to San Francisco, June 27-30

The Air & Waste Management Association’s 115th Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE) will bring together hundreds of environmental professionals from around the world on June 27-30 in San Francisco, CA. This year’s conference on “Science & Sustainable Global... - June 15, 2022 - Air & Waste Management Association

Twenty-Two New Graduates Become Alumni of MRC’s Manufacturing Leadership Institute (MLI)

Twenty-Two New Graduates Become Alumni of MRC’s Manufacturing Leadership Institute (MLI)

Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) announced today their celebration of the MLI graduating Class of 2022 at an Alumni Mixer at Madeline’s Restaurant, Fogelsville, PA. Richard Hobbs, President & CEO of MRC, congratulated the class and presented each graduate with a distinctive framed Certificate of Graduation. - June 15, 2022 - Manufacturers Resource Center

Saint Louis Closet Co. Officially Donates to Infant Loss Resources

Saint Louis Closet Co. uses its giveback program, Closets for a Cause, to donate $2,978.99 to Infant Loss Resources (formerly SIDS Resources). The nonprofit’s mission is to promote safe sleep practices and provide grief support to families who have lost a child. “We are thrilled to... - June 15, 2022 - Saint Louis Closet Co.

AIDS Walk South Dallas 2022

AIDS Walk South Dallas 2022

11th Anniversary of AIDS Walk South Dallas - 5K Walk - Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 8AM - June 11, 2022 - AIDS Walk South Dallas

"Tour De Natick - Ride for Natick Scholars" Returns to Natick Common on Fathers Day

"Tour De Natick - Ride for Natick Scholars" Returns to Natick Common on Fathers Day

Tour de Natick family bike ride is back this Father's day. - June 11, 2022 - Rotary Club of Natick

Race Unity Day Conference Announced

The Bahá'ís of Scottsdale will be hosting a conference themed “Social Transformation and Promoting Race Amity in Education.” - June 09, 2022 - The Bahá'ís of Scottsdale

Dress for Success Tampa Bay and Careersource Tampa Bay Celebrate Boutique’s Second Anniversary

Two years ago, Dress for Success Tampa Bay and CareerSource Tampa Bay partnered to help more women get job-ready by opening a clothing boutique in the CareerSource Building at 9215 North Florida Avenue in Tampa. This month, they are celebrating the second anniversary of that landmark boutique in a... - June 09, 2022 - Dress for Success Tampa Bay

Mi Casa Resource Center Celebrates 10 Years of Supporting Inventors

Mi Casa Resource Center Celebrates 10 Years of Supporting Inventors

Mi Casa Resource Center (MCRC) announced the 10th anniversary celebration of its ProBoPat (Pro Bono Patent) Program by highlighting a local inventing team that showcases the impact of business support in the community. Taryn and Shai Omran are the ultimate innovation team. Shai always had ideas,... - June 07, 2022 - Mi Casa Resource Center

DC Central Kitchen Prepares to Move Into the House That Good Business Built

DC Central Kitchen Prepares to Move Into the House That Good Business Built

Iconic DC-Based Social Enterprise Nonprofit Secures New Markets Tax Credit Investment to Help Bring the Kitchen Home to New Klein Center for Jobs & Justice Later This Year. - June 07, 2022 - DC Central Kitchen

Warriors Healing Network is Helping Combat Veterans and Police Officers with PTSD Get the Treatment They Deserve

Warriors Healing Network is Helping Combat Veterans and Police Officers with PTSD Get the Treatment They Deserve

Introduction of a new 501c3 Warriors Healing Network is set to help combat veterans and police officers get PTSD treatment using psychedelics. - June 06, 2022 - Warriors Healing Network

Rebuilding Together Houston Announces Thierry Tchenko as New Chief Communications and Programs Officer

He will serve on the senior leadership team, overseeing the organization’s communications, Volunteer Home Repair and Wheelchair Ramps programs as well as Community Revitalization in the East End and Third Ward. - June 02, 2022 - Rebuilding Together Houston

Cindy J. Brockman to be Featured in P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) Magazine

Cindy J. Brockman to be Featured in P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) Magazine

Cindy J. Brockman of Shepherdstown, West Virginia will be featured in the summer issue of P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) Magazine for her outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of consumer products. About Cindy J. Brockman Cindy J. - June 01, 2022 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Eledon Announces Phase 2a Trial Results of Tegoprubart (AT-1501) – a Drug Invented at ALS TDI

Eledon Announces Phase 2a Trial Results of Tegoprubart (AT-1501) – a Drug Invented at ALS TDI

Eledon Pharmaceuticals announced topline results from their Phase 2 trial of tegoprubart (formerly AT1501), a drug invented and developed at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI). The Phase 2a trial in ALS was a 12-week, open label, dose escalating, safety, and biomarker study. The... - May 31, 2022 - ALS Therapy Development Institute

