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Rockefeller Foundation Launches $100 Million Public Health Initiative

Rockefeller Foundation Launches $100 Million Public Health Initiative

Posted September 26, 2019

With the goal of eventually preventing six million deaths by 2030, the Precision Public Health initiative will empower community health systems and frontline health workers in India and Uganda with the latest data science technologies and innovations....

Nonprofit CEOs Saw Modest Compensation Growth in FY17, Study Finds

Nonprofit CEOs Saw Modest Compensation Growth in FY17, Study Finds

Posted September 24, 2019

The 2019 GuideStar Nonprofit Compensation Report found that the median year-over-year increase in compensation for male CEOs ranged from 0.1 percent at organizations with annual budgets of more than $25 million to 2.1 percent at those with budgets of between $5 million and $10 million....

2019 Soros Equality Fellows Announced

2019 Soros Equality Fellows Announced

Posted September 24, 2019

Each of the eighteen fellows selected for this year's cohort will receive $100,000 over eighteen months as well as leadership training, networking opportunities, and additional professional development support....

Gates Foundation Commits $310 Million for Climate Adaptation Action

Gates Foundation Commits $310 Million for Climate Adaptation Action

Posted September 24, 2019

Commitments totaling $790 million from Gates, the World Bank, the European Commission, and the governments of the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Germany were announced in support of the Global Commission on Adaptation's "action track" for agriculture and food security....

Gates Foundation, Others Launch Economic Mobility Grand Challenge

Gates Foundation, Others Launch Economic Mobility Grand Challenge

Posted September 23, 2019

Voices for Economic Opportunity, the Gates Foundation's first Grand Challenge focused on the U.S., will fund projects that help correct misconceptions and improve understanding of poverty through the stories of those who have experienced it....

Red Cross Announces $65 Million in Disaster-Preparedness Commitments

Red Cross Announces $65 Million in Disaster-Preparedness Commitments

Posted September 23, 2019

Pledges made to the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster Responder Program have been used by the Red Cross to strengthen its infrastructure, train volunteers, develop innovative technology, and provide critical resources in response to urgent needs during the disaster-recovery process....

Knight Foundation Awards $3 Million to Help Boost Voter Participation

Knight Foundation Awards $3 Million to Help Boost Voter Participation

Posted September 22, 2019

The investment in Democracy Works will jump-start a $20 million fundraising campaign in support of TurboVote, a registration and information platform designed to make it easier for U.S. citizens to register, request an absentee ballot, and find their polling location....

Otto Bremer Trust Announces Expansion

Otto Bremer Trust Announces Expansion

Posted September 22, 2019

In addition to Minnesota, North Dakota, and western Wisconsin, the St. Paul-based grantmaker will expand to Montana and the rest of Wisconsin....

Moody Foundation Awards $1.5 Million to Comp-U-Dopt

Moody Foundation Awards $1.5 Million to Comp-U-Dopt

Posted September 21, 2019

The gift will enable Comp-U-Dopt to provide lightly used and refurbished computers to underserved youth in Galveston and deliver afterschool enrichment programs to schools in the district....

Community Foundation Update (09/21/19)

Community Foundation Update (09/21/19)

Posted September 21, 2019

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, New Hampshire, Texas, and Washington, D.C....

Report Calls on Nonprofits to Engage, Unite in Collective Advocacy

Report Calls on Nonprofits to Engage, Unite in Collective Advocacy

Posted September 20, 2019

The report from the National Council of Nonprofits features data on public charities and their impact and calls on the sector to protect the public trust, amplify the power of nonprofits and nonprofit networks, and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion....