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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....

Gender Pay Gap in Fundraising Persists, AFP Study Finds

Gender Pay Gap in Fundraising Persists, AFP Study Finds

Posted March 13, 2019

Based on more than ten thousand survey responses between 2014 and 2018, the report from the Association of Fundraising Professionals found that, controlling for other factors, women make 10.5 percent less than their male colleagues....

Universities Launch Network to Build Public Interest Technology Field

Universities Launch Network to Build Public Interest Technology Field

Posted March 12, 2019

Launched with support from the Ford, Hewlett, and New America foundations, the Public Interest Technology University Network comprises twenty-one universities committed to supporting a new generation of civic-minded technologists and digitally fluent policy leaders....

Microfinance Provides Benefits for U.S. Recipients, Study Finds

Microfinance Provides Benefits for U.S. Recipients, Study Finds

Posted March 12, 2019

The initial findings of the peer-driven microfinance model revealed that program participants were more likely than the control group to be operating their own small business after six months, establish a credit record, and attain a prime credit score within a year....