The Importance of Public School Educational Foundations

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Each year, all former presidents of the foundation are invited to meet the superintendent of schools and receive an update on public education in the township and state of Indiana. . Education FoundationsI recently attended a founders luncheon at Lawrence Township Schools.

Client Spotlight: Windermere Foundation

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The Windermere Foundation is dedicated to supporting low-income and homeless families in their communities. Windermere Foundation used Qgiv’s landing page feature to display a donation form that featured images of the children and families they serve. Who they are.

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DonorDrive Signs Alliance With the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

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The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation relationship is one of many significant new signings for DonorDrive. This collaboration comes after a year of record customer growth for DonorDrive

Meyer Foundation Appoints George L. Askew, M.D., as President & CEO

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The Meyer Foundation announced that George L. will serve as the Foundation's next president and CEO, effective April 1. News/Stats/Studies Docs for Tots Meyer Foundation The Menkiti Group Voices for America's ChildrenAskew, M.D.

Client Spotlight: Union County Education Foundation

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Union County Education Foundation is a nonprofit that’s laser focused on “supporting students and encouraging educators” in Union County Public Schools. The post Client Spotlight: Union County Education Foundation appeared first on Qgiv Blog. Who they are.

The Arthritis Foundation Names Steven Taylor President & CEO

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The Arthritis Foundation has announced the appointment of its new President and CEO, Steven Taylor. News/Stats/Studies American Cancer Society American Heart Association President president & CEO Steven Taylor The Arthritis Foundation

Scleroderma Research Foundation Announces $1.5M Matching Gift in Honor of Bob Saget

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Foundations Health News/Stats/Studies donation match Scleroderma Research FoundationNonprofit investor will match donations made in honor of Bob Saget, SRF Board member, comedian, actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist.

A New Era for Foundation Collaboration

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In the past, many foundations viewed collaboration as a speed bump. But at a time when many foundations are looking for creative ways to address the overlapping crises of COVID-19, racial injustice, and climate change, they are viewing collaboration much differently. Foundations

The Arthritis Foundation Names Steven Taylor President & CEO

NonProfit PRO

In his new role, Taylor will roll out the foundation's three-year strategic mission plan across the organization, with clear pathways to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for the nearly 60 million Americans diagnosed with arthritis.

12 Foundation Website Templates + Examples of Foundations Who Use Them

Wild Apricot

Looking to create or refresh your foundation's website? Here are 12 templates you can try and examples of real foundations who use them

Canada Post Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Charity Village

The Canada Post Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for 2022. The post Canada Post Community Foundation accepting grant applications appeared first on CharityVillage.

Data Health and Integration for Foundations Part 2: Business Imperatives

sgEngage

The ‘unprecedented year’ may be why foundations were so busy in 2020 and beyond, but it doesn’t change the fact that they were busy. Both giving to foundations and grantmaking grew – giving by almost 18% since 2018 and grantmaking by 17% over 2019. Business priorities for foundations.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome Pledge $300M to CEPI for COVID-19 Pandemic Response

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The foundations call on world leaders to support the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to help end the COVID-19 crisis, prepare for future pandemics, and address epidemic threats.

Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation

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John's Hospital Foundation has been working since 1999 to support St. With their support, the medical center is now rated 5 stars by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services or CMS (a hospital rating agency) and the foundation is continuing its incredible work to build a living center and meet the needs of their local community. John's Hospital Foundation was created in 1999. We have quarterly Friends of the Foundation receptions.

Dormie Network Foundation Increases Its In-Kind Commitment to Nonprofit Partners to $5.5M

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The Dormie Network Foundation is proud to announce the continued growth of its in-kind donation program, with a goal of generating $2 million in impact for its nonprofit partners. Major Gifts Dormie Network FoundationPrivate golf memberships and stay-and-play packages will help nonprofits raise mission-critical operating funds.

A new Foundation in my career

Judi Sohn

Two weeks ago, I joined the Salesforce Foundation in a new role as Open Source Manager. Well, I could tell you about how I’m on the Foundation’s Tech & Products team (specifically on the product engineering side) and how it’s all about working with the broader community and the Foundation to evangelize and grow investment in open source projects. This is an amazing time of change and growth for the Foundation and I’m excited to be a part of it.

Our EveryAction Hero: United Nations Foundation

EveryAction

Created in 1998, the United Nations Foundation links the United Nations' work with others around the world, helping the UN address a range of global issues, including climate change, global health, women’s empowerment, peace and security, poverty eradication, and more. What does the United Nations Foundation do? The United Nations Foundation has a very distinct role in the evolution of #GivingTuesday. The United Nations Foundation recently made the switch to EveryAction.

Lady Gaga’s Foundation Promotes Kindness with #BeKind21 Social Media Campaign

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The Born This Way Foundation is promoting kindness for the third-straight year with its #BeKind21 campaign that culminates on the U.N. Foundations Health Social Media

Exploring the Future of Hospital Foundation Technology with Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good recently hosted and moderated an in-depth webinar exploring the future of hospital foundation technology. Salesforce presents hospital foundations with a unique opportunity to build resiliency despite adversity and help reimagine how these foundations operate through technology.

Client Spotlight: Group Fundraising with Go4TheGoal Foundation

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Go4TheGoal Foundation’s unwavering mission is to improve the lives of children battling cancer by providing financial support, developing and implementing unique hospital programs, funding innovative research, and granting personal wishes. Who they are.

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In the Spotlight, the IDSA Foundation Finds Success

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The post In the Spotlight, the IDSA Foundation Finds Success appeared first on.orgSource. Most of us didn’t have viruses on our minds before 2020. Fortunately, some people make researching, preventing, and helping patients survive diseases like COVID-19 their life’s work.

