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Community Foundation of Louisville awards more than $430,000 to 25 local nonprofit organizations

The Community Foundation of Louisville (CFL), in partnership with the Lift a Life Foundation, the James Graham Brown Foundation, and CFL donors – including William O. Alden, Jr., awarded $438,341 in Fund for Louisville capacity-building grants to 25 local nonprofits. Additionally, attendees celebrated the awarding of more than $2 million in capacity building grants to more than 100 local nonprofits...

Lift a Life Foundation, CFL to host three events throughout May to discuss improving food access

The Lift a Life Foundation and the Community Foundation of Louisville will host three events in May to encourage community discussion about improving food access. The Let’s Talk About Food forums will offer up the latest information on the local food environment, and give attendees the chance to participate in innovation activities, as well as meet neighbors who are also concerned about food access...

Community Foundation of Louisville, partners award more than $463,000 in grants to local nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Louisville (CFL), in partnership with the Lift a Life Foundation, the James Graham Brown Foundation and CFL donors, including William O. Alden, Jr., awarded $463,029 in Fund for Louisville capacity-building grants to 28 local nonprofits this morning. More than 50 nonprofit representatives, CFL Board members and donors gathered at Americana Community Center to honor the...

Meet and greet with 2018 Hunger Innovation Fellow Monique Kuykendoll Quarterman set for Jan. 18

The Lift a Life Foundation and the Community Foundation of Louisville will host a Breakfast Meet & Greet event on Thursday, Jan. 18, to introduce Monique Kuykendoll Quarterman as their 2018 Hunger Innovation Fellow. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held at Manhattan on Broadway, 716 E. Broadway, in Louisville from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. “In Louisville, Kentucky, there...

Louisville’s Global Game Changers gets $1m grant from former YUM! CEO for program for children

Global Game Changers Student Empowerment Program, a Louisville-based nonprofit, has received a $1 Million three-year grant from Lift a Life Foundation, founded by former Yum! Brands CEO David Novak and his wife Wendy. The grant will provide Global Game Changers (GGC) the capacity to scale its transformational Student Empowerment Program nationally. Launched in Louisville in 2013, GGC’s programming...