Planning for Autism in Communities and Schools

Collaboration Between TWU’s School of Occupational Therapy and My Possibilities - May 31, 2022 - My Possibilities

Cardplayer Lifestyle to Host Mixed Game Festival II at Resorts World Las Vegas

Cardplayer Lifestyle to Host Mixed Game Festival II at Resorts World Las Vegas

Cardplayer Lifestyle's second Mixed Game Festival will be held from June 12-16 at Resorts World Las Vegas, offering low-stakes poker players the opportunity to win a PokerStars Live Event Package, free poker merchandise, and multiple poker book signings with top poker champions. Cash games will be running 24/7 throughout the festival, which is slated to deliver excellent value for low-limit recreational poker players. - May 30, 2022 - Cardplayer Lifestyle

Drug-Free Tennessee to Host Event for International Day Against Drug Abuse 2022

Drug-Free Tennessee has a mission to educate people on the dangers of drug abuse. - May 28, 2022 - Drug Free South

CryptoArmor Joins the Texas Blockchain Council

CryptoArmor is excited to announce that the company is officially a member of the Texas Blockchain Council. “We’re excited to grow and develop our organization with other members of TBC,” says Brendon Kelley, co-founder of CryptoArmor. “Texas is a hotspot for both mining... - May 27, 2022 - CryptoArmor

First Frontline to Front Row Hero Ticket Recipients Named

First Frontline to Front Row Hero Ticket Recipients Named

Inaugural Front Row Heroes Literally a “Couple” of Heroes. - May 27, 2022 - FrontRowHero.com

Teas Etc.’s PRIDE Green Tea Blend Does Double Duty Supporting Local and National Programs for LGBTQ Youth

Teas Etc.’s PRIDE Green Tea Blend Does Double Duty Supporting Local and National Programs for LGBTQ Youth

Teas Etc. is brewing acceptance in their support of The Trevor Project and their local Fernandina Beach Pride Event with a colorful tea that is purple, delicious and gives back to LGBTQ Youth. - May 27, 2022 - Teas Etc., Inc.

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services' Gala Raises Over $200,000

Fundraiser to benefit those in need who utilize the nonprofit's programs and services. - May 27, 2022 - Cardinal Ritter Senior Services

CEIC Awarded Clark County Grant for Cannabis Business School Pathway to Ownership's Social Equity Program in Nevada

CEIC Awarded Clark County Grant for Cannabis Business School Pathway to Ownership's Social Equity Program in Nevada

Cannabis Equity and Inclusion Community (CEIC), a non-profit organization with the mission to establish a community of advocates for freedom, equity, and opportunity, was awarded the Community Initiatives Clark County Outside Agency Grant for the 2022/2023 fiscal year, approved by the Board of... - May 26, 2022 - CEIC

The PAWS NY 2022 Annual Spring Benefit Raises $60,500 with Support from Community and Dedicated Volunteers

130 People Came Together at the Monarch Rooftop to Raise Funds and Awareness for People and Pets in Need. - May 26, 2022 - PAWS NY

Workout to Save Lives - Liam's Life WOD

Workout to Save Lives - Liam's Life WOD

May 25, gyms around the world do Liam’s workout in honor of 15-month Liam Kowal who was killed by a drunk driver. Over 100 gyms worldwide participating in the workout in 2022; from gyms in southern California, like Krav Maga Worldwide, Crossfit Horsepower, Crossfit to the Core, Crossfit Coveted, Crossfit Downtown Santa Ana, to gyms all over the US and throughout parts of Europe. - May 25, 2022 - Liams Life Foundation

ALS Therapy Development Institute Scientists to Present Posters Sharing Research Advancements at the ALS Drug Development Summit

ALS Therapy Development Institute Scientists to Present Posters Sharing Research Advancements at the ALS Drug Development Summit

The ALS TDI scientists will be showcasing significant advancements in ALS research through multiple poster presentations. These posters will cover pre-clinical research exploring potential new therapeutic drug-like molecules and targets for ALS, as well as translational research analyzing patient data to identify new ALS biomarkers, drug targets, and patient populations. - May 25, 2022 - ALS Therapy Development Institute

Our Village Closet Celebrates 1st Anniversary of the Resource Center Serving Youth Affected by Foster Care in Sonoma County, CA

Our Village Closet Celebrates 1st Anniversary of the Resource Center Serving Youth Affected by Foster Care in Sonoma County, CA

Our Village Closet (OVC) is a dedicated team of advocates, committed to strengthening the foster community in Sonoma County by providing relevant supplies and support to youth (ages 0-25) and their caregivers impacted by the welfare system. By fostering connections to essential supplies, support, and resources, they hope to help create felt safety, nurturing relationships, and a sense of belonging. This June, they celebrate 1 year serving foster youth at their Resource Center. - May 25, 2022 - Our Village Closet

