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January 25, 2017

Grants Roundup: Stella Artois Gives Nearly $5 Million to Water.org

Heather Arney, Water.org

A Stella Artois grant will support Water.org projects like the charity's work in Ethiopia's Tigray region, where the time it takes women to collect clean water has been slashed from three hours to 15 minutes.

Here are notable new grant awards compiled by The Chronicle:

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

$9.7 million to more than 50 organizations, including the Cook Inlet Tribal Council in Alaska, the Idaho State Historical Society, and Blackfoot Challenge in Montana.

Stella Artois

The brewing giant committed $4.8 million over four years to Water.org for programs to improve access to clean water for families in Africa.

Episcopal Health Foundation

$3.2 million to 17 organizations working to alleviate poor health among Texans. Recipients include Primary Care Innovation Center, Northwest Assistance Ministries, and Austin Interfaith Sponsoring Committee.

New York Women’s Foundation

More than $1.6 million to 25 organizations that promote justice and economic security for women. Recipients include Correctional Association of New York, Girls Educational & Mentoring Services, and United Women Firefighters.

W.W. Caruth, Jr. Foundation

$1.5 million to Urban Teachers to recruit, train, and support 450 aspiring teachers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Chronicle of Philanthropy subscribers also have full access to GrantStation’s searchable database of grant opportunities. For more information, visit our grants page.

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