Here are notable new grant awards compiled by The Chronicle:
Clooney Foundation for Justice, Google.org, HP
$3.25 million to Unicef to help seven public schools in Lebanon better serve refugee children.
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
More than $2.6 million to nonprofit arts and culture organizations and scholarship programs. Recipients include Santa Monica College, Veterans in Film & Television, the Los Angeles LGBT Center, the Zimmer Children’s Museum, and public-radio series The Moth Radio Hour.
Charles E. Kaufman Foundation
$1.8 million to support science research at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania State University, Swarthmore College, and University of Pennsylvania.
James H. and Irene M. Hunter Charitable Trust
$1.35 million to Southern Vermont College for a new student-wellness center.
$1.3 million to Rohr Chabad House at Stanford to create a new Jewish center near the university.
New Grant Opportunity
Target has committed $14 million to youth soccer programs. The retail company will give $8 million to organizations helping to increase young players’ access to the sport and $6 million to the U.S. Soccer Foundation to build 100 field spaces around the country by 2020. Applications for grants of $1,000 can be submitted through August 30.
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