Western Massachusetts Women's Fund Lays Down $240K Grant Offer

Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts offers $240K in grants.

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Wikimedia Foundation to Develop Its Own Search Engine

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.

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Djibouti receives $11 million grant from the European Union

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.

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Google's Eric Schmidt to donate $1M to firms that use technology to solve world problems

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.

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Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awards $10.8M grant to biotech firm DNAtrix Inc

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.

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San Diego-based Origo Ventures receives $1M CORFO grant

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.

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Australia says no to A$25M grant to Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd's SPC Ardmona Ltd for restructuring

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.

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Japan's new government extends hand to the Philippines

A Japanese government agency will be funding the southern Philippines' restructured government.

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