March 22, 2017
Groups aiming to change how New York funds human services says the state has fallen $1 billion short over six years in covering the cost of contracted programs. Also, small and midsize public radio stations ramp up major-gift fundraising, and arts advocates bring new urgency to their annual lobbying day on Capitol Hill.
March 15, 2017
Other notable awards include $10 million from the ALSAM Foundation to the University of Arizona’s pharmacy school and $2.2 million from the Charles Koch Foundation for criminal-justice research at Penn.
March 08, 2017
Other notable awards include $10 million from the Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation and $1.1 million from Got Your 6 and Macy’s for programs that help veterans.
March 07, 2017
By law, private foundations must distribute at least 5 percent of their assets each year. This analysis of nearly 30 of the biggest foundations shows few choose to exceed that amount.
March 01, 2017
Other notable awards include $65 million from the Wyss Foundation for parks and conservation work in Africa.
February 22, 2017
The Citi Foundation commits another $100 million to its career-training Pathways to Progress effort, and the Lilly Endowment gives $10 million to help build an education center at the Washington monument to Vietnam veterans.
February 16, 2017
Garth Graham is focusing grant making on issues like violence and access to fresh food that can have a big impact on public health.
February 15, 2017
The Carter Center, Catholic Relief Services, and Sesame Workshop are among the groups still in the running in the foundation’s open-ended "big bet" contest to solve a pressing world problem.
February 15, 2017
Other notable awards include $8 million for Onward Israel and $4 million for education programs at Lincoln Center.
February 08, 2017
Other notable awards include $2.5 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance diversity in Philadelphia music-education programs.