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.
The Taylor County Veterans Service Office has recently announced that they are in dire need of volunteer van drives to supplement their biweekly trips.
Potential drivers may call 325-674-1328 and...more
Venture philanthropy, where non-profits make investments in life sciences companies and high-tech business management, is deemed as an engine for life science funding.
This venture philanthropy...more
Peter Thiel, PayPal creator, libertarian and The Thiel Foundation founder, is constantly challenging the status quo with its Thiel Fellows program.
The program offers a select group of...more
At a luncheon held by the Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers (NKVL) and sponsored by the Lawyers Mutual Insurance of Kentucky, volunteer lawyers were honored for their commitment in helping meet the...more
Minnesota charity officials hope to tap into the largest transfer of wealth happening in the nation.
An estimated $43 trillion is expected to pass from baby boomers and their parents to the...more
About 200 Catholics, Mormons, Jews, Buddhists and Muslims from 15 different faith communities fanned out across the Peninsula on Monday as volunteers for the region's first Multifaith Day of Service...more
Volunteers participate in clean up efforts to search for traces of tar that hit the Galveston Bay due to a large oil spill.
Clean up efforts were performed by the volunteers working with the...more
With the recent Giving USA report, philanthropy has managed to slowly break out some trends post-recession period.
Philanthropy seems to be picking up after the economic recession ended. According...more
The Lewisboro celebrates its annual volunteer fair on March 2. The event includes local organizations setting up tables in the Lewisboro library.
These organizations usually provide heaps of...more
Jenny Bowen, founder of the Half the Sky Foundation, has saved the lives of more than 100,000 children in China. And she's still continuing to make a difference for emotionally and physically...more