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MARCH 05, 2009

AED Receives Foundation Grant to Improve Nutrition and Reduce Deaths Among Children in Developing Countries - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

AED today announced that it has received a $76 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support efforts to improve infant and young child nutrition in developing countries in Africa and Asia. The initiative, Alive & Thrive, will work to increase rates of exclusive breastfeeding and improve complementary feeding for children 6-24 months old.

MARCH 01, 2009

Advancing Leadership and Innovation in Public Libraries - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

WASHINGTON D.C. -- ICMA recently awarded nine Public Library Innovation Grants totaling $500,000. The grants, made possible by ICMA’s partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, support projects developed by local governments that utilize their public libraries in addressing local needs and providing new services with lasting benefits to their communities.

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