In 1904, the Federation Internationale de Football Association was founded by a group of Frenchmen seeking to form an umbrella organization for the sport's various national bodies. Like a lot of international organizations, it was initially a European club and slowly expanded to other corners of the globe.
The umbrella organization for the province’s 80 search and rescue teams is supporting a lawsuit over an unauthorized fundraising campaign by a Victoria-based group that is not a recognized team.
Visitors to an east-side Detroit recreation center will benefit from the donation of more than 2,000 books from the Neighborhood Library Association, an umbrella organization for six suburban library systems, including the Novi Public Library and the Northville District Library.
CPB provides grants and other funding to public television and radio stations across the country and is also the umbrella organization for well-known broadcast entities like the Public Broadcasting System and National Public Radio.