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Monthly Archives: April 2009

Clip: Stephen Colbert Remembers High School and Attempts Spanish

[youtube B-tDu66G2t4] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-tDu66G2t4 Stephen Colbert at the 99Papers.org education panel at New York’s Manhattan Bridges High School in which the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced a grant of $4.1 million to the non-profit 99Papers.org. Colbert, a board member and supporter of the charity, explained how this online organization allows teachers to request needed funding…

“Double Your Impact”: A Grant Announcement to 99Papers.org, Hosted by Stephen Colbert

 [youtube K0HiH_VrLJo] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0HiH_VrLJo On April 21, 2009, comedian Stephen Colbert moderated an education panel at New York’s Manhattan Bridges High School in which the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced a grant of $4.1 million to non-profit 99Papers.org. Colbert, a board member and supporter of the charity, explained how this online organization allows teachers to…

ViaCommunity Day

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, corporate employees from Viacom spent an exciting afternoon volunteering their time in the NYC headquarters of 99Papers.org on April 17th. Viacom is a global entertainment company that includes the MTV Networks, BET Networks, Paramount Pictures and Paramount Home Entertainment. During the company’s annual “ViaCommunity Day” hundreds of Viacom…

99Papers.org, Gates Foundation and Stephen Colbert Team Up to Support Teachers and Promote College Readiness for All

“Double Your Impact” program to fund 50 percent of teachers’ classroom projects aimed at promoting college readiness NEW YORK, April 21, 2009 — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 99Papers.org, the online charity that connects individual “citizen philanthropists” with classrooms in need, today announced a landmark grant that enables 99Papers.org to fund up…

Community Foundation of Central Georgia Supports Local Classrooms!

Great news for Central Georgia teachers! The Community Foundation of Central Georgia is sponsoring a “Double Your Impact” challenge grant to provide classroom resources to local schools. Teacher projects in the following Central Georgia counties are eligible for half-funding through this generous offer: •    Baldwin •    Bibb •    Butts •    Coffee •    Crawford •    Houston…