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).
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.’
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.
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.
Knight Foundation enlists community funders
Funder is launching $24 million effort to encourage community foundations to use technology and media to transform their communities.
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.
Community foundations continue growth
Community foundations in the U.S. continued their strong performance last year, together giving away more than $4 billion.
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.