Urban Institute

Apr 25, 2016

4.25.16 US Nonprofit News

The CFNWCT has awarded $10,400 to local organizations, AiP Conference on Philanthropy will be held in May, EnCorps launches a scholarship program, Lord & Taylor raise funds for Habitat for Humanity, Goldman Environmental Foundation award 6 for their grassroots efforts, Johns S and James L Knight Foundation awarded $5 million for 37 projects, and more.

Apr 18, 2016

4.18.16 US Nonprofit News

American Red Cross receives $500,000 in support of its No More Fire Deaths Campaign, Heartland Canines for Veterans named a charity of Petland, Inc., Girl Scouts' annual Dessert Before Dinner fundraiser to be held on September 10th, Camp To Belong will hold a weeklong summer camp series to reunite foster siblings, and more.

Feb 22, 2016

2.22.16 US Nonprofit News

UGG and Zappos partner to donate slippers to St. Judes, Women Leading the Future is accepting applications for its conference this June, NetGain Partnership promises $18 million to strengthen technology for good, Third Space Studios invites nonprofits for their Individual Donor Benchmark Project, Independence Blue Cross has invested over $6 million in the health of southeast PA, and more.

Nov 28, 2011

Nonprofit sector big and growing

The nonprofit sector is big, getting bigger, and dominated by big organizations, the health and education fields, and it has been whipsawed by big swings in charitable giving over the past decade, a new report says.

Sep 21, 2011

Net giving still trails pre-recession levels

Nonprofits in the U.S. did a better job in 2010 acquiring and keeping donors but continued to lose money because they still lost donors and secured gifts that were smaller than in 2009, a new report says.

Oct 18, 2010

Government work tough on N.C. nonprofits

Nonprofits across North Carolina are struggling to keep, manage and cover the costs of contracts they receive from federal, state and local governments, a new study says.

Oct 18, 2010

Government contracting hurts nonprofits

Human-service nonprofits reeling from the troubled economy are reporting “serious and widespread” problems with government contracts and grants, a new study says.

Dec 18, 2009

Few Latinos at California nonprofits

Latinos account for about 36 percent of the state’s population, but only about 28 percent of nonprofit staffers are Latino, a new study says.

May 27, 2009

Giving dips in N.C., but outpaces U.S.

While giving by North Carolina taxpayers who itemize deductions dipped slightly to $5.4 billion 2006, they remain more generous than Americans as a whole, a new study says.

Sep 15, 2008

Kellogg funds civil-society effort

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is investing $200,000 in an initiative to better understand the factors that will shape America’s civil society in the next 20 years.