Foundation Source

Jun 20, 2013

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.

May 29, 2013

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.

Feb 27, 2012

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.

Aug 1, 2011

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.

Mar 21, 2011

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.

Jul 14, 2010

Small, mid-sized funders step up

To meet the needs of nonprofits during the recession, most small and mid-sized private foundations spent more on charitable efforts than required last year, a report says.

May 7, 2010

Smaller funders gave more in 2009

Giving by small and medium-size foundations led by individuals and families grew 15 percent in 2009, a new analysis says.