6.6.16 US Nonprofit News
Fonkoze Foundation will receive $100,000, Hyperbiotics has launched its $150,000 Dollar for Dollar Challenge Grant to help Bumi Sehat, Independent Sector Conference, “New Frontiers”, will take place in November, ART for ALS will raise money for ALS.net, Sing for Hope seeks to raise $25,000 for its public installation, Kris Putnam-Walkerly named one of America's Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers for 2016 by Philanthropy Media, Health Warrior and KaBOOM! began it's Movement For Good Tour, and more.
2.29.16 US Nonprofit News
Feeding America launches a nationwide employee volunteer program, Code for America will host a CodeAcross in March, the Doris Duke Foundation appoints two program directors, Northwest Area Foundation welcomes two new members to their Board of Directors, Nathan Cummings Foundation grants Ignite Institute over $80k, FIRST launches a new initiative and more.
Building a foundation from the ground up
Joan Spero, former president of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, discusses how she grew the foundation from nothing more than a hotly-contested will.
Effort aims to strengthen arts groups
Ten arts organizations have been tapped to participate in a $15 million effort to test new business and funding models in the sector.