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October 04, 2017

Grants Roundup: $30 Million From Hillman Foundation for Cancer Research

University of Pittsburgh

The Henry L. Hillman Foundation will commit $3 million per year for 10 years to support the program at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.

Here are notable new grant awards compiled by The Chronicle:

Henry L. Hillman Foundation

$30 million over 10 years for the Hillman Fellows for Innovative Cancer Research Program at the University of Pittsburgh.

W.M. Keck Foundation

$21 million to back support science and engineering programs at Chapman University.

Cleveland Foundation

$9.9 million for education, health and human services, and successful-aging programs at seven nonprofits.

Ford Foundation

$1.5 million for fellowships to 25 prominent artists and cultural leaders. The yearlong fellowships include unrestricted stipends of $50,000 for individuals, and $75,000 for collaborative teams. Fellows will create work centered on questions of freedom and justice, which the fellows will showcase in late 2018.

Kaiser Permanente

$1 million to the CDC Foundation for public-health aid in Puerto Rico following the recent hurricanes.

Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

$500,000 for hurricane relief efforts in Florida.

New Grant Opportunity

The Dayton Foundation is providing up to $100,000 to be shared by one or more nonprofits in the greater Dayton, Ohio, area that provide programs serving adults ages 55 and older.

Democracy Fund and the Knight and MacArthur Foundations

The three grant makers are providing a total of $3 million for News Match 2017, an effort to help nonprofit news organizations hold people in power accountable. Nonprofit news organizations are eligible to receive up to $28,000 each in matching funds for individual contributions up to $1,000.

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