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October 22nd, 2020
On the opinion pages of philanthropy sector publications, a debate has raged about the right foundation payout rate for “this moment of crisis.” More »
October 19th, 2020
Source: Inside Philanthropy
By now, it almost goes without saying that COVID-19 has catalyzed what may very well turn out to be a fundamental shift in the way we think about the relationship between business, profit and community. More »
October 15th, 2020
Source: Candid
U.S. foundation staff are less diverse than the broader population, especially at the leadership level, an annual survey by the Council on Foundations finds. More »
October 7th, 2020
Source: National Center for Family Philanthropy
America has never needed more from civil society. That’s because our country is being rocked by a health pandemic, an age-old racism pandemic, economic upheaval, sweeping cuts in safety net programs, and the increasing political vitriol that’s killing efforts to address these daunting challenges.  More »
September 21st, 2020
Source: Grantmakers in Health
Earlier this year, Grantmakers In Health (GIH) fielded a survey on funder approaches to addressing trauma and resilience. At the time, health funders identified trauma-informed care as an emerging issue of significant interest for continued learning and networking. More »
September 18th, 2020
Source: Philanthropy News Digest
African Americans, Latinx, and Native Americans are disproportionately more likely to be experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a report from National Public Radio, the Robert Wood More »
September 11th, 2020
Source: The Boston Globe
Richard A. Smith, philanthropist who built the nation’s largest movie theater chain, dies at 95. More »
September 1st, 2020
Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Foundations are putting unprecedented billions into racial equity, but some grant makers worry that too little is going to grassroots movements. More »


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