Community Family Life Services Hosting 3-Day Virtual Conference on Serving Moms in Crisis, with a Focus on Criminal Justice

Community Family Life Services Hosting 3-Day Virtual Conference on Serving Moms in Crisis, with a Focus on Criminal Justice

From June 7-9, the Community Family Life Services (CFLS) Speakers Bureau will hold its second national MORE THAN Conference, a survivor-led virtual series on the intersection of domestic violence, race, poverty, the criminal justice system, and motherhood. Attendees can earn up to 13 CEUs approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886880865-4332). - May 25, 2022 - Community Family Life Services

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

LA, Inc. will be hosting a fundraiser, "The Mixer that Matters" on May 26th in honor of Foster Youth Month to specifically celebrate the resilient young people in the Foster Care system, hosted by Chad L. Coleman, actor on the award-winning series The Walking Dead. Representatives and... - May 25, 2022 - Living Advantage Inc.

NJ Ombudsman Hosting Webinar: the 25 Most Common Nursing Home Problems and How to Resolve Them

NJ Ombudsman Hosting Webinar: the 25 Most Common Nursing Home Problems and How to Resolve Them

The NJ Long-Term Care Ombudsman and FACE NJ present advocate Eric Carlson to discuss common long-term care problems and how to resolve them. - May 24, 2022 - NJ Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Dr. Linda Casson-Hackett Honored as a Woman of the Month for May 2022 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Women of Excellence Recognized)

Dr. Linda Casson-Hackett Honored as a Woman of the Month for May 2022 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Women of Excellence Recognized)

Dr. Linda Casson-Hackett of Dover, Delaware is honored as a Woman of the Month for May 2022 her outstanding achievements and contributions in the fields of nonprofit and education. Each month P.O.W.E.R. features women to represent their professions and industries due to their expertise and success... - May 24, 2022 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Balto Token Launched with Plans to Change Crypto for Good

Balto Token Launched with Plans to Change Crypto for Good

Altcoin Balto Token brings charity to crypto with 2% donated to animal organizations. - May 22, 2022 - Balto Token

Mosaics Fine Art Festival Receives $6,000 Grant

Nonprofit presented with tourism grant from Greater Saint Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau. - May 21, 2022 - Mosaics Fine Art Festival

Two Philadelphia County High School Seniors to Receive Academic Scholarships for Higher Education

Two Philadelphia County High School Seniors to Receive Academic Scholarships for Higher Education

The Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation announced today that two 2022 recipients have been selected for its annual scholarship grants. The announcement was made by the foundation’s founder and president, Khadijah Butler. - May 20, 2022 - Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation

Switzer Learning Center Students Participate in Annual Special Olympics Day Activities

Switzer Learning Center Students Participate in Annual Special Olympics Day Activities

Students of all learning abilities participate in a one-day Special Olympics event held in Torrance, CA. - May 20, 2022 - Switzer Learning Center

Berry Family Services Presents My Possibilities Community Ball June 11

Join My Possibilities for an elegant night supporting the intellectual and developmental disabilities community - May 20, 2022 - My Possibilities

Saint Louis Closet Co. Donates $3,188.00 to Operation Shower

MAPLEWOOD, Mo. – Through Closets for a Cause, Saint Louis Closet Co. donates to local nonprofits. So far, Saint Louis Closet Co. has donated a total of $84, 644.43 since starting Closets for a Cause in 2020. This past April, $3,188.00 of their profits went to Operation Shower, whose mission... - May 20, 2022 - Saint Louis Closet Co.

Sound Mind Network Music Festival at Bally's Atlantic City Announces Line-Up June 26, 2022

Sound Mind Network Music Festival at Bally's Atlantic City Announces Line-Up June 26, 2022

Philadelphia-Based Non-Profit Sound Mind Network Proudly Presents the First Annual Sound Mind Network Music Festival - May 19, 2022 - Sound Mind Network

Southington, CT Junk Removal Company Saves Local Animals

Southington, CT Junk Removal Company Saves Local Animals

Junk Bear, a Southington-based junk removal company, has recently added "animal rescue" to its long list of credentials, rescuing kittens, a dog, and even raccoons over the past month. - May 19, 2022 - Junk Bear

Founder of Youth Emergency Shelter Receives Young Leader Award

Founder of Youth Emergency Shelter Receives Young Leader Award

The Texas Woman’s Foundation Awards Stacy Johnson. - May 19, 2022 - Central Texas Table of Grace

Vesalio Announces Oversubscribed Class A Financing

Vesalio Announces Oversubscribed Class A Financing

Vesalio, an emerging leader in improving outcomes in patients with vascular occlusion, is proud to announce it has oversubscribed its Class A financing round. Solas BioVentures led the investment with participation by new and existing investors, including the recent addition of Orlando Health... - May 18, 2022 - Vesalio

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