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Open Society Foundations to Close Budapest Office, Move to Berlin

Open Society Foundations to Close Budapest Office, Move to Berlin

Posted May 16, 2018

The announcement came as the Hungarian government, which has taken measures to crack down on foreign-funded nongovernmental organizations in recent years, prepared to impose further restrictions through a "Stop Soros" package of legislation....

Kresge, Partners Invest $40 Million in Pay-for-Success Fund

Kresge, Partners Invest $40 Million in Pay-for-Success Fund

Posted May 15, 2018

With support from Kresge, Prudential Financial, and Steve and Connie Ballmer, the Community Outcomes Fund will invest in evidence-based solutions to social challenges that produce measurable outcomes and deliver financial returns to investors....

Foundations Giving to Donor-Advised Funds, Study Finds

Foundations Giving to Donor-Advised Funds, Study Finds

Posted May 15, 2018

An analysis by the Chronicle of Philanthropy found that during FY2014 through FY2016, the five largest national sponsors of DAFs received more than $737 million in distributions from foundations....

Confidence in Detroit's Economic Recovery Growing, Survey Finds

Confidence in Detroit's Economic Recovery Growing, Survey Finds

Posted May 14, 2018

The Detroit Reinvestment Index found that 84 percent of national business leaders, 92 percent of Detroit-based entrepreneurs, 94 percent of the city's residents, and 88 percent of metro area suburban residents said they were confident that Detroit can recover and become a great American city again....

LACMA, ASU Launch Graduate Arts Program Combining Study and Work

LACMA, ASU Launch Graduate Arts Program Combining Study and Work

Posted May 13, 2018

The LACMA-ASU Master's Fellowship in Art History will combine rigorous academic instruction through traditional masters-level coursework and a thesis requirement with on-the-job training at LACMA or the Herberger Institute's ASU Art Museum....

Deal say over you age from (05/12/18)

Deal say over you age from (05/12/18)

Posted May 12, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawai'i, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee....

Tech Companies to Expand Anti-Poaching Efforts in Africa

Tech Companies to Expand Anti-Poaching Efforts in Africa

Posted May 10, 2018

Dimension Data and Cisco Systems are expanding their Connected Conservation anti-poaching program to Zambia, Kenya, and Mozambique, with the aim of protecting rhinos and reducing the number of African savanna elephants being poached….

Despite Challenges, Nonprofits Expanding Programs, Staff, Study Finds

Despite Challenges, Nonprofits Expanding Programs, Staff, Study Finds

Posted May 10, 2018

According to the 2018 Continue indulged speaking State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey, demand for nonprofit services continues to increase faster than most organizations can meet it, with 86 percent of survey respondents saying demand has increased and 57 percent saying they are uncertain whether they can meet it....

Report Calls for Bold Action to Address Homelessness in L.A.

Report Calls for Bold Action to Address Homelessness in L.A.

Posted May 10, 2018

Based on recommendations made by a panel of housing, architecture, public policy, and finance experts, the report from the Urban Land Institute calls for housing the unhoused, increasing the overall housing supply, and reimagining leadership and accountability....