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Community Foundation Update (11/04/17)

Community Foundation Update (11/04/17)

Posted November 4, 2017

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington....

'Experienced' Donors Expect to Give More in 2017, Survey Finds

'Experienced' Donors Expect to Give More in 2017, Survey Finds

Posted November 2, 2017

Nearly half of the experienced donors surveyed by Exponent Philanthropy indicated that they would be giving more in 2017 than they did in 2016, with 43 percent saying the most important factor in their giving decisions in 2017 was community need....

Griffin Pledges $125 Million to University of Chicago

Griffin Pledges $125 Million to University of Chicago

Posted November 2, 2017

The second largest gift in the university's history will fund scholarships for third- and fourth-year economics students, stipends and research support for graduate students, and a research incubator....

Independent Sector Launches Upswell Initiative

Independent Sector Launches Upswell Initiative

Posted November 1, 2017

The year-long Upswell process will replace IS's traditional annual conference with a series of community-based events and action-oriented learning experiences culminating in an annual convening....

UCSF Receives $25 Million to Study 'False Alarms'

UCSF Receives $25 Million to Study 'False Alarms'

Posted October 31, 2017

The gift from David W. Mortara will enable nursing researchers to work directly with UCSF hospitals and industry representatives to address the high error rate in hospital ECG equipment....