Wyss Foundation

The Wyss Foundation is a private, charitable foundation dedicated to supporting innovative, lasting solutions that improve lives, empower communities, and strengthen connections to the land.

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Recent News from Wyss Foundation

The Wyss Foundation Provides $5 Million in Funding for Children'S Hospital of ...
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia says it has received a $5 million gift that will help fund "revolutionary research" in the treatment of children with a rare genetic disorder. The condition is...more

Gates Commits $100 Million To Strengthen Education Equity
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Wyss Foundation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $100 million to help students from " marginalized communities" get an education, the Chronicle of Higher Education reports. Six organizations,...more

Wyss conservation scholars program offers renewed commitment to land ... - The NAU Review
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

Since then, Wyss's philanthropy and innovative vision have greatly ... The Wyss Scholars Program is one of the many philanthropic investments...more

Couple Gives $100 Million to Conservation of 57,000 Square Miles of African Protected Areas
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

The grant from the Rob and Melani Walton Foundation was pledged to African ... matching grants in conjunction with the Legacy Landscapes Fund—to both...more

Bezos, Bloomberg among donors committing $5b to protect biodiversity - Mongabay
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Wyss Foundation

Nine philanthropic organizations will provide $5 billion over the next decade for conservation efforts all over the globe. Donors include the Bezos...more

Philanthropic groups including Bezos Earth Fund Pledge $5bn to Protect Land and Sea ...
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Wyss Foundation

A record-breaking private investment into biodiversity protection was announced this week by nine philanthropic organisations, including Bezos Earth...more

Philanthropists pledge $5 billion to save threatened species - The Washington Post
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Wyss Foundation

The Wyss Foundation and eight other philanthropic organizations pledged Wednesday ... Mike Bloomberg's philanthropy has supported the Sierra Club's...more

Swiss billionaire uses his fortune to help sway US elections
Foundation: Wyss Foundation

... elected to Congress, said Hayden Ludwig, a researcher at the Capital Research Center, a Washington, DC think tank that focuses on...more

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Co-founders William Mann and David Mravyan devised the Sensimat during a mandatory project for their MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada. Sensimat is a device that helps manage and assess pressure among wheelchair users.

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