Donates $60 Million for Technology Education and Job Training

Here are the known new grant awards compiled Chronicle:

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

$ 120 million to 38 recipients of grants supporting Catholic education, foster youth, early childhood development, homelessness, economic opportunities for young adults, safe drinking water, and racial equality.

Grants include $ 3 million over three years to the Council of Strong America for a bipartisan effort to work with federal and state lawmakers and promote policies that support early childhood development.

$ 50 million in social finance to help more than 20,000 U.S. workers access online job training through the Google Career Certificates Fund, which prepares people for technology careers in high-paying industries that include data analytics, IT support, project management and use. design experience.

Social Finance will work with nonprofit groups including Merit America and YearUp to receive additional training, scholarships, and employment services for job seekers enrolled in Google’s Career Certificates program. also donated $ 10 million to the National Digital Inclusion Alliance to create the National Digital Navigator Corps. It will guide workers in 18 rural and tribal communities across the United States to offer one-on-one technology training and community outreach designed to help marginalized people use the Internet for education, work, health care and more.

General Motors

A $ 25 million commitment to his Climate Equity Fund, which he created last year, to close capital gaps and expand access to electric vehicles and other sustainable technologies.

Earlier, the car company gave $ 25 million to set up the fund in June.

Zoom cares

$ 5.5 million for 22 grassroots organizations working on racial and social inequality, climate change, mental health and education.

Andrew W. Melan Foundation

$ 5 million to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the College of William and Mary for the Williamsburg Bray School project, which will restore and preserve the last colonial-era school dedicated to the education of child slaves.

Miami Dolphins and V Foundation for Cancer Research

$ 5 million over five years on cancer research at the University of Miami’s Sylvester Integrated Cancer Center.

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

$ 4 million to four organizations helping color publishers develop sustainable business models and expand their digital reach.

The largest grant of $ 3.2 million went to Knight x LMA BloomLab at the Local Media Association to expand its support for black-owned media to 26 publishers over the next three years.

John Templeton Foundation

$ 2.7 million to the University of Baylor for an extensive survey that will examine the formation of virtue among college students in three religious institutions, five training centers that promote spiritual formation and community for Christian college students, and five secular universities.

Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Foundation

$ 2.2 million to ALYN Hospital to support pediatric programs for children and young people in Israel who require cognitive, orthopedic, and neurological rehabilitation.

Berton D. Morgan Foundation

$ 1 million over three years of JumpStart to continue Burton D. Morgan’s mentoring program. The foundation set up a program in 2013 to support entrepreneurs in northeastern Ohio.

Pepsi is stronger together

A $ 1 million commitment to the Big Brothers of America to promote justice and access to mentoring for youth from non-service communities, especially colored boys.

New grant opportunities

The Comcast Foundation NBCUniversal has pledged $ 3.5 million in grants through Project Innovation, which will provide grants to nonprofit groups that promote storytelling, a culture of inclusion, youth education, or community participation. Organizations must have an annual operating budget of more than $ 100,000 and are located in the Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Hartford, Los Angeles, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, and Gulf metropolitan areas. San Francisco, or Washington, DC. Applications are accepted until March 25.

The Build a World of Play Challenge, a collaboration between Lever for Change and the LEGO Foundation, will provide $ 143 million in grants to nonprofits and other groups working to eliminate losses in early learning and development due to the termination of Covid-19 services. and support has deteriorated. Grants will be awarded to organizations that develop solutions to many of the issues affecting young children by expanding access to quality education and care for young children, providing them with adequate nutrition, reducing stress and violence in homes and communities, protecting them from pollution, and supporting the social and emotional well-being of their families. The fund will provide three grants of $ 30 million each, two grants of $ 15 million each and 10 grants of $ 1 million each. Candidates must register by April 7, the full application – by May 17.

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