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Community Foundation For Southeast Michigan Awards Nearly $19 Million In Grants

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced nearly $19 million in grants to organizations and initiatives primarily within southeast Michigan’s seven counties in areas including health, education, the arts, environment, youth and housing, and human services.

“From support for music education to a learning program in Detroit laundromats and a counseling program for people affected by dementia, our goal is to create permanent, positive change for residents in southeast Michigan,” said Mariam C. Noland, President, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. “We accomplish this by partnering with communities, nonprofits, foundations, and stakeholders to implement solutions to complex issues.”

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Prudential Announces $180 Million Commitment To Support Opportunity Youth

Prudential Financial has announced a commitment of more than $180 million to support "opportunity youth" gain the skills they need to compete for and succeed in quality jobs. According to Prudential, the commitment, which extends through 2025, is the largest ever private-sector investment in opportunity youth, who number some three hundred and fifty million worldwide. 

“Businesses like ours have a role to play in ensuring that global economic progress benefits all members of tomorrow’s workforce,” said Prudential Chairman and CEO Charles Lowrey. “Our goal is to improve young people’s lives by creating pathways for them to achieve financial wellness, strengthen their communities and ultimately help drive the global economy.”

Prudential’s investment will help young people across the globe gain the right skills to compete for and succeed in quality jobs. This population segment, which accounts for 350 million people...

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Grant Alert: $200,000 For My Brain Map Initiative

The Epilepsy Innovation Institute (Ei2 ) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for the My Brain Map initiative to fund pilot studies that would propose novel exploratory ways to model seizure propagation in a personalized brain network model. The ultimate end-goal is to create a user-friendly data visualization tool for seizure propagation personalized to the individual’s brain network. This request for proposals will be used to fund the preliminary exploratory work needed to develop a prototype visualization tool. 

Eligibility: Principal investigators must hold a full-time faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor or above at an academic, nonprofit research institution, or at an industry organization whose primary mission includes medical research, either in or outside the United States. 

Grantmaker Name: Epilepsy Foundation

Grant Category: Health and Wellness

Grant Geographic Focus: National

Grant Amount Available:...

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Grant Alert: $200,000 To Support Military Families

Newman's Own, Fisher House Foundation, and Military Times join together in presenting grants to the most creative military quality of life improvement plans. Grant funding will be awarded to innovative ideas to improve the quality of life for military families. 

Eligibility: Organizations must be comprised primarily of volunteers and/or be tax exempt according to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Grantmaker Name: Newman's Own, Fisher House Foundation, Military Times

Grant Area Of Focus: Military, Veterans

Grant Geographic Focus: National

Grant Availability: $200,000

Maximum Grant Amount: $50,000

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