Federal grants

Divestment from fossil fuels accelerates in philanthropy

A movement to divest from fossil fuels is gaining support among foundations as activists demand that funding be diverted from coal, oil and natural gas. The activists’ call to the charitable world is simple: Ditch fossil fuels and direct your investments to climate-friendly businesses and funds. The global divestment campaign …

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Demand for money behind many police stops

Virginia grants are only a fraction of the roughly $ 600 million the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sends to states each year. Lucia Sanchez, spokeswoman for the federal agency, said she neither encouraged nor demanded quotas or targets for grant recipients. But a review of state grant applications found …

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