Here are notable new grant awards compiled by The Chronicle:
$10 million to endow and build the International African American Museum and for future museum programming.
Richard A. Henson Foundation
$2.5 million for Salisbury University’s Richard A. Henson School of Science and Technology.
$2 million from the Las Vegas Sands Corporation’s giving arm to create the Sands Cares/Adelson Family Las Vegas United Relief Fund to help organizations providing aid to victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas and their families and to support crisis and disaster-response groups. The corporation’s founder, Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, gave an additional $2 million to the new fund.
Francis J. Dixon Foundation
$2 million to WellSpan Health to establish a health and wellness center in Lebanon, Pa.
Deere & Company
$1 million for Habitat Hammers Back, a program organized by Habitat for Humanity International to help repair and rebuild neighborhoods destroyed by the recent hurricanes Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico.
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