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U.S. companies support COVID-19 relief in Indonesia, Southeast Asia

The Global Task Force on Pandemic Response — a public-private partnership of major U.S. companies organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce with support from Business Roundtable — has announced commitments in support of COVID-19 relief in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. In partnership…


August 13, 2021

Ford, Skoll, Compton foundations launch fund for visual storytelling

The Ford, Skoll, and Compton foundations have announced the launch of a donor collaborative to help strengthen the impact of moving image and visual storytelling. Seeded with more than $8 million in commitments from the three foundations, the International Resource…


August 6, 2021

Study offers lessons on public health efforts to prevent gun violence

Engaging with local community leaders and residents early and often is key to implementing public health and racial justice approaches to preventing gun violence successfully, a report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds. The report, Improving Community Safety Through Public Health Strategies:…


July 23, 2021

Charitable giving grew 5.1 percent in 2020, ‘Giving USA’ finds

Total charitable giving grew 5.1 percent on a year-over-year basis in 2020 (3.8 percent, adjusted for inflation), the latest edition of the Giving USA report finds. Produced by the Giving USA Foundation and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Giving USA 2021: The Annual…


June 17, 2021

Nonprofits fared better in 2020 than first anticipated, survey finds

Many nonprofit leaders say that increased financial support from funders and the government helped their organizations fare better through 2020 than originally anticipated, a report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy finds. Based on a survey conducted in February of CEP's Grantee…


June 11, 2021

Most wealthy U.S. households continued to give in 2020, study finds

Nine out of ten wealthy U.S. households continued to give to charity in 2020, a report from Bank of America and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy finds. Based on a survey of more than sixteen hundred households with a net worth…


May 21, 2021

Study finds 5.2 percent fundraising growth but low retention in 2020

Total charitable giving increased 5.2 percent on a year-over-year basis in 2020, even as the typical nonprofit saw a drop in fundraising revenue and low retention, a report from the GivingTuesday Data Commons finds. Based on aggregated data from seventy-four giving…


May 14, 2021

Report calls for shift to more equitable evaluation practices

A report from the Equitable Evaluation Initiative (EEI) and Grantmakers for Effective Organizations highlights how foundations are working to integrate an equity lens into their evaluation practices. Based on discussions with staff at six EEI partner foundations, the report, Shifting the Evaluation Paradigm: The Equitable…


May 7, 2021

Value of volunteer time rose nearly 5 percent in 2020

Independent Sector has announced that the estimated value of volunteer time in the United States reached $28.54 in 2020, up from $27.20, or 4.9 percent, in 2019. Calculated by the University of Maryland's Do Good Institute, the estimate is based on hourly earnings released…


April 23, 2021