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Charitable Giving Up 5.2 Percent in 2017, 'Giving USA' Finds

Charitable Giving Up 5.2 Percent in 2017, 'Giving USA' Finds

Posted June 12, 2018

Produced by the Giving USA Foundation and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the study found that giving by individuals, corporations, and foundations totaled an estimated $410.02 billion in 2017, the first time it has exceeded the $400 billion mark....

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Receives $20 Million

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Receives $20 Million

Posted June 12, 2018

The endowment gift from craigslist founder Craig Newmark will enable the school to recruit additional faculty, develop innovative programs, and pursue activities that support greater trust in journalism....

Bainum Family Foundation Commits $12.7 Million for Early Learning

Bainum Family Foundation Commits $12.7 Million for Early Learning

Posted June 11, 2018

To be disbursed over ten years, the gift includes $5 million for construction and $7.75 million for operations of a new facility that will serve approximately a hundred and fifty infants and toddlers in the West Lakes neighborhood of Orlando....

Community Foundation Update (06/09/18)

Community Foundation Update (06/09/18)

Posted June 9, 2018

News and personnel announcements from community foundations in Alaska, California, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Rhode Island, Washington, Washington, D.C., and Wisconsin....

Intergenerational Activities Reduce Loneliness, Study Finds

Intergenerational Activities Reduce Loneliness, Study Finds

Posted June 7, 2018

The report from the Eisner Foundation and Generations United found that while a majority of Americans believe that activities bring together children/youth and older adults can reduce loneliness across all ages, most weren't aware of such activities in their own communities....