Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts offers $240K in grants.
The Wikimedia Foundation received a $250,000 grant to support its early stages of search engine project, The Knowledge Engine. The project will develop a search engine that goes across Wikipedia and other Wikimedia’s services, allowing users to obtain relevant information more easily.
Djibouti has received $11 million grant from the European Union to help the country in looking for ways to solve the current problem in potable water and its scarcity of supply.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said he will be putting money where his mouth is and donating $1 million to companies that will use technology to find solutions to global problems, TechCrunch reported.
A $10.8 million product development grant was awarded to Houston-based DNAtrix Inc by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas or CPRIT to fund its glioblastoma clinical stage program.
San Diego-based venture capital fund Origo Ventures secured a grant worth $1 million from the investment arm of the Chilean government called CORFO. Proceeds will be used to invest in promising startups in Chile.
The government of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will not be giving fruit processor SPC Ardmona Ltd a $25 million grant because its parent company Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd can restructure the firm on its own, Bloomberg reported.
A Japanese government agency will be funding the southern Philippines' restructured government.