Here are notable new grants compiled by The Chronicle:
A $40-million commitment to nonprofits across the country that offer community-wellness programs. Initial recipients include the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Common Threads, Edible Schoolyard NYC, and YWCA of Minneapolis.
St. David’s Foundation
$25 million in grants to nonprofits offering health programs in central Texas. More than $11 million will go to safety-net clinics that provide health care to low-income families.
National Football League
$10 million to create a new entity, Raliance, that will organize efforts to end sexual violence. Partners in the project include the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault-PreventConnect, and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence. Raliance will also award grants; the first funding cycle gave $1.2 million to 27 projects.
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
$6 million over three years to preschool providers and school districts in San Mateo County, Calif., for programs to build reading proficiency in young children.
William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust
$3 million to programs that serve men and boys of color in Kentucky. Grant recipients include the Campaign for Black Male Achievement, the National Center for Families Learning, the Lexington Leadership Foundation, and several universities and public-school systems.
Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation
$1 million over three years to the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association to collect data about children in foster care and publish an annual guide of best practices.
Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation
$1 million to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network for a clinical trial testing immunotherapy treatment for pancreatic cancer.
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