community foundations

Sep 6, 2012

New NCRP Report: The Philanthropic Landscape: The State of Multi-Year Funding

Multi-year commitments declined and fewer grantmakers made multi-year grants in 2008-2010 compared to 2004-2006, according to a new report released by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP).

Oct 15, 2010

The community foundation’s role in community philanthropy

As the competitive landscape for community foundations continues to change, it’s time for these funders to examine where and how they can add value to the dialogue between the donors and the ‘doers.’

Jun 8, 2009

Giving by community foundations grows

U.S. community awarded a record $4.6 billion in grants in 2008, but almost three in four expect grantmaking to fall this year, a new report says.

Jun 3, 2009

Community foundations emerge in Mexico

These funders are boosting civil society in Mexico, and providing critical funding to the country’s 7,000 nonprofits, a new study says.

Jul 18, 2008

Knight Foundation enlists community funders

Funder is launching $24 million effort to encourage community foundations to use technology and media to transform their communities.

Jul 8, 2008

Irvine boosts community foundations

The James Irvine Foundation is investing another $4 million in an effort to strengthen community foundations in underserved regions of California.

Jun 2, 2008

Community foundations continue growth

Community foundations in the U.S. continued their strong performance last year, together giving away more than $4 billion.

Apr 29, 2008

Gifts up to Canadian community foundations

Despite economic turmoil, Canadians gave $346 million to community foundations in 2007, up 28 percent from 2006, a new study says.