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Community Foundation Update (05/26/18)

Community Foundation Update (05/26/18)

Posted May 26, 2018

News and personnel announcements from community foundations in California, Connecticut, Florida, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Ohio, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin....

Men More Likely to Replace Charitable Giving With Impact Investing

Men More Likely to Replace Charitable Giving With Impact Investing

Posted May 25, 2018

A report from the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy found that 18.9 percent of single men and 15.2 percent of married couples in which the husband decides how to give made impact investments in place of some or all of their charitable giving....

Accenture Commits $200 Million to Train Disadvantaged Workers

Accenture Commits $200 Million to Train Disadvantaged Workers

Posted May 25, 2018

The funds will support three ongoing initiatives — Skills to Succeed, Tech4Good, and Accenture Development Partnerships — designed to equip disadvantaged individuals around the world with job skills for the digital age....

Gates Foundation, UK Commit Nearly $52 Million to Fight Superbugs

Gates Foundation, UK Commit Nearly $52 Million to Fight Superbugs

Posted May 23, 2018

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed up to $25 million and the UK government up to £20 million (nearly $26.9 million) in support of early-stage development of antibiotics, vaccines, and diagnostics designed to fight drug-resistant infections....

Foundation, Nonprofit Leaders Concerned About Drop in Giving

Foundation, Nonprofit Leaders Concerned About Drop in Giving

Posted May 23, 2018

A survey by the Center for Effective Philanthropy found that 53 percent of foundation officials and 53 percent of nonprofit leaders were concerned about a decline in individual giving as a result of new tax legislation....