DANVILLE, CA — The San Ramon Valley Education Foundation announced Monday it has awarded 123 teacher grants totaling $72,443 to the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, including 28 music and science grants funded by the SRVEF Endowment Committee. This year's total amount awarded exceeds last year's total by more than $5,000, according to the nonprofit.Over the past several weeks, the SRVEF grants committee read and reviewed over 350 grant applications submitted from SRVUSD schools, according to the foundation. It partnered with DonorsChoose.org for the application process; external supporters and matching funds helped to extend the SRVEF grant funding this year, SRVEF said."We would like to thank the SRVUSD teachers for their commitment to the writing of the grant applications for the benefit of our students," said Gary Alpert, SRVEF president. "We also want to acknowledge the community for their support of the 36th annual Run for Education and the Rotary Club of San … [Read more...] about San Ramon Valley Education Foundation Announces Grant Funding
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Non-profit reflects on milestone year for cystic fibrosis awareness & looks ahead to 2020 LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) December 10, 2019 Claire’s Place Foundation, a non-profit organization providing support to children and families affected by cystic fibrosis (CF), is proud to announce that its Second Annual Clairity Ball will take place on October 17, 2020. Celebrating the life and legacy of their late founder Claire Wineland, the event will provide crucial funding for the foundation’s programs that offer educational, emotional and financial support to the cystic fibrosis community. In 2019, Claire’s Place Foundation received a record number of grant requests from CF families dealing with the financial stress of extended hospital stays. The foundation’s grants help CF patients like Aiden who spent over 100 days in the hospital in 2019. Aiden and his family were barely financially holding on, even though both parents were juggling full-time jobs and caring for two … [Read more...] about Claire’s Place Foundation Unveils 2020 Clairity Ball to Support Families Affected by Cystic Fibrosis
Photo: PRWeb Photo: PRWeb Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: PRWeb SurveyAuto Receives Investment from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 1 / 1 Back to Gallery SurveyAuto to use its Machine Learning platform to crowdsource public health data. LAHORE, Pakistan (PRWEB) December 10, 2019 SurveyAuto, the emerging leader in using machine learning to crowdsource field data, announced a grant investment by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to monitor family planning product data. The grant will be used by SurveyAuto to explore if crowdsourced data, combined with machine learning, can reduce cost and improve quality of field data collection. The grant investment will further develop the model to monitor product data from health clinics and … [Read more...] about SurveyAuto Receives Investment from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Lions Pride Park received a significant boost when Foundations Community Partnership presented a $10,000 check to Warrington Lions Club, Warrington Township Board of Supervisors, and Township staff. The donation will be used towards the campaign for the construction and maintenance of Lions Pride Park, which will begin construction this fall. The donation was a Capital Improvement Grant that Foundations Community Partnership awards to nonprofit organizations that serve the youth in Bucks County. These grants can be used for capital campaigns such as structural improvements, renovations, new buildings, additions to an existing building or additions of durable equipment. Lions Pride Park was once the site of the Twin Oaks Day Camp and it will be converted into a state of the art, 17-acre recreational, educational and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant park for visitors of all ages and all abilities. The Warrington Township Lions Club is working to raise $1.2 million for … [Read more...] about Foundations Community Partnership Donates $10K
Photo: PRWeb Photo: PRWeb Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: PRWeb Seven-year-old Aaron Hill leaves a legacy all kids can enjoy. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Aaron Hill was six years old when he was diagnosed with a rare genetic brain disorder. Within six months, he lost his ability to see, hear, walk, talk and eat. Aaron passed away at the age of seven, 14 months after he was diagnosed. Make-a-Wish, a non-profit organization that grants wishes for critically ill children had heard of Aaron's case and wanted to fulfill his wish—a playground at Prairie Elementary School in Layfayette, LA, that is accessible to all children. LAFAYETTE, La. (PRWEB) December 10, 2019 Seven-year-old Aaron Hill leaves a legacy all kids can enjoy. Aaron Hill was six … [Read more...] about Seven-year-old Aaron Hill leaves a legacy all kids can enjoy.