January 29, 2010

Gates: $10B vaccine program could save 8.7M lives
By Paul Armstrong
Bill and Melinda Gates announced plans Friday to invest $10 billion in the fight against a number of illnesses including AIDS and said the record donation could save nearly nine million lives. Read full text.
Rogue probation office needs real oversight
Boston Globe
…Something has to change. Last month, [...]

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January 28, 2010

Sutter Health establishes $10 million fund to aid Marin health care safety net
Marin Independent Journal
By Richard Halstead
Sutter Health has established a $10 million donor-advised fund with the Marin Community Foundation that will be spent over the next five years to support Marin County’s community clinics and health care safety net. Read full text.
‘Hope for Haiti [...]

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January 27, 2010

Communicating Effectively: Across Generations and Geography
RE: Philanthropy
By Diane Miller
Sometimes wishes do come true! I am so excited to go to my third Family Philanthropy Conference. And, I think my Council responsibilities put me in a key position to get answers to my question: How do families effectively connect across generations and geography? Read full text.
Greater [...]

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January 26, 2010

Local artists get seed money
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Galleries are great, but every artist itches to take over a whole building. That’s what University of Minnesota art professor Ali Momeni and a team of artists will do next year at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), thanks to Chicago’s Joyce Foundation. Read full text.
With less money to [...]

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