Ford Foundation

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Name: Ford Foundation
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How to craft a new story for Birmingham

Have you seen the billboard or heard the saying, “Will the last person leaving Seattle turn out the lights?” According to Luis Ubinas, former president of the Ford Foundation, 40 years ago cities like New York, San Francisco, Boston and Seattle were broke, ... [Published Birmingham Business Journal - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

UC Riverside teams up with ten public universities, major foundations

UC Riverside today joins 10 other major public research universities and six national foundations in announcing the University Innovation Alliance, which was founded to identify and share best-practices in degree attainment programs for low-income and ... [Published University Business - 19 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Who they are: Gay rights grant-makers and the Catholic-focused groups they fund

Tim Gill; George Soros; Jon Stryker September 17th, 2014By Valerie SchmalzWealthy foundations that advocate same-sex marriage have a clever strategy. They create a flow of money to Catholic groups or other faith-based groups who oppose Catholic teaching ... [Published Catholic San Francisco - 8 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Oregon leads nation in abuse of painkillers

(MGN)PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Roughly one in four Oregonians was prescribed opioids in 2013, positioning the state as the nation’s leader in abuse of painkillers.Doctors wrote more than 900,000 scripts for opioids in 2013, and Oregon’s death rate from ... [Published KOIN Local 6 - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Purdue in alliance to help low-income students

Purdue University will join a group of other universities to ensure that low-income and first-generation students can earn a college degree. (Photo:File photo/Journal & Courier)Purdue University is one of 11 major public research institutions to form ... [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Nigeria's 2015 Elections: Engaging Voters

Panel 1: Lessons from 2011 and INEC's Outreach StrategyChris FomunyohSenior Associate and Regional Director for Central and West AfricaNational Democratic Institute (NDI)Richard KleinSenior Advisor for Election Processes, NDIOluwole Osaze UzziDirector ... [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

MSU joins national alliance to increase college graduation rates

Eleven large research institutions, including Michigan State University, have come together across state and conference lines to increase the rate at which students from low-income and underrepresented backgrounds graduate from college.The effort is receiving ... [Published MSU Today - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Government lacks people for IT projects

Cover Oregon logoThe State of Oregon does not have a fabulous track record when one considers technology projects. Even discounting Cover Oregon, there's a long list of projects that have been very difficult to implement, and many agencies have never ... [Published Statesman Journal - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Familes Must Grow Their Wealth Faster Than It's Consumed

Harvard Business School  Professor John Davis, an expert on family wealth, warned last night that many family wealth creators hang on to the family business long after their fortune continues to grow by 6% a year and lose the opportunity to sell at the ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Suman Bery: The argumentative Indian

I was privileged to be the director-general of the National Council of Applied Economic Research in New Delhi when that distinguished organisation celebrated its golden jubilee in 2006. At that time, I searched for documentation on how the institution ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Crafting a new story for Bham

Have you seen the billboard or heard the saying, “Will the last person leaving Seattle turn out the lights?” According to Luis Ubinas, former president of the Ford Foundation, 40 years ago cities like New York, San Francisco, Boston and Seattle were broke, ... [Published Birmingham Business Journal - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: Osiwa, Ford Foundation Donates Vehicles to Health Ministry

By Henry KarmoMonrovia — The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in partnership with the FORD Foundation has joined other international groups in providing support to Liberia in its fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak.As part of efforts ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 11 2014]

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"Clearly, we have a tragic epidemic right here in our midst" says Marvin D Seppala, M D , chief medical officer, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
"We are trying to look atat bestbest practices for student success, and have multiple campuses try them out, so you can see if they work and that they work in different settings" KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little said
...But underneath there's a common pattern: partisanship," says Lawrence Hamilton, professor of sociology at UNH and lead author of the paper. "On almost every issue in every place, Democrats express greater concern about environmental problems than Republicans."
Foundations "hold the power to trigger a survival reflex in society" , according to a group of the world's foremost environmentalists

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Oregon leads nation in abuse of painkillers [Published KOIN Local 6 - 17 hours ago]
Global shift to mass transit could save more th... [Published UC Davis - 17 hours ago]
Purdue in alliance to help low-income students [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - 18 hours ago]
Nigeria's 2015 Elections: Engaging Voters [Published Center for Strategic and International Studies - 18 hours ago]
UC Riverside teams up with ten public universit... [Published University Business - 19 hours ago]
The state of Oregon is leading the nation in pa... [Published Katu.com - 22 hours ago]
Giant clothing swap could be the next hot fashi... [Published Treehugger - 23 hours ago]
KU joins group of universities trying to gradua... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Sep 16 2014]
Politics divide coastal residents' views of env... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 16 2014]
MSU joins national alliance to increase college... [Published MSU Today - Sep 16 2014]
Catherine “Kay” Stratton, wife of MIT’s 11th pr... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 16 2014]
The Future of Democracy in Pakistan and Afghani... [Published Middle East Institute - Sep 15 2014]
The Reel Recovery Film Festival Returns to New ... [Published Fix.com - Sep 15 2014]
Report: Government lacks people for IT projects [Published Statesman Journal - Sep 15 2014]
Leonardo DiCaprio To Be Honored With Clinton Gl... [Published Look to the Stars - Sep 15 2014]
After Detroit bankruptcy, is there enough money? [Published Michigan Public Radio - Sep 15 2014]
Philanthropists must spend their cash on solvin... [Published 2Degrees - Sep 15 2014]
'Cuerpo a Cuerpo': Argentina's abortion battle ... [Published GlobalPost - Sep 15 2014]
Aaron C. Dutton, Marine, engineer & magician [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 15 2014]
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Qanta Ahmed: 'Beautiful faith' overtaken by beh... [Published Tulsa World - Sep 14 2014]
WRITEHOUSE TO PUBLISH FAMILONI’S SMITHEREENS OF... [Published This Day Online - Sep 14 2014]
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Catherine “Kay” Stratton, wife of MIT’s 11th pr... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 16 2014]
Catherine N. “Kay” Stratton — the wife of former MIT President Julius A. Stratton , and for decades a great friend of the arts at MIT — died Sept. 10 at her beloved farm in South Newfane, Vt. She was 100 years old. Born in Los Angeles, Stratton was ...
Ford Foundation Appoints Kenneth T. Monteiro Ge... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Sep 05 2014]
NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Kenneth T. Monteiro as its next Vice President, Secretary of the Board, and General Counsel.  Mr. Monteiro will succeed Ricardo Castro in the role ...
Joe Stiglitz: We Need Fair Taxes For All [Published Crooks and Liars - Aug 29 2014]
Here's a nice Labor Day topic: economic inequality! Listen to Joe Stiglitz: BILL MOYERS: This week on Moyers & Company, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz. JOSEPH E. STIGLITZ: Our democracy is now probably better described as one dollar, one vote than ...
Upcoming Webinar: Strategic Philanthropy for a ... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 27 2014]
SOURCE: FSG DESCRIPTION: Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014 Time: 11:00 am - 12 noon PT, 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET Price: $49 Register today for this SSIR Live! webinar Featuring Kathleen Enright, founding president and CEO, Grantmakers for ...
The Ford Foundation and the Virginia School of ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 25 2014]
David M. Levy and Sandra J. Peart have unearthed some very valuable, hitherto undiscovered material in the history of economic and political thought, as well as the history of American philanthropy.  I have followed this paper through several drafts, ...
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