11.11.19 US News
East Bay Community Foundation awards civic engagement grants, Gina McCarthy joins Natural Resource Defense Council as president and CEO, Good360 launches Regional Operation Centers, and more.
6.24.19 US News
Pacific Foods distributes $20,000 hunger fighting grants, United Way names new president, Common Impact launches volunteering evaluation platform, and more.
9.6.16 NC Nonprofit News
State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation gifted a $1.8 million challenge for the SECU Center for MemoryCare, Fayetteville Technical Community College received a $15,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation to support qualifying students enrolled in a machining-based training program, the 2016 North Carolina Center for Nonprofits Conference will be held from September 21st to the 23rd, featuring FailFest and more
06.27.13: U.S. News Bits
Knight Foundation names award recipients; Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association receives gift; Focused Ultrasound Foundation is awarded grant from Michael J. Fox Foundation; Project HOPE announces honorees; Minnesota Council on Foundations appoints new president; Giving USA releases annual report, and more.
Candidates propose caps on charitable giving
National Community Foundation Week was established by presidential proclamation in 1989 and is marked annually from Nov. 12-18 as a way to recognize the “generosity [and] willingness to work together toward a common goal” as a “hallmark of the American character.”
Annual Giving Report Released
The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and Giving USA released The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2011 on Tuesday. In its 57th publication, the report aims to take a pulse of yearly giving to charitable organizations.
Giving in U.S. begins slight rise
After two consecutive years of decline, charitable giving in the U.S. increased slightly in 2010, but remains well below pre-recession levels, a new report says.
Building a fundraising board
A nonprofit’s board is its link to the community and should lead the organization’s fundraising efforts.
Foundation recovery likely slow
Foundation assets were hammered by the markets last year, and while giving is likely to slow this year and next, funders remain committed to the nonprofit sector and the people it serves.
Giving stumbles in 2008
Charitable giving by Americans dropped to $307.65 billion last year, a new report says, and 2009 could be another down year.