Ever Consider Applying for Funding from Family Foundations?
Nonprofits have an opportunity to look beyond the largest foundations and focus their attentions on the largely untapped reservoir of family foundations.
5.22.17 US Nonprofit News
WBUR’s 2017 Gala raised approximately $750,000 to support independent news and programming, Miranda Lambert will host the MuttNation March on June 8th to help spread awareness for shelter dog adoption, Comfort Cases has been chosen as the May Charity of the Month by Sticky Fingers, and more.
2.27.17 US Nonprofit News
WHRO Public Media receives a $3 million gift from Hampton Roads leader Jane Batten, Maternity Care Coalition honors the W.K Kellogg Foundation with the Spirit of Motherhood Award, Bonnaroo Works Fund is accepting grant applications until April 8th, and more.
10.17.16 US Nonprofit News
Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County launched a 30 single-family home build project, Twin Creeks Village. Open Medicine Foundation received $260,000 from two donor families for expansion of its END ME/CFS project, and more.
5.18.15 US Nonprofit News
Foundation for Youth Investment awards multi-year grants, Appalachian State professor, Dr. Marlett appointed to InVEST's national board, SEIU Local 1 security officers and janitors join others to rally for better jobs, and more.
06.20.13: U.S. News Bits
The National FFA Foundation receives endowment; Grantmakers for Education names new executive director; Foundation Source selects new director, Feed The Children hires new staff members; Janet Mock joins Arcus Foundation’s Board of Directors; Community Philanthropy publication is released; Association Forum of Chicagoland seeks 40 under 40 nominations; HuTerra.com offers free nonprofit services, and more.
Foundation Source report presents findings about the 98% “super-majority” of U.S. private foundations in 2012
Foundation Source reports shows that increased grantmaking, strong investment returns, and contributions from living donors create a ‘new narrative’ about private foundation behavior.
Smaller funders give bigger share of assets
Small to mid-size private foundations give more than twice the amount they are required to distribute, and the smallest foundations give away significantly more, new research shows.
Wachovia’s McGlaughon moves to tech firm
After more than five years as chief philanthropic officer at Wachovia, H. King McGlaughon has stepped down to become CEO of Foundation Source, a Connecticut company that provides private foundations with advisory services and web-based administration and grantmaking.
Grants up at small and mid-size funders
The number of grants by those foundations grew 8.7 percent, while the value of those grants grew 17.8 percent, new data show.