Independent Sector

Jun 10, 2019

6.10.19 US News

Independence Seaport Museum receives William Penn Foundation grant, J. Paul Getty Trust board of trustees elects David L. Lee as chair of the board, ThirdSuite launches free virtual book club, and more.

Feb 18, 2019

2.18.19 US News

Janie's Fund raises $2.8 million at Steven Tyler's Grammy Awards viewing party, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts appoints Henry Timms as President and CEO, The Field Foundation and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation partner to create a more equitable Chicago, and more.

May 21, 2018  |  Haily Jones

5.21.18 US Nonprofit News

The Gruber Foundation awarded $1.5 million to scientists, Aisha Alexander joined Meyer Foundation as Senior Director, Innovation Enterprise’s Digital Publishing Innovation Summit will take place July 18th and 19th in New York, and more.

Apr 16, 2018

4.16.18 US Nonprofit News

The National Audubon Society receives $10 Million gift from Overlook International Foundation, the Wallace Global Fund uses all the profits it made in the stock market last year to its 2018 grant budget, The Council on Foundations, Independent Sector, and Nonprofit VOTE launch two new voter toolkits, and more.

Dec 18, 2017

12.18.17 US Nonprofit News

News about grants, gifts GRID Alternatives received a $500,000 grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support its SolarCorps Fellowship Program. The Chick-fil-A Foundation has granted 23 nonprofits the 2018 True Inspiration Award. The organizations represent 13 states throughout the […]

Oct 10, 2017

10.10.17 US Nonprofit News

The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution to honor collector and philanthropist Sharon Percy Rockefeller, artist Glenn Ligon, and scholar Tomás Ybarra-Frausto at its annual benefit, National 4-H Council elects three new trustees, the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation to issue $55,000 in Triple Play grants to Boys & Girls Clubs of America to encourage healthy eating and physical activities for Club members, and more.

Jul 10, 2017

7.10.17 US Nonprofit News

15 American Academy of Family Physicians Chapters each received a $5,000 grant, Accountability Counsel named Gary Cookhorn to the organization’s board of directors, StoryCenter will host a digital storytelling workshop at Hayward Public Library, and more.

Jun 6, 2016

6.6.16 US Nonprofit News

Fonkoze Foundation will receive $100,000, Hyperbiotics has launched its $150,000 Dollar for Dollar Challenge Grant to help Bumi Sehat, Independent Sector Conference, “New Frontiers”, will take place in November, ART for ALS will raise money for ALS.net, Sing for Hope seeks to raise $25,000 for its public installation, Kris Putnam-Walkerly named one of America's Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers for 2016 by Philanthropy Media, Health Warrior and KaBOOM! began it's Movement For Good Tour, and more.

Mar 7, 2016

3.7.16 US Nonprofit News

Vera Institute launches national storytelling project, the National Children’s Chorus receives $1 million, registration now open for 4 Miles 4 Water, patients and caregivers celebrate Pulmonary Hypertension Association's recent success, Barrow Neurological Foundation receives two gifts totaling $558,000, Help For Children wins the 2016 Marcum MicroCap Conference Award, and more.

Dec 14, 2015

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.