The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey awards $1,364,000 in grants to 56 NJ non-profit organizations

The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey awards $1,364,000 in grants to 56 NJ non-profit organizations
Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 15, 2015 The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey announced today that it has awarded $ 1,364,000 in grants to 56 New Jersey non-profit organizations. With these final grant awards in 2014, the Foundation awarded 133 grants totaling $ 3,892,250. “The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey proudly supports community-based organizations ...

Jefferson Awards Foundation Honors Adam Braun, Fred Jackson, Ivan Hageman and 2015 National Recipients at Annual NYC Ceremony

Jefferson Awards Foundation Honors Adam Braun, Fred Jackson, Ivan Hageman and 2015 National Recipients at Annual NYC Ceremony
New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2015 The Jefferson Awards Foundation, America’s most prestigious and longest standing organization dedicated to activating and celebrating public service, today honors America’s most outstanding philanthropic achievements in 2015 at its annual gala in New York City. The gala will take place at Gotham Hall, honoring award recipients for their ...

The Marfan Foundation to Honor Isaiah Austin, Former Baylor University Basketball Star, and Carolyn Levering, Emeritus CEO of The Marfan Foundation, at Heartworks Gala

The Marfan Foundation to Honor Isaiah Austin, Former Baylor University Basketball Star, and Carolyn Levering, Emeritus CEO of The Marfan Foundation, at Heartworks Gala
Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2015 The Marfan Foundation announced today that it is honoring Isaiah Austin, the former Baylor University basketball star, and Carolyn Levering, Emeritus CEO of The Marfan Foundation, with its 2015 Hero with a Heart Award. The presentations will be made at the 15th Heartworks on April 16, in New ...

The Rick Herrema Foundation and Environmental Services, Inc. Partner On Environmental Issues To Support Military Family Support Services in North Carolina

The Rick Herrema Foundation and Environmental Services, Inc. Partner On Environmental Issues To Support Military Family Support Services in North Carolina
Raleigh and Fayetteville, NC (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 With the recent release of the movie American Sniper, filmgoers are learning more about an important issue many military families face. After multiple deployments into dangerous war zones, how do soldiers successfully reintegrate into their military and civilian communities, and most importantly, into their immediate and extended ...

Celiac Disease Foundation Announces New Members to Board of Directors

Celiac Disease Foundation Announces New Members to Board of Directors
Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2015 Celiac Disease Foundation, the nation’s leading voluntary health organization for celiac disease, announces the appointment of four new members of its Board of Directors for the 2015-2017 term. Joining the Board of Director are Emily Luxford, Jody Morris, Jordan Ramer, and Jim Watson. “We are pleased and ...

CIRTEMO to Showcase Results from National Science Foundation Funded Research at Photonics West 2015

Columbia, SC (PRWEB) February 07, 2015 Dr. Ryan Priore, Chief Technology Officer of Multivariate Optical Element innovator CIRTEMO, will present a poster showcasing National Science Foundation funded research for advancing Multivariate Optical Computing for fluorochrome discrimination during the 5:30pm “Optical Diagnostics and Sensing XV: Toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics” session Monday, February 9, 2015 at Photonics West. ...

The Socrata Foundation Established to Unleash the Power of Open Data to Improve the World

Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) February 19, 2015 February 19, 2015 – Socrata (http://www.socrata.com), the world leader in cloud solutions for open data and data-driven government, today established the Socrata Foundation, which will expand on the company’s mission to unleash the power of open data to improve the world. Based on a cohesive and committed philanthropic ...

National Science Foundation Honors SD Mines’ Gadhamshetty with CAREER Award

National Science Foundation Honors SD Mines' Gadhamshetty with CAREER Award
RAPID CITY, S.D. (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Assistant Professor Venkataramana Gadhamshetty, Ph.D., P.E., with the prestigious CAREER award that carries a $ 500,000 research grant. Over the next five years, the award will fund Gadhamshetty’s research that could pave the ...

CA Wild Sheep Foundation says proposed Soda Mountain Solar Project will jeopardize wildlife populations

CA Wild Sheep Foundation says proposed Soda Mountain Solar Project will jeopardize wildlife populations
Millbrae, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2015 Scientists and representatives of the California Wild Sheep Foundation say the proposed 4,300-acre Soda Mountain Solar Project in the Mojave Desert would likely add another nail in the coffin of the species if a critical migration corridor across Interstate 15 is blocked by the solar plant. See the recent ...

ENVIRON Foundation Announces Grant Recipients

Arlington, VA (PRWEB) January 27, 2015 The ENVIRON Foundation recently announced it is funding three not-for-profit organizations undertaking innovative international projects that address important human health and environmental sustainability needs. The projects are a water quality monitoring facility and program in Guatemala; a sustainable fishing program that will help protect Indonesia’s coral reef ecosystems; and ...