New service makes it easier to provide direct aid to international charities
NGOsource recently launched a new service that makes it easier for donors and grantmakers to provide international aid. While such philanthropy used to be fraught with risk, there now is increased assurance that funds directed thousands of miles away will be managed by a foreign non-government organization (NGO) that meets the rigorous standards imposed on tax-exempt organizations in the U.S.
Charlotte foundation giving grows
Mecklenberg County funders made nearly 40 percent of all grants by North Carolina foundations, which gave over $1 billion in 2006, a new report says.
Teen grantmakers award $2,500
A group of teen grantmakers in Winston-Salem has awarded grants totaling $2,500 to five local groups.
Ohio funder launches networking tool
The Columbus Foundation has launched an online networking tool to connect people with nonprofits in central Ohio.