Disaster relief

Half of adults see negative financial impact of pandemic, survey finds

Half of adults see negative financial impact of pandemic, survey finds

March 15, 2021

According to a survey from the Pew Research Center of more than ten thousand adults in the United States, 44 percent of respondents who say their financial situation has gotten worse during the pandemic believe it will take three years or more to get back to where they were a year ago....

Jack Dorsey awards grants for COVID-19, winter storm relief

Jack Dorsey awards grants for COVID-19, winter storm relief

March 4, 2021

Awarded through Dorsey's #startsmall initiative, a $4.72 million grant to Water.org will enable people living in poverty in Africa to access small, affordable loans for water and sanitation solutions, and a $4 million grant to Bread of Life, Inc. will assist families in Texas impacted by the winter storm....

Rockefeller awards $12 million for COVID-19 testing, tracing in Africa

Rockefeller awards $12 million for COVID-19 testing, tracing in Africa

February 2, 2021

Launched in August, the Partnership to Accelerate Covid-19 Testing (PACT) is working to establish global partnerships around the mobilization of technical, material, and financial resources in support of an expansion of COVID testing, tracing, and treatment in member states....

Schwab Charitable facilitated $3.7 billion in grants in 2020

Schwab Charitable facilitated $3.7 billion in grants in 2020

January 31, 2021

The San Francisco-based provider of donor-advised funds saw a 39 percent year-over-year jump in the number of grants recommended, a 35 percent increase in grant dollars awarded, and a 13 percent rise in the number of charities supported....

Report highlights NYC foundation's effective COVID-19 response

Report highlights NYC foundation's effective COVID-19 response

January 12, 2021

The report from the New York Community Trust highlights the grantmaking of the NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund, which was launched by multiple foundations in March 2020 in support of small and midsize arts and human services nonprofits....

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