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Hilton Foundation Awards $13 Million in Grants

Hilton Foundation Awards $13 Million in Grants

Posted April 15, 2018

The first-quarter grants will support organizations working in the areas of safe water, young children affected by HIV/AIDS, foster youth, and Catholic education....

UCLA Receives $8.4 Million to Improve Advance Care Planning

UCLA Receives $8.4 Million to Improve Advance Care Planning

Posted April 15, 2018

Focused on the needs of both patients and caregivers, the grant will support research that evaluates three approaches that could be used in primary care clinics for people with advanced cancer, heart failure, and lung disease....

Community Foundation Update (04/14/18)

Community Foundation Update (04/14/18)

Posted April 14, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Alaska, Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Rhode Island....

Nonprofit Tech Sector More Diverse but Needs Funding to Scale

Nonprofit Tech Sector More Diverse but Needs Funding to Scale

Posted April 12, 2018

An analysis by Fast Forward found that 47 percent of tech nonprofits were founded by women, while 30 percent were founded by racial/ethnic minorities, compared with just 17 percent and 13 percent of for-profit tech startups....

MacArthur Foundation Commits $24.3 Million to Chicago Arts Groups

MacArthur Foundation Commits $24.3 Million to Chicago Arts Groups

Posted April 12, 2018

In partnership with the Prince Charitable Trusts and Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, MacArthur will provide general operating support to more than three hundred theaters, dance companies, music organizations, film and media groups, museums, zoos, and conservatories....

Walton Family Foundation Launches Charter School Loan Funds

Walton Family Foundation Launches Charter School Loan Funds

Posted April 10, 2018

Supported through the foundation's Building Equity Initiative, the Charter Impact Fund and Facilities Investment Fund will provide charter schools anywhere in the country with quicker access to long- and short-term financing....