Maria Shriver’s Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement Awards Seven Grants To Accelerate Gender-Based Research In Alzheimer’s Disease

The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement™ (WAM) is proud to announce today that it has awarded seven research grants to leading scientific institutions actively seeking to understand why Alzheimer’s disease disproportionately affects more women than men. This year’s grants bring WAM’s research funding total to $1.5 million in just three years since the program began. In addition to expanding studies already underway, this year’s grants will also fund promising and innovative new science at several of the nation’s leading research institutions. The 2018 WAM grant recipients include: Center for Innovation in Brain…

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Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce Nearly $4 Million in Grants to Create Innovative Pathways for Lifelong Learning and Training

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced nearly $4 million in grants for three organizations working to provide innovative pathways to learning and training to help create mobility for workers: The Foundation for California Community Colleges (the Foundation), Code for America Labs, Inc. and edX.org. Today, nearly 14 million people in the U.S. – 8 percent of the total labor force – are both active workers and formally enrolled in some form of postsecondary education or training according to the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce. Many working adults, especially…

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Localgiving Awards £100,000 in Magic Little Grants to 205 Grassroots Charities

Since September 2017, Localgiving has awarded £100,000 in grants to 205 local charities across 59 counties through its Magic Little Grants Programme. The Magic Little Grants programme distributes small grants on behalf of grantmakers to local charities and community groups to support their essential work. With its simple 10 minute application process, the scheme reduces the work required for grassroots organisations to access the funding they need to launch or strengthen their services. This round of grants were distributed in association with the Postcode Community Trust, a grant-giving charity funded…

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