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Community Foundation Update (02/16/19)

Community Foundation Update (02/16/19)

Posted February 16, 2019

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin....

Skoll Foundation Names Donald Gips as New Chief Executive

Skoll Foundation Names Donald Gips as New Chief Executive

Posted February 13, 2019

With a career that spans public service, business, politics, finance, and technology, the former ambassador to South Africa brings decades of experience that will be useful in sustaining and elevating the foundation's efforts to support and advance social entrepreneurship globally....

U.S. Colleges, Universities Raised $46.7 Billion in 2018, Survey Finds

U.S. Colleges, Universities Raised $46.7 Billion in 2018, Survey Finds

Posted February 12, 2019

The Voluntary Support of Education survey of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education found that total contributions to institutions of higher education in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, increased 4.6 percent on an inflation-adjusted basis....

Packard Foundation Shares Results of Eighth Grantee Perception Report

Packard Foundation Shares Results of Eighth Grantee Perception Report

Posted February 11, 2019

Based on an assessment by the Center for Effective Philanthropy, the report found that grantees’ perceptions of the foundation remained positive across most measures but that there were areas where it could improve, including doing a better job of incorporating grantee feedback into evaluation design....