David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Dec 3, 2018

Using Data to Boost Capacity and Impact for Youth

This is an exciting time for our work.  EMCF recently announced an update to its limited life strategy and reaffirmed its commitment to finding a path for PropelNext’s to live on beyond the life of the Foundation. We believe that PropelNext has the potential to become a vehicle for other foundations and philanthropists who are dedicated to fostering and supporting the next generation of nonprofit leaders. In many ways, we’re just getting started.

Dec 11, 2017

12.11.17 US Nonprofit News

The Television Academy Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2018 Internship Program, the Parkinson’s Foundation awards $60,000 in grants, the Braille Institute Los Angeles hosts its Creative Vision Holiday Boutique, the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation will develop and pilot a yet-to-be-named Center focused on nonprofit support, and more.

Sep 14, 2010

Foundations urged to collaborate, adapt

A new report looks at strategies foundations can use to overcome their built-in reluctance to change so they can address urgent problems.

Nov 10, 2009

Smart use of consultants takes planning

Deciding whether to hire a consultant, finding the right one and ensuring a productive outcome require that nonprofits be clear about what they want and be ready for change.

Jun 9, 2008

U.S. philanthropy faces ‘awareness deficit’

More than half of Americans engaged in work on social issues can’t name a charitable foundation, a new study says.