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Jul 29, 2020, 06:28 ET NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund Has Issued Over $110 Million In Emergency Funds To New York City-Based Nonprofits

The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund today announced that more than $110 million in emergency support has been distributed to 768 New York...


Apr 16, 2020, 09:00 ET NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund Issues $44 Million In Grants And Loans To New York City-Based Social Services And Arts Nonprofits

The NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund in the New York Community Trust today announced that 276 New York City-based social services and arts and...


Apr 14, 2020, 12:05 ET Mike Bloomberg Supports World Central Kitchen to Provide as Many as 1 Million Meals for Healthcare Workers at 16 NYC Health + Hospitals Facilities on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Bloomberg Philanthropies and World Central Kitchen today announced a partnership to provide fresh daily meals for the 30,000 healthcare workers on...


Mar 20, 2020, 10:23 ET NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund Launched To Support New York City Nonprofit Organizations

Bloomberg Philanthropies, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, Joan Ganz Cooney & Holly Peterson...


Feb 18, 2020, 03:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits Additional $240 Million To Prevent Global Road Traffic Deaths

Building on the success of 12 years of investment, Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a doubling of its support for global road safety,...


Jan 13, 2020, 08:00 ET New Report Finds More Than 190,000 Deaths and Serious Injuries Could Be Prevented by Mandating Electronic Stability Control in All New Cars in G20 Countries

A new report commissioned by Bloomberg Philanthropies finds that 42,000 lives could be saved and 150,000 serious injuries prevented by 2030 if all...


Dec 12, 2019, 10:00 ET Tokyo Joins Bloomberg Philanthropies' Partnership for Healthy Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced today that Tokyo is the newest city to join the Partnership for Healthy Cities as part of a $12 million...


Oct 28, 2019, 08:15 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies and OECD Map Innovation Investments in Cities Worldwide

Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), released today at CityLab DC a new report and...


Oct 01, 2019, 12:14 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces $120 Million Reinvestment to Expand its Data for Health Initiative

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced today the next stage in its groundbreaking initiative to help governments in developing countries gather accurate...


Sep 24, 2019, 10:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Replication Of Mayors Challenge-Winning Early Childhood Learning Innovation In Five U.S. Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the five American cities that will replicate Providence Talks, an early childhood education program that...


Sep 10, 2019, 00:01 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches New $160 Million Program to End the Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic

In response to alarming levels of e-cigarette use among youth in the United States—including a 78 percent increase among high school students in just ...


Sep 04, 2019, 09:07 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Partnership To Scale Civic Innovation Program In Israel

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced today the launch of Hazira, a national hub for city innovation and a major new effort to accelerate civic...


Jul 15, 2019, 13:51 ET Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative Announces Third Class of Mayors to Go Back to School

The Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative today announced the third class of forty-one mayors from around the world who will participate in...


Jun 18, 2019, 08:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ballmer Group Announce Ten U.S. Cities to Join New Initiative to Increase Economic Mobility

Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ballmer Group announced today the ten American cities that will participate in a...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:45 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces the American Cities Best at Using Data to Improve Residents' Lives in 2019

Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the seven cities to achieve 2019 What Works Cities Certification, a national standard of excellence in city ...


Jan 07, 2019, 07:55 ET 'Bloomberg by Bloomberg, Updated' by Michael R. Bloomberg Available Today

Today, Wiley and Michael Bloomberg announced that Bloomberg by Bloomberg, Updated, by Michael R. Bloomberg is now available wherever books are sold...


Nov 30, 2018, 05:10 ET Michael Bloomberg Announces $50 Million Investment to Address the Opioid Epidemic in the United States

On the heels of new data showing an alarming decline in U.S. life expectancy over the past three years, Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a...


Nov 15, 2018, 09:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ballmer Group Announce Joint Project to Increase Economic Mobility in Local Communities

Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ballmer Group announced today a new $12 million project that will help communities ...


Oct 29, 2018, 09:30 ET Nine Cities Win $1 Million for Innovative Solutions to Urgent Local Issues in Bloomberg Philanthropies' U.S. Mayors Challenge

Michael R. Bloomberg announced today at CityLab Detroit the nine winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies U.S. Mayors Challenge, a yearlong...


Sep 26, 2018, 19:57 ET One Planet Summit 2018 announcements

On September 26th 2018, the One Planet Summit gathered in New York for a second edition after launching last year in Paris. More than 40 leaders,...


Sep 26, 2018, 19:46 ET Second Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum Concludes with Government and Business Leaders Working Together to Promote Global Trade and Investment

As the Bloomberg Global Business Forum (GBF) came to a close today, more than 70 heads of state and delegation from six continents and over 200 CEOs...


Sep 20, 2018, 08:56 ET Bloomberg Announces Program for the Second Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum Centered On Strengthening Global Trade and Economic Alliances through Partnerships, Global Leadership, and Harnessing Technology

Today, Michael R. Bloomberg unveiled the second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum's official program and announced new participants including...


Sep 12, 2018, 08:33 ET 50 Heads of State to Join Michael R. Bloomberg for the Second Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum, the Leading Public-Private Gathering Alongside The 73rd United Nations General Assembly

Today, Michael R. Bloomberg announced 50 heads of state from six continents have already committed to attend the second annual Bloomberg Global...


Aug 13, 2018, 20:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Organizations Selected to Lead "STOP," $20 Million Global Tobacco Industry Watchdog

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that the University of Bath, The Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), and...


Jul 25, 2018, 09:24 ET Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative Announces Second Class of Mayors Go Back to School

The Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative today announced the second class of forty mayors from around the world who will participate in the...