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Jul 23, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Diane Warren To Be Honored By Point Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point) will present its Leadership Award to songwriter Diane Warren, whose work has been recognized with Grammy® and...

Jul 10, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Recipients of Prestigious LGBTQ Scholarship Convene in Boston for Point Foundation's Scholar & Alumni Leadership Conference

 Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students...

Jun 19, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Point Foundation Announces Higher Education Scholarships

 Point Foundation (Point) announced this morning that it is awarding scholarships to 23 students. The new scholarship recipients bring Point's...

May 08, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Celebrate "educate2impact day" on May 21

 Point Foundation today announced May 21, 2014 as the date for the inaugural educate2impact day and launched the website...

Apr 29, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Jason Collins to Be Honored by Point Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point) will present its Leadership Award to Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets. Collins is the first openly gay athlete to...

Apr 18, 2014, 12:05 ET

Point Foundation Co-Founders Resign

 Point Foundation today announced that founders and board members Bruce C. Lindstrom and Carl T. Strickland have resigned.  Due to the...

Apr 08, 2014, 06:00 ET

Lena Dunham and Dr. Neal Baer receive awards from Point Foundation

 More than 400 guests joined two dozen celebrities and dignitaries at the annual Point Honors gala on April 7, which celebrated the...

Feb 20, 2014, 15:27 ET

Lena Dunham to Be Honored by Point Foundation

Point Foundation (Point) will present its Horizon Award to Lena Dunham, the Golden Globe Winner and Emmy Nominated Actress and Producer of HBO's...

Jan 28, 2014, 08:45 ET
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TV Producer Neal Baer to Be Honored By Point Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point) will present its Leadership Award to acclaimed TV Producer, educator and M.D., Neal Baer at the April 7 Point...

Oct 16, 2013, 08:30 ET
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LGBTQ Students Facing Tuition Challenges Look to Scholarship Program

 Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students seeking financial help for their undergraduate or graduate school education...

Sep 09, 2013, 00:01 ET

Celebrities Praise Accomplishments Of LGBTQ Students At 2013 "Voices On Point" Gala

Students making great strides to become the leaders of tomorrow were celebrated by stars of today and celebrity legends at the "Voices On Point"...

Aug 12, 2013, 08:30 ET
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Star-Studded Voices on Point Concert in Support of LGBTQ Students

 Voices of acclaimed recording artists and stories from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students, will come together in...

Jun 19, 2013, 08:00 ET

Point Foundation Announces 2013 Scholar Class

Point Foundation (Point) will award scholarships to 26 undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership...

Apr 16, 2013, 13:26 ET

Point Foundation Gala Champions LGBTQ Education & Leadership

Nigel Barker and The Estee Lauder Companies Honored at Event for Prestigious National Scholarship More than 450 guests attended the annual...

Apr 03, 2013, 08:40 ET

Nigel Barker and The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. to be Honored by Point Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)...

Feb 27, 2013, 08:35 ET

Point Foundation Honors The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. with Point Inspiration Award for Continued Support of LGBTQ Community

Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students...

Sep 17, 2012, 07:00 ET

Celebrity Voices In Support Of LGBTQ Youth At Point Foundation Event

 Star power met scholar power on Saturday, September 15 at "Voices on Point," a concert and dinner benefiting Point Foundation, the nation's...

Jul 26, 2012, 15:48 ET

Countdown Begins To "Voices On Point"

Concert & Dinner to Benefit LGBTQ Students September 15, 2012 at Los Angeles' The Wiltern Theatre Voices of top recording artists...

Jun 14, 2012, 11:00 ET

Point Foundation Announces 2012 Scholar Class

29 New Scholarships Awarded to Diverse Group of LGBTQ Students  The path to a higher education degree is now possible for 29...

Apr 17, 2012, 14:40 ET

$2 Million for LGBT Higher Education Scholarships Raised at Point Foundation New York Gala

Edward Albee & Film Company Focus Features Honored at Event $2 million to support higher education scholarships for lesbian, gay,...

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