PASADENA, Calif., December 1, 2009 — Kaiser Permanente announced today that more than 60 nonprofit organizations from Kern to San Diego will receive grants totaling more than $750,000 to help fund a wide range of services for people with HIV and AIDS, including youth education, prevention, screening and treatment programs, as well as housing assistance and food pantries. Kaiser Permanente’s community benefit HIV/AIDS funding for 2009 will exceed $1.25 million to California agencies this year, bringing the total to more than $6.25 million since the grant program began in 1989.
IRVINE, Calif., September 15, 2009 — The University of California, Irvine today announced the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has provided $320,000 in grant support to further develop the University’s OpenCourseWare (OCW) program and to advance the Open Education Resources Movement (OER) which it serves. With this funding, the University will expand existing free online courses and programs, and create new content—all available free of charge, to learners across the globe.
Mooresville, N.C., September 15, 2009 — At a time when schools are forced to slash budgets, cut staff and cancel programs, Lowe's and the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation announced today they are continuing their commitment to K-12 public education by dedicating more than $2.5 million in additional grants to schools and communities in the United States and Canada. The grants will be given to schools and non-profit organizations facing fundamental needs in difficult economic times.
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., June 15, 2009 — Brower, Miller & Cole, an Irvine, Calif.-based full service marketing, public relations and advertising firm, has grown its client base with the addition of the Orange County Rescue Mission. The firm has been selected by the Rescue Mission to handle its community outreach and help grow its donor program.
Bruce Lindsay left behind a tip officials at Vanguard University won't soon forget.