Disaster Relief

Revenue of Largest Nonprofits Up Nearly 5 Percent in 2018, Study Finds

Revenue of Largest Nonprofits Up Nearly 5 Percent in 2018, Study Finds

Posted November 7, 2019

Despite sharp declines in stock indexes in December, the largest nonprofits in the country enjoyed solid revenue gains in fiscal year 2018, with aggregate revenue for the hundred largest organizations in the United States rising nearly 5 percent, to more than $84.7 billion....

2017 Costliest Year for Disasters on Record, Study Finds

2017 Costliest Year for Disasters on Record, Study Finds

Posted November 7, 2019

According to an annual report on disaster philanthropy from Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, disaster-related giving totaled $45 billion in 2017, including $504 million from foundations and public charities....

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....

Kresge Awards Climate Resilience Grants Totaling $1.5 Million

Kresge Awards Climate Resilience Grants Totaling $1.5 Million

Posted August 30, 2019

Awarded through the foundation's Climate Change, Health & Equity Initiative, the planning grants will support the efforts of fifteen nonprofits to develop multiyear plans that address community-defined health and climate priorities....

Blank Family Foundation Commits $17.5 Million for Atlanta Park

Blank Family Foundation Commits $17.5 Million for Atlanta Park

Posted August 30, 2019

The funds will support development of Westside Park, which when completed will span two hundred and eighty acres and feature accessible trails, educational facilities and event spaces, a skyline overlook, and the city's largest reservoir....

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