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Female Donors to Women's and Girls' Causes Embrace Risk, Study Finds

Female Donors to Women's and Girls' Causes Embrace Risk, Study Finds

Posted February 1, 2018

The report from the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy found that women who have donated at least $1 million in support of women and girls are strategically oriented and willing to take risks in their philanthropy....

Trust in U.S. Institutions Plummets, Survey Finds

Trust in U.S. Institutions Plummets, Survey Finds

Posted January 30, 2018

According to the 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer, trust among the informed public in the U.S. imploded in 2017, plunging twenty-three points to 45, the lowest reading for any of the twenty-eight countries surveyed....

Pittsburgh Foundation Receives $37.1 Million Bequest

Pittsburgh Foundation Receives $37.1 Million Bequest

Posted January 27, 2018

The bequest from the estate of Raymond Schubart Suckling will include annual grants of about $500,000 to the Sewickley Public Library, the Sewickley Valley Hospital Foundation, and the Pittsburgh Foundation....

Helmsley Trust Awards $18 Million for Israeli Research Tower

Helmsley Trust Awards $18 Million for Israeli Research Tower

Posted January 27, 2018

The grant to the University of Haifa, Rambam Health Care Campus, and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology will support construction of a research hub focused on novel approaches to the transformation of health care at the local, national, and global levels....

Community Foundation Update (01/27/18)

Community Foundation Update (01/27/18)

Posted January 27, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio, and Oklahoma....

Study Offers Framework for Improving Economic Mobility

Study Offers Framework for Improving Economic Mobility

Posted January 26, 2018

The report from the Gates Foundation-funded US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty offers five interconnected strategies to address three core principles — economic success, power and autonomy, and being valued in the community....