Tag: Philanthropy

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‘Decolonizing Wealth:’ Edgar Villanueva Discusses How Money Can Heal Native American Communities

Edgar Villanueva is an expert on philanthropy and a member of the Lumbee Native American Tribe in North Carolina. After spending years in the institutional philanthropic sector, he wrote “Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance,” which looks into how money — which has often been used…

Monsanto Donates $1 Million to Help Ferguson

As Ferguson tries to heal the racial fractures that divided the community in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting, one DiversityInc Top 50 company is doing its part to help the area’s residents. St. Louisbased Monsanto, No. 46 in the DiversityInc Top 50, announced that it will donate $1…

Video: How to Develop Relationships With Nonprofits

John D. Kemp President and CEO The Viscardi Center John D. Kemp is the President & CEO of The Viscardi Center, a network of non-profit organizations that provides a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities, based in Albertson, NY. He is widely respected…

DiversityInc Top 50 Companies More Philanthropic

By Barbara Frankel DiversityInc Top 50 companies, which have significantly more racial and ethnic diversity in their management and workforces and more gender diversity in their management than most companies, average 1.46 percent of their gross revenue going to charitable contributions. By contrast, Giving USA notes that the average for…

Diversity, Philanthropy and How I Got Through College

By Tierra Moore Piens, The Greenlining Institute Philanthropy changes lives. I know, because it changed mine. When I arrived at UCLA my first prioritywasn’tmaking new friends or signing up for student organizations it was finding a job. And I did. I knew that financing my college education was going to…

KeyBank Foundation Awards $1.25 Million to Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Cleveland State University for 'STEM' Classrooms on Cleveland State Campus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KeyBank Foundation Awards $1.25 Million to Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Cleveland State University for “STEM” Classrooms on Cleveland State Campus CMSD, CSU to create joint campus for 11thand 12thgraders at MC2STEM High School CLEVELAND January 8, 2013 KeyBank Foundationhas awarded a $1.25 million grant that will…

Merck Condemns Boy Scout Gay Ban, Halts Funding

Merck & Co. has ended all of its funding to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) because of the organization’s refusal to allow gay and lesbian scouts and leaders. The decision was praised by gay-rights organizations, including GLAAD and Scouts for Equality, which have avidly petitioned corporations to take a…