Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Midland Habitat for Humanity's construction superintendent Tony Valles, and the organization's longest-serving volunteer Ben Johnson were given recognition for recently completing their 100th...more
According to the US Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS), more than 20,000 Latinos across the country will be participating in a local festival to sign up as organ transplant donors.
The Wausau Community Warming Center has recently announced that it is currently in the process of seeking for volunteers to help with its operations.
The warming center opened its doors this year...more
As part of Women Build Week, Habitat for Humanity urges women volunteers to take part in construction projects usually dominated by males.
Women Build Week presents women the opportunity to learn...more
Rush County high school students gathered in a Youth in Philanthropy Grants Committee to review grant applications for the annual grant cycle for the Youth in Philanthropy Fund.
The proceeds are...more
The 20 Million Minds Foundation, a nonprofit committed to bringing higher education into the digital age, commends Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) and Al Franken (D-Minnesota) on their new...more
The 'Homelessness to Recovery' football tournament is intended to help people recovering from addiction and homelessness.
The tournament brought teams from across the North East area and even a...more
Green Square meals, which provides a hot meals to any one in need, has opened its doors to the homeless. The homeless were provided some extra beds, cots, pillows and blankets.
According to Green...more
A recent study, the "UnderDeveloped: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising", showcases how most nonprofit leaders are unable to prepare themselves for a major fundraising...more
Feather O' Connor Houstoun, a senior adviser to the Wyncote Foundation and Governing.com columnist, discusses about a block-granting experiment in Pennsylvania in the midst of budget...more