Archive: Philantrophy

Graduation at Urban Alliance

By Thomas Heath A group of Washington area businesses that takes about 150 D.C. public high school students each year and helps prepare them for the professional world held a commencement ceremony Thursday morning at George Washington University. The group is known as the Urban Alliance and has 80 Washington...

By Terri Rupar | July 24, 2008; 05:01 PM ET | Comments (43)

Latest Leonsis Film Venture Picked for Sundance

Ted Leonsis and his social-minded posse of investors are headed back to the Sundance Film Festival. Less than a year after producing his award-winning documentary "Nanking," the Washington Capitals owner was informed on Thursday that his latest documentary effort about homeless soccer players has been accepted to debut at Sundance....

By Mike Shepard | November 30, 2007; 03:23 PM ET | Comments (0)

Case Tries Online Competition For Grants

The Case Foundation, the philanthropic enterprise created by former AOL chief Steve Case and his wife Jean, is going online for help in choosing who deserves grants of up to $35,000 for community outreach projects. Here's how the competition will work: "Through the Make It Your Own Awards, the Case...

By Dan Beyers | June 26, 2007; 08:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

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