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Bush Foundation Announces 2019 Bush Fellows

Bush Foundation Announces 2019 Bush Fellows

Posted March 20, 2019

Selected from among six hundred and eighty-four individuals, the fellows will receive $100,000 over twelve to twenty-four month to pursue learning experiences that help them develop their leadership skills and attributes....

Study Finds Gender Differences in Giving Across Racial Groups

Study Finds Gender Differences in Giving Across Racial Groups

Posted March 20, 2019

A report from the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy found that for all racial/ethnic groups, single women were more likely than single men to give to charity, and couples were more likely than either single men or single women to make charitable gifts....

Marcelo Gleiser Awarded 2019 Templeton Prize

Marcelo Gleiser Awarded 2019 Templeton Prize

Posted March 19, 2019

A professor at Dartmouth College, Gleiser is a leading proponent of the view that science, philosophy, and spirituality are complementary expressions of humanity's need to embrace mystery and the unknown....

JPMorgan Chase Commits $350 Million to Job Skills Initiative

JPMorgan Chase Commits $350 Million to Job Skills Initiative

Posted March 19, 2019

Building on the firm’s original five-year, $250 million investment in the New Skills at Work initiative, the funding will support community college and other non-traditional career pathway programs, as well as research aimed at identifying and forecasting emerging skillsets....

One in Ten Wealthy Donors Plan to Give More, Survey Finds

One in Ten Wealthy Donors Plan to Give More, Survey Finds

Posted March 19, 2019

Based on interviews with wealthy donors and an online survey of donors across income levels, Marts & Lundy found that 37 percent and 45 percent, respectively, said they didn't know or were unsure of how the new law would affect their giving....

Funding Collaborative to Empower Women, Make Workplaces Safe Launched

Funding Collaborative to Empower Women, Make Workplaces Safe Launched

Posted March 18, 2019

The Collaborative Fund for Women's Safety and Dignity plans to award grants totaling at least $5 million annually over the next five years to bolster movement leaders, survivors, culture makers, institutions, and networks working to end sexual harassment and gender-based violence....

Gund Foundation Awards Nearly $7.3 Million in Grants

Gund Foundation Awards Nearly $7.3 Million in Grants

Posted March 16, 2019

Awarded at the foundation's winter board meeting, the grants include $100,000 in support of the inaugural Borderlight Festival of Theatre Cleveland and a city-wide community celebration staged in conjunction with Major League Baseball's All-Star Game this summer....

Community Foundation Update (03/16/19)

Community Foundation Update (03/16/19)

Posted March 16, 2019

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, and Washington....

Templeton Foundation to Invest $325 Million in Strategic Priorities

Templeton Foundation to Invest $325 Million in Strategic Priorities

Posted March 14, 2019

The foundation's priorities for "advancing the frontiers of knowledge and understanding" over the next five years include cultural evolution, the dynamics of religious change, intellectual humility, mathematics and the physical sciences, and science-engaged theology....