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Apr 28, 2015, 08:40 ET

#educate2impact Campaign to Empower Students in May

 Point Foundation today announced May 13, 2015, as the date for the second annual educate2impact day in support of equitable access to...

Mar 12, 2015, 08:35 ET

Jonathan Groff to Be Honored by Point Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point) will honor actor Jonathan Groff, with the Point Horizon Award. The Award recognizes a young trailblazer who has taken...

Mar 06, 2015, 08:30 ET

Jeffrey Tambor to Be Honored by Point Foundation

 Point Foundation (Point) will honor actor Jeffrey Tambor, the 2015 Golden Globe winner for his performance in the hit Amazon series...

Dec 02, 2014, 08:40 ET

Acclaimed TV Producer Dr. Neal Baer and Star Athlete Jason Collins Join Point Foundation's Honorary Board

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

Oct 15, 2014, 08:30 ET

Scholarship Program Makes College Possible for LGBTQ Students

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

Sep 15, 2014, 06:00 ET

Celebrities Honor Accomplishments Of LGBTQ Students And Diane Warren At 2014 Voices On Point Gala

Point Foundation (Point) Scholars and Diane Warren, an award winning songwriter, were celebrated Saturday evening at the Voices On Point...

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...