Rockefeller Foundation

Jul 29, 2019

The Social Impact of Public Space: A Case for Measurement

Designed, operated and managed right—with investments that drive to beneficial outcomes for people—Reimagining the Civic Commons shows that our parks, libraries, trails and community centers can reflect the highest aspirations for our communities and democracy.

Oct 1, 2018

10.1.18 US News

Fielding Graduate University receives a gift of $1,000,000, Mercy Ships recognizes volunteers on World Maritime Day, the Animal Disaster Funding Collaborative is making special grants available to nonprofits and government agencies assisting animals and pet owners impacted by Hurricane Florence, and more.

Jan 30, 2017

1.30.17 US Nonprofit News

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts provides a $249,000 State Cultural Facilities Grant to Riverzedge Arts, the MdBio Foundation unveils its new Mobile eXploration Lab, the Chicago Urban League will host a youth employment hearing on January 30th, and more.

Jan 9, 2017

1.9.17 US Nonprofit News

National Hispanic Media Coalition will hold their 20th Annual Impact Awards Gala on February 24, The Amon Carter Museum of American Art received an endowment from the Walton Family Foundation for $20 million, The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus has appointed Rabbi Eli Mayerfeld as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer and more

Jan 25, 2016

1.25.16 International Nonprofit News

Chatham House received a Cornerstone Contribution from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Artisans' Association of Cambodia held their 6th annual Angkor Handicraft Fair, the AEMERA in Alberta is working together with communities and organizations to implement an environmental mentoring program, and more.

Mar 21, 2012

New financing emerges for social innovation

‘Social impact bonds,’ which raise private investment capital to fund prevention and early-intervention social programs, with government repaying investors only if the work improves social outcomes, represent what could become a multi-billion-dollar source of growth capital to fund effective social programs, a new white paper says.

Mar 11, 2011

‘Social-impact’ bonds headed to U.S.

The fledgling philanthropic concept, which was developed in Britain and involves private investment in programs that produce desired social outcomes, is being considered for the U.S.

Feb 25, 2009

Partnership focuses on mobile health

The alliance of three foundations aims to capitalize on the prevalence of mobile phones in the developing world to improve health care.

Jun 9, 2008

U.S. philanthropy faces ‘awareness deficit’

More than half of Americans engaged in work on social issues can’t name a charitable foundation, a new study says.