10.29.18 US News
The Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty receives $600,000 charitable commitment from the Connolly Family Foundation, new study coauthored by researchers at BYU, the University of Georgia, NC State University and IUPUI examines how party affiliation affects charitable donations, Giving Compass launches two new tools for donors, and more.
10.08.2018 US News Bits
Pro-Vision receives a $450,000 gift from The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation names their 2018 MacArthur Fellows, Johnson & Johnson Vision launches worldwide campaign to #spotlightsight in honor of World Sight Day, and more.
8.27.18 US News
Westminster College receives $1 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, the Wallace Foundation names Bahia Ramos the foundation’s new Director of Arts, Art Buddies seeks volunteers, and more.
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.
1.8.18 US Nonprofit News
Power Monitors, Inc. donate $20,003.50 to the American Red Cross,New Horizons Board of Directors appoints John C. Brauer as President and CEO, Palm Healthcare Foundation to hold its first annual Train the Brain “Better Health” campaign, and more.
9.6.16 US Nonprofit News
Global Youth Connect's Rwanda and Colombia delegations have returned for the remainder of the year, Publix Super Markets Charities will donate $5 million to the Feeding America network, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative met its goal of employing 100,000 Opportunity Youth, and more.
11.07.13: U.S. News Bits
Philanthropist Denny Sanford gives $100 million to create stem cell clinical center at UC-San Diego, the MacArthur Foundation gives $4 million in grants to strengthen democracy and tackle housing problems, ING gives Unsung Hero Awards to educators for classroom projects, and more.
Foundations respond to crisis: Part 2
Even as their endowments take a hit, the MacArthur Foundation and Philadelphia Foundation are committed to holding steady, or even increasing their funding to a beleaguered nonprofit sector.
U.S. funders face the downturn: Part 1
As the stock market hammers foundation assets, and foreclosures and job losses drive up demands on nonprofits, foundation leaders call on their peers to step up.
MacArthur invests in evidence-based policy
With a new $35-million initiative, the MacArthur Foundation aims to encourage policymaking based on solid evidence.