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Donald A. Burns Foundation Helps Students Learn to Fly

Donald A. Burns Foundation Helps Students Learn to Fly

The Donald A. Burns Foundation is a philanthropic organization dedicated to supporting nonprofits that focus on a wide range of community-oriented causes. Recently, the Foundation awarded a grant to Oxbridge Academy, a private college preparatory school founded by American businessman Bill Koch. The West Palm Beach, Florida-based institution used the Donald A. Burns Foundation grant… Continue Reading

Donald A. Burns Foundation Supports Town of Palm Beach United Way

Donald A. Burns Foundation Supports Town of Palm Beach United Way

The generosity of the Donald A. Burns Foundation helps so many people in need throughout our community reach their full potential by providing greater access to education, jobs, and human services. The Town of Palm Beach United Way is committed to improving lives and building strong communities in Palm Beach County. Through philanthropy, collective leadership,… Continue Reading

Donald A. Burns Foundation Fuels Neuroscience Fund

Donald A. Burns Foundation Fuels Neuroscience Fund

The Donald A. Burns Foundation is dedicated to funding noble causes and organizations, including the Daniel E. Ponton Fund for the Neurosciences. Formed in 2007 in partnership with Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Ponton Fund seeks to advance medical research and patient care for those with psychiatric and neurological diseases.… Continue Reading

Donald A. Burns Foundation Funds Apprenticeship at Sustainable Nantucket

Donald A. Burns Foundation Funds Apprenticeship at Sustainable Nantucket

The Donald A. Burns Foundation is helping support a brighter future for the community of Nantucket, Massachusetts, by providing funding to a number of local organizations. One of these groups is Sustainable Nantucket, a nonprofit that is working towards creating a more prosperous economy and a self-sustainable island. By providing education and other valuable resources,… Continue Reading

Donald A. Burns Foundation Funds Crucial Projects at Sumba Foundation

Donald A. Burns Foundation Funds Crucial Projects at Sumba Foundation

Since its inception in 2001, the Sumba Foundation has been providing much-needed humanitarian aid to communities on the island of Sumba, Indonesia, mostly in the Western Sumba Regency. Between 2015 and 2016 alone, the foundation served an unprecedented 20,000 individuals thanks to generous donations from such entities as the Donald A. Burns Foundation. Through this… Continue Reading

Donald A. Burns Foundation Supports the Nantucket Atheneum

Donald A. Burns Foundation Supports the Nantucket Atheneum

The Donald A. Burns Foundation has provided longtime support to the Nantucket Atheneum, a public library and cultural center on Nantucket Island. Over the last 14 years, the foundation has served as a lead sponsor for eight of the Atheneum’s annual Cold Turkey Plunge fundraising events, with donations ranging from $5,000 to $10,000. The foundation’s… Continue Reading

Donald A. Burns Foundation Makes 2 Wishes Come True

Donald A. Burns Foundation Makes 2 Wishes Come True

Julian, 4, Congenital disorder “I wish to go to Rome to visit my family” Julian has never met any of his family members who live in Rome, including his cousins, grandparents and aunts. His wish was the perfect opportunity to finally meet his loved ones and visit the historic city. As soon as he arrived in… Continue Reading