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Funding Collaborative for Affordable Housing Launched

Funding Collaborative for Affordable Housing Launched

Posted February 21, 2018

Launched by nine large private foundations, Funders for Housing and Opportunity will support policies and programs aimed at ensuring that low-income individuals and families are able to afford safe, stable rental housing in a thriving community....

Daniels Fund Awarded $55.9 Million in 2017

Daniels Fund Awarded $55.9 Million in 2017

Posted February 18, 2018

The foundation's 2017 giving includes $38.8 million in support of nonprofits in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming as well as select national organizations, as well as $17.1 million in scholarships to students from those states....

Community Foundation Update (02/17/18)

Community Foundation Update (02/17/18)

Posted February 17, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Washington....

Support for Arts Substantial Yet Shrinking Priority for Foundations

Support for Arts Substantial Yet Shrinking Priority for Foundations

Posted February 16, 2018

Arts Funding at Twenty-Five: What Data and Analysis Continue to Tell Funders About the Field marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of GIA's 1989 arts funding benchmark study, which was produced in partnership with Foundation Center....

Online Giving Increased 12.1 Percent in 2017, Report Finds

Online Giving Increased 12.1 Percent in 2017, Report Finds

Posted February 16, 2018

The Blackbaud Institute's Charitable Giving Report: How Nonprofit Fundraising Performed in 2017 found that online donations accounted for 7.6 percent of total fundraising revenue, up from 7.2 percent in 2016....

JPMorgan Chase Expands Entrepreneurs of Color Program

JPMorgan Chase Expands Entrepreneurs of Color Program

Posted February 16, 2018

A $5.1 million commitment from the firm will create two new funds to provide minority entrepreneurs in San Francisco and the South Bronx with access to capital they need to grow and drive local economic growth....