Philanthropy News

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Philantopic
Published: 
Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Seven years ago, we launched a President's Youth Council (PYC) at the California Endowment, and it seems like a good time to tell you that the young people who've served on the council over those seven years have significantly influenced our programming as a private foundation, been a source of reality-checking and ground-truthing on how our work "shows up" at the community level, and have substantially increased my own "woke-ness" as a foundation executive.

Source: 
Philantopic
Published: 
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The 2020 Census is the single most important event for rural America in recent history. Its impact will be felt for decades to come.

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Nonprofit Quarterly
Published: 
Tuesday, September 03, 2019

The Women’s Philanthropy Institute, which is housed within Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, released a report in July that highlights a significant increase in women donors supporting women’s and girls’ causes. Titled All In for Women and Girls: How women’s fund and foundation donors are leading through philanthropy, the report demonstrates many ways that women’s fund donors go far beyond writing checks in their philanthropy.

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Center for Effective Philanthropy
Published: 
Tuesday, August 06, 2019

For too long, nonprofits have been overlooked and undervalued for all they do to strengthen communities, to address the issues others can’t or won’t, or, for that matter, to drive a major piece of our economy.

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SSIR
Published: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

For more than a century, donors have pooled their resources to create change through community foundations and organizations like United Way Worldwide, immigrant mutual aid societies, and faith-based giving circles. 

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PBS News
Published: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Charities feared that the 2017 tax law would lead to a drop in charitable giving by individuals. The chief reason: the doubling of the standard deduction would mean it wouldn’t pay for many to itemize on their 2018 tax returns, and without a charitable contribution deduction, they’d be less inclined to give.

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