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.
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.