Tag: Philanthropic foundations

Barnes guaranteed $18.75M by Red Sox for 2022-23

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All-Star closer Matt Barnes is guaranteed $18.75 million as part of his new contract with the Boston Red Sox covering 2022 and 2023. ...

UNC, Florida, Michigan, OU to play in Jumpman Invitational

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Sports Foundation has announced a three-year deal with Jordan Brand to host the Jumpman Invitational, a holiday college basketball...

Bill, Melinda Gates to run foundation jointly after divorce

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NEW YORK — Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates will continue to work together as co-chairs of their foundation even after their planned divorce....

Philanthropies eagerly back ex-UNC professor Hannah-Jones

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NEW YORK — Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones used major philanthropic donors to build her future as a tenured professor at Howard University, just as other...

Chiefs’ Mahomes joins USA Football in youth football support

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes is teaming with USA Football to host three youth football coaching clinics across Missouri this summer...

Gates Foundation commits $2.1B to advance gender equality

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Bill and Melinda Gates’ namesake foundation announced Wednesday it will spend $2.1 billion to advance global gender equality. It comes as private donors, government...

Q&A: Ford Foundation’s leader straddles contrasting worlds

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Darren Walker has experienced two sides of life — one of poverty, one of wealth. ...

How Southern Power Fund upends traditional grantmaking

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Clara Benson, founder of a nascent South Carolina nonprofit that connects Black residents with health and wellness resources, got an intriguing call last September. ...

Ousted Grammys CEO, Recording Academy reach settlement

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NEW YORK — Ousted Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan and the Recording Academy have reached a confidential settlement over why the former leader was let...

NJ residents flock outside as vaccine earns free state parks

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ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK, N.J. — As New Jersey residents prepare to head outdoors for the Fourth of July, the state's parks are already...