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From Scholarship Support to Community Engagement: Hearst Foundations Announce Winter Grants Totaling More Than $9.5 Million

Furthering their mission to help people of all backgrounds in the United States build healthy, productive and inspiring lives, this winter, the Hearst Foundations are assisting communities across the country through grants totaling $9,550,000. 73 organizations in the areas of culture, education, health and social services have received funds for their programs and initiatives, including Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (Boston, MA), Voices for Children (Miami, FL), Chicago Urban League (Chicago, IL), Emily K Center (Durham, NC), The National Math and Science Initiative (Dallas, TX) and MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, TX).

The Hearst Foundations serve as a national philanthropic resource that have distributed more than 22,000 grants to 6,320 organizations, totaling over $1.38 billion. In 2021, more than 320 grants were awarded, totaling nearly $42 million, including COVID-19 and Texas winter storm response grants.

Grant proposals are submitted by organizations around the country and reviewed by staff based in New York City and San Francisco. These requests are then brought to the board of directors for approval each quarter. The Hearst Foundations are independent private philanthropies operating separately from Hearst.

Read more at Hearst.