Two Years On, Foundations Stand By Issuing Bonds In Pandemic
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Bush Foundation, California Endowment, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Lilly Endowment

When the Ford Foundation took the unprecedented step in June 2020 of issuing $1 billion in debt to help stabilize other nonprofits, it delighted investors and inspired several other large foundations...more

U.S. Muslims Offer Lessons In Tolerance, Giving

When it comes to giving, Muslims in the US give more than any other group in the country, according to a new report from the Muslim Philanthropy Initiative at Indiana University. The survey of...more

Founder and President of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Retire s
Foundation: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

After 30 years, Ellen Lehman is stepping down as president of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The Tennessean reports the foundation she founded in her garage in Nashville, Tenn.,...more

Homegrown Foundation Leader Builds Bridges, Trust In Flint
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Isaiah Oliver grew up in Flint, Mich., and now heads the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, which has spent more than $430,000 in grant funding to help the city recover from its lead-tainted...more

YMCA Still Seeking Funding For Community And Aquatics Center
Foundation: Northern New York Community Foundation

"It's really going to happen here in this community, so we are just so excited," Shawna Cutuli, managing director of membership facilities at the Watertown YMCA, tells CBS New York. The $27.5...more

'Shocking' Lack Of Diversity Among Fundraisers
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Flint, MetLife Foundation, Pew Charitable Trusts, Rockefeller Foundation

The first black CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Mich., is working to rebuild trust in a city still reeling from lead-contamination water crisis, the AP reports. Isaiah Oliver was...more

Virginia Community Foundation Announces Grants And Scholarships
Foundation: The Virginia Community Foundation

Azalea Ray is a senior at the University of Minnesota this fall, and she's one of 12 students to receive a $5,000 scholarship from the Virginia Community Foundation. The St. Paul Pioneer Press...more

Bergen Recognized For Service By Community Foundation
Foundation: Kosciusko County Community Foundation

At a recent investment advisory committee meeting, Kosciusko County Community Foundation honored Michael Bergen for his work on the Finance & Investment Committee since 2014. Mike's investment and...more

Creating A Foundation To Build On
Foundation: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, Lawrence County Community Foundation

Lawrence County, Ohio, is now home to a $2 million endowment that will be put to good use. The Times Leader reports on the formation of the Lawrence County Community Foundation, which was...more

Startup Software Partnership Enables Dynamic Support For Texas A&M Spinouts

"We anticipate this effort will propel our startups toward success at an even faster rate." So says Saraubh Biswas, director of Texas A&M's Office of Commercialization and Entrepreneurship, in...more






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