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Deal say over you age from (08/17/19)

Deal say over you age from (08/17/19)

Posted August 17, 2019

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nebraska, and Ohio.... 

Nonprofits Struggle to Demonstrate Impact, Survey Finds

Nonprofits Struggle to Demonstrate Impact, Survey Finds

Posted August 16, 2019

A survey conducted by Oracle NetSuite found that while 76 percent of nonprofit executives said outcomes measurement was a priority in 2019, most say their organizations are unable to effectively measure and demonstrate the impact of their work....

Wilson Foundation Awards $3 Million for Buffalo Parks Initiatives

Wilson Foundation Awards $3 Million for Buffalo Parks Initiatives

Posted August 16, 2019

To be allocated over three years, the gift includes $1.5 million for capital plan projects, $900,000 for park operations, and $600,000 for capacity-building initiatives, a fundraising feasibility study, a facilities and revenue-generation study, and a business modeling study....

Bloch Family Foundation Awards $21 Million to UMKC

Bloch Family Foundation Awards $21 Million to UMKC

Posted August 16, 2019

The gift from the Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation will support programming, an expansion of Bloch Heritage Hall, and efforts to boost student retention and graduation rates at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management....

Ithaca College Receives $30 Million Endowment Gift

Ithaca College Receives $30 Million Endowment Gift

Posted August 15, 2019

Funded by gifts from the estates of Roy H. and Dorothy D. Park and the Park Foundation, the endowment will support the Park Scholar Program, which awards scholarships to incoming students who aspire to become conscientious communications professionals....

Gender Equity in Chicago Improving but Disparities Persist

Gender Equity in Chicago Improving but Disparities Persist

Posted August 15, 2019

A report from the Chicago Foundation for Women found that while rates of labor force participation, higher education attainment, corporate leadership, and political representation for women improved in 2017, disparities for women of color remained....

Houston Texans Co-Founder Awards $5 Million to Pro-Vision Inc.

Houston Texans Co-Founder Awards $5 Million to Pro-Vision Inc.

Posted August 15, 2019

Awarded through the Robert and Janice McNair Foundation, the gift will be used to build housing for low-income community members and support construction of an on-site track facility and football field to be named after the McNairs....

University of Saint Francis Awarded $3 Million From Alumnus

University of Saint Francis Awarded $3 Million From Alumnus

Posted August 14, 2019

The naming gift from alumna Toni Murray will support an expansion of the John & Toni Murray Research Center in the Achatz Hall of Science, including new  labs, classrooms, conference rooms, and student study areas....

California Hospitals Halved Charity Care Spending Following ACA

California Hospitals Halved Charity Care Spending Following ACA

Posted August 13, 2019

Spending on free and discounted care as a percentage of California hospitals' operating expenses fell by more than half between 2013 and 2017, with the biggest decline coinciding with the expansion of insurance coverage to millions of previously uninsured residents....

Lilly Endowment Awards $3 Million for Women and Children's Shelter

Lilly Endowment Awards $3 Million for Women and Children's Shelter

Posted August 13, 2019

The grant will help the Wheeler Mission expand its Center for Women & Children, which currently is unable to meet the demand for beds in its shelter for women and families, while an additional pledge of up to $1 million will match gifts to the mission's capital campaign....

Helios Education Foundation Awards $2.7 Million for College Success

Helios Education Foundation Awards $2.7 Million for College Success

Posted August 12, 2019

The grant will support the Yuma Educational Success (YES) program, a collaborative effort between Northern Arizona University, Arizona Western College in Yuma, and the Yuma Union High School District to support the enrollment and retention of low-income, first-generation minority students....