Social Mobility in Rural America
While much of that research has focused on analyzing social mobility in urban contexts - or on documenting the challenges confronting the nation’s rural communities - The Bridgespan and National 4-H Council went into rural communities where upward mobility is thriving, to get a ground-level view of what that looks like.
11.6.17 US Nonprofit News
The City of Miami grants $130,000 to The Motivational Edge, the Hereditary Disease Foundation to present the 2017 Leslie Gehry Brenner Prize for Innovation in Science at its 50th Anniversary Symposium and Gala, the Tiger Woods Foundation and Discovery Education host Career Connections: Transforming Passion into Purpose at Facebook, and more.
9.25.17 US Nonprofit News
enCourage Kids Foundation hosts its ninth annual Camp Pontiac weekend getaway, Discovery’s Animal Planet and Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife team up for “Blood Ivory,” documentary, Tufts University receives an $8 million gift from the McDonnell Family Foundation, and more.
11.14.16 US Nonprofit News
California State University San Marcos received a $200,000 grant from the Stuart Foundation, which will be used to launch a campaign, ART=OPPORTUNITY. The Alaska FFA Association won the 2016 FFA Hunger Heroes Challenge which encouraged students to donate meals to local communities, and more.
8.15.16 US Nonprofit News
Habitat for Humanity Texas received a $10,000 Partnership Grant Program award, Bread for the World launched its national “I Vote to End Hunger” campaign, Robin Hood Foundation has issued a call for applications for its new Grant-Ready Insights and Training project, and more.
3.28.16 US Nonprofit News
Over $572,000 raised for Artist Trust, American Red Cross to host "Art from the Heart," Grantmakers in the Arts host "Building Collective Capital: A Funders Collaborative Approach to Capitalization" Web Conference, the Islamic Scholarship Fund application has been extended, nearly $1 million goes to support the ReadNYC Initative, and more.
3.21.16 US Nonprofit News
The Johnson Center for Philanthropy and the Council of Michigan Foundations to begin Grantmaking Webinar Series in April, Public Media Development and Marketing Conference to take place in August, Higher Achievement receives a three-year $1.89 million grant, Services for the Underserved receives $1.2 million, and more.
8.10.15 US Nonprofit News
The Valspar Foundation donates $20,000 to the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh to support STEM education and career development programs for students, The Western Center on Law and Poverty has compiled the Western Center Sources Reference Guide, Partnership With Native Americans has launched a 100-day supply drive for Native Americans living on remote and isolated reservations, and more.
7.20.15 US Nonprofit News
The 2015 National Conference on Philanthropic Planning will take place on October 21st-23rd in Orlando, Hopewell, a therapeutic farm community for adults with mental illness, has just introduced a new, mobile-friendly website, the First Response Team of America recognized Lowe's for its $750,000 donation to aid the team's disaster relief efforts , and more.
02.07.13.: US News Bits
UJA-Federation of New York receives grant for Sandy relief, International Women’s Media Foundation hires new executive director, Nestlé calls for Prize in Creating Shared Value nominees, and more.