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Daniels Fund Awarded $57.4 Million in 2018

Daniels Fund Awarded $57.4 Million in 2018

Posted February 23, 2019

Awards announced by the Denver-based foundation include $39.1 million in grants and $18.2 million in scholarships to students in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming….

Community Foundation Update (02/23/19)

Community Foundation Update (02/23/19)

Posted February 23, 2019

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California,Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C....

Nonprofits Missing Out on Social Media Connections, Study Finds

Nonprofits Missing Out on Social Media Connections, Study Finds

Posted February 22, 2019

A report from consulting firm Dunham+Company found that many nonprofits still view social media as a tool for broadcasting announcements and/or raising awareness rather than as a way to deepen their connections with constituents....

Online Giving Increased 1.2 Percent in 2018, Report Finds

Online Giving Increased 1.2 Percent in 2018, Report Finds

Posted February 22, 2019

Based on overall giving data from more than nine thousand nonprofit organizations and online giving data from over fifty-five hundred nonprofits, a report from Blackbaud found that online donations accounted for a record 8.5 percent of overall fundraising revenue last year....

John Carroll University Receives $20 Million Pledge

John Carroll University Receives $20 Million Pledge

Posted February 22, 2019

The unrestricted pledge from an alumnus who prefers to remain anonymous will be used to bolster the Jesuit university's academic programs, improve the campus, and enhance the student experience....

Immigrant Justice Corps Announces 2019 Fellowships

Immigrant Justice Corps Announces 2019 Fellowships

Posted February 21, 2019

Twenty-seven new law school graduates will serve for two years at top legal services agencies, where they will represent immigrants fighting deportation and seeking lawful status and citizenship....

SFMOMA to Sell Rothko Painting

SFMOMA to Sell Rothko Painting

Posted February 20, 2019

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will auction Mark Rothko's Untitled, 1960 and use the proceeds to diversify its collection, enhance its holdings of contemporary art, and address historical gaps in its collection....

Fund Launched to Catalyze Impact Investments in Developing Countries

Fund Launched to Catalyze Impact Investments in Developing Countries

Posted February 19, 2019

The Agri-Business Capital (ABC) Fund will focus on generating private-sector investment in small and midsize enterprises, farmers' organizations, and smallholder farmers' groups, which have had limited access to finance because traditional institutions view them as too risky....

Jewish Youth Group Awarded $25 Million for Women's Empowerment Program

Jewish Youth Group Awarded $25 Million for Women's Empowerment Program

Posted February 18, 2019

The gift from Ted and Harriette Perlman will launch the Anita M. Perlman Women's Leadership Initiative, which will work to mobilize young BBYO alumnae to assume leadership positions in the organization and create new leadership development opportunities....

Brown University Receives $5 Million Gift for Anthropology Museum

Brown University Receives $5 Million Gift for Anthropology Museum

Posted February 17, 2019

The gift from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support a detailed inventory of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology's holdings and the initial steps involved in moving the collection closer to the university's campus in Providence....

University of Georgia Law School Receives $3 Million for Scholarships

University of Georgia Law School Receives $3 Million for Scholarships

Posted February 17, 2019

The gift from alumna Kathelen V. Amos ('82) and the Daniel P. Amos Family Foundation will fund partial-tuition scholarships as well as a professional development stipend for law school students who are the first in their families to graduate from college....

Aetna Announces Winners of Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge

Aetna Announces Winners of Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge

Posted February 17, 2019

The Mecklenburg County Health Department in North Carolina and the Coalition United to Reach Equity (CURE) in Bridgeport, Connecticut, were recognized for their efforts to make measurable, scalable progress on a local public health issue....