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News Briefing: Foundation Creates $100M Grant Project

By Kate Golden on March 6, 2008No Comment
  • Goldman Sachs will donate $100 million to develop and enhance business education programs for women at universities in Africa, the Middle East, and other developing regions.  [New York Times]
  • The Gates Foundation announces a new Grand Challenges Explorations program that will award grants for unorthodox, unproven ideas that may help against infectious diseases.  [Associated Press]
  • The author who made up her memoir "Love and Consequences" also made up the nonprofit she claimed was helping to reduce gang violence.  [New York Times]
  • Some viewers have misgivings about Oprah’s new philanthropy show.  [Chicago Tribune]
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