Foundation Center

Dec 14, 2015

12.14.15 US Nonprofit News

Silicon Valley Community Foundation awards more than $2m, the Confetti Foundation receives $30,000 through the Mazda Drive for Good program, the Evanston Community Foundation seeks proposals for capacity-building and program grants from nonprofit organizations serving the Evanston community, and more.

Nov 16, 2015

11.16.15 US Nonprofit News

News about grants, gifts Social Venture Partners Boston has selected four semi-finalists – My Life My Choice, Room to Grow, uAspire, and 826 Boston – to compete for a lucrative three-year package of financial and volunteer support from the organization. One […]

Jul 27, 2015

7.27.15 US Nonprofit News

Young People Matter opens their Open Heart Drop-In Center for homeless youth, Children’s Mercy announces the creation of the Brendan Tripp Elam Transplant Center, the St. Baldrick's Foundation awards 70 grants in 48 states and 11 countries, totaling $21.2 million to support the best in childhood cancer research, and more.

Oct 8, 2013

U.S. Foundation giving reaches an estimated $50.9 billion in 2012

News release Even through a period of unpredictability in the national and global economic and political environment, domestic foundation giving has continued to grow at a moderate pace. According to Key Facts on U.S. Foundations, the Foundation Center‘s new annual research study, […]

Jul 2, 2013

Global human rights philanthropy topped $1.2 billion in 2010

Data-driven research demonstrates that human rights grantmaking seeks long-term change and has a special focus on supporting the efforts and livelihood of marginalized populations.

May 16, 2013

05.16.13: U.S. News Bits

Community First Fund awarded grant; University of Cincinnati Foundation hires new president; Meyer Foundation elects board chair; InterConnection launches computer store for nonprofits; Clinics Can Help of Palm Beach County receives award; GOOD and TOMS partner for the Start Something That Matters Challenge, and more.

Apr 18, 2013

04.18.13: US News Bits

The National 4-H Council receives a grant from Monsanto; the Foundation Center names a new senior fellow; GE Foundation launches community health program; Kraft celebrates National Volunteer Week, and more.

Apr 18, 2012

Funding for water growing but slim

More organizations throughout the world are getting grants from more foundation for water-related projects, yet foundation funding for those projects still represents only a tiny share of all international grantmaking, a new research brief says.

Mar 5, 2012

Grants from family foundations inch up

Family foundations in the U.S. awarded grants totaling $20.6 billion to nonprofits in 2010, an increase of 1.1 percent over 2009, when giving declined 3.4 percent, a new study says.

Feb 13, 2012

Social-justice funding plunges

Grantmaking to U.S.-based nonprofits that work for structural change to boost opportunity for the most vulnerable populations took a big hit from the collapse of the global economy in 2008 and likely will continue to suffer, a new report says.