Why Foundations and Grantmaking Professionals Can’t Miss bbcon 2021 Virtual

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As Blackbaud’s second virtual bbcon event approaches, we’re very excited about the fantastic session topics and speakers we’ve lined up within the Foundations track. Speakers: Page Bullington – President & GM of Blackbaud Foundation Solutions and Blackbaud Healthcare Solutions.

Jeff Bezos and His Company Foundation Give Millions to Charity Ahead of Space Launch

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Meanwhile, a Bezos company foundation awarded $1 million grants to 19 nonprofits. Foundations News/Stats/Studies Wealthy DonorsJeff Bezos will donate $200 million to the Smithsonian—its largest donation since James Smithson’s founding gift in 1846.

How the CDC Foundation’s Digital Transformation Helped With Its Increased Donation Volume

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Behind the government agency CDC is the CDC Foundation. Like so many organizations, the CDC Foundation recognized the need for digital transformation and was in the middle of modernizing when COVID-19 hit.

20 Foundation Websites to Get You Inspired

Wild Apricot

Looking to create or refresh your foundation's website? Here are 20 amazing examples and what you can learn from them

Data Health and Integration Fundamentals for Foundations

sgEngage

In a recent letter to the editor published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy , two former foundation officials decried the ‘staggering’ redirection of charitable dollars for ‘bloated foundation staff’ and administrative expenses. Foundations today have a great need for data integration.

Best Practices for Virtual Foundation Board Meetings

Connection Cafe

Community foundations awarded more grants than any other grantmaker type (49 percent of total awards) . Gifts by independent foundations accounted for at least $1. 775 foundations committed to flexible funding in response to COVID-19 .

Ford Foundation Commits $250M To Increase Economic Mobility for Those With Criminal Justice System Ties

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Mattel Supports Children’s Foundation With Portion of Proceeds of First Responder Barbie Dolls

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Mattel’s latest line of Barbie dolls spotlights six real-life women — who also are frontline health care heroes with significant contributions during the pandemic — and will support the First Responders Children’s Foundation that benefits the children of first responders.

Digital Platforms for Greater Impact: Examples for Foundations

Forum One

Foundations can make greater progress on addressing critical social issues by using digital platforms to elevate the work and success of the many players in their sector. In this way, a foundation can make scalable investments that benefit a wide range of players within a given sector. .

Client Spotlight: National Pediatric Cancer Foundation

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The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF) works tirelessly to change that. The National Pediatric Cancer Foundation was formed in 1991 by Melissa Helms and Risa Tremel, two mothers who met at St.

Did foundation giving and payout shift in 2020? 

Candid

Every year, Candid conducts the Foundation Giving Forecast Survey, asking large U.S. foundations to share information about their philanthropic giving over the last two years as well as their plans for the year ahead. Larger foundations were more likely to increase giving.

Kraft Heinz Company Foundation Commits $12 million to Rise Against Hunger

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Extending a partnership that began in 2013, Kraft Heinz Company Foundation announced a major donation to an international hunger nonprofit organization to help alleviate world hunger. Foundations Major Gifts

13 Foundation Grant Writing Tips for Nonprofits

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Finding the right foundation to write a grant for is confusing, especially if the organization has no prior relationships to build on. The Knight Foundation, for example, has open LOIs and open applications around journalism ([link].

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How This Hospital Foundation Leaned on Outside Agencies to Meet Its Fundraising Goal

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Tackling a large capital campaign initiative is daunting under any circumstances.

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Attend the SOFII Foundation’s upcoming I Wish I’d Thought of That conference

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Back by popular demand: The SOFII Foundation’s world-famous fundraising event returns to North America I Wish I’d Thought of That (IWITOT): The Americas 2022 is taking place on Thursday May 5th, 2022– […].

Breakthrough Philanthropy - Thiel Foundation event

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Last night I had the privilege of attending the Breakthrough Philanthropy event put on by Peter Thiel's foundation, covered in the local press with articles like "Silicon Valley billionaire backs futuristic philanthropy" from the San Jose Mercury News. The foundation spotlighted eight unusual nonprofit groups. The SENS Foundation wants to advance "Rejuvenation Biotechnologies." And the last group is well known to tech people, the X PRIZE Foundation.

The Foundation of a Good Implementation is Accounting…

Gravitate

I’ve had the good fortune to work on a variety of AMS implementation projects over my 19 plus years in the association industry. They always include a core of critical features, like customer management, membership management, and engagement tracking (events, marketing, committees, etc.).

How Technology Helped Zero to Three + Harold Grinspoon Foundation Through A Crisis

Cloud 4 Good

Organizations like Harold Grinspoon Foundation and Zero to Three are helping lead the nonprofit sector into a brave new world through Salesforce and remote technologies. Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s Crisis Challenges + Shifts.

Essential Components of a Foundation’s Digital Strategy

Forum One

Foundations face unique communications challenges—from amplifying the voices and work of their grantees, to advancing their overall mission and goals. To effectively address these challenges, the following five areas are essential components of a foundation’s digital strategy.

How Community Foundations Can Raise More with Online Fundraising Tools

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The post How Community Foundations Can Raise More with Online Fundraising Tools appeared first on Qgiv Blog. You do important work in your community. Whether you’re running your own programs or funding grants to different nonprofits in your area, everything you do hinges upon fundraising.

One foundation’s quest for better demographic data

Candid

However, many grantmakers like the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation have lacked access to the empirical data on race, gender, and other characteristics of leadership in the organizations we seek to fund.

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Alicia Dicks, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties

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Today’s Q&A is with Alicia Dicks, President & CEO of The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties. Q: What led you to working at a community foundation?