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NOVEMBER 24, 2008

Accordia Global Health Foundation Receives $12.5 Million Grant - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Accordia Global Health Foundation, formerly the Academic Alliance Foundation, has received a $12.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a landmark study to identify the most effective and cost-efficient way to prepare healthcare workers in sub-Saharan Africa to treat infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. The study results could have an enormous impact on the way doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals across the continent are trained.

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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