5.23.16 US Nonprofit News
WSF awards $194,250 in funding to 40 organizations , Chester County Fund for Women and Girls ' 2016 Girls Advisory Board is now open, Cecily Sommers to speak at PMDMC, NEA Chairman Jane Chu approves more than $82 million to fund local arts projects, 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.
President creates task force to expand national service opportunities
President Obama honors President George H.W. Bush for a lifetime of public service and volunteerism and announces creation of a national service task force charged with creating public-private partnerships to expand volunteer opportunities.
Nonprofit capacity needs more investment
President Obama should call on America to strengthen the nonprofit sector and on foundations to mobilize their dollars to help fight the recession.