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.
08.30.12.: US News Bits
American Conference on Diversity receives grant, Minnesota Council on Foundations announces new research, Executive Director of the American Anthropological Association retires, and more.
Charitable giving in Minnesota slows
Reflecting the pressures the Great Recession placed on individuals and grantmakers, charitable giving in Minnesota fell for the second year in a row in 2009, a new report says.
Education tops Minnesota philanthropy
Education received 26 percent of philanthropic giving from Minnesota’s 100 top grantmakers in 2009, the largest share, a new study says.
Minnesota grantmaking steadies
After two years of uncertainty and anticipation of funding declines, grantmakers in Minnesota are feeling more optimistic about 2011, a new report says.
Minnesota giving falls in 2008
During the height of the recession, total giving in Minnesota fell 5 percent to $5.4 billion, but would have been worse without giving increases by corporations, a new study says.
Minnesota grantmaking expected to slip
While funders in the state predict their grantmaking will shrink slightly in 2010, they are feeling more optimistic about asset rebounds, a new study says.
Target leads Minnesota funders
The retailer’s foundation awarded a total of $138.2 million in cash grants last year, more than any other grantmaker in the state, a new study says.
Pre-recession giving strong in Minnesota
Foundation and corporate giving in Minnesota grew 10.1 percent in 2007, but is likely to take a hit this year and next, a new study says.
Minnesota funders’ optimism ebbs
The state’s foundations are less positive about their 2009 grantmaking, but remain more optimistic than other U.S. funders, a new study says.