Candid has updated their dashboard on foundation giving supporting implementation, research, reform, and/or mobilization efforts related to campaigns, elections, and voting, including grantmaking for campaign finance, election administration, redistricting, voter education, voter registration, voter turnout, and voting access.
Results of an in-depth study by the Women's Funding Network of 100 gender equity funders that explores the intersections of racial and gender justice (See letter by CO Women's Foundation CEO Lauren Casteel under Philanthropy News)
Download and read results from The Colorado Trust 2014-2020 $20 million investment to strengthen health equtiy advocacy strategties with a cohort of 18 advocacy and community organizing nonprofits and health providers.
The Congressional Budget Office has released an analysis of options to reduce the charitable deduction as part of work on deficit reduction. This is an exploratory analysis, not recommendations or proposed legislation.
Our 50th Anniversary Celebration keynote speaker Heather McGhee joins the Giving Done Right podcast for a wide-ranging and compelling conversation with hosts Grace Nicolette and Phil Buchanan. An author, speaker, organizer, and activist, Heather shares her expertise on the racial zero sum mindset that divides us and the power and potential of the “solidarity dividend.”
Dr. Vinh Chung was born in Vietnam, not long after the fall of Saigon. His family left Vietnam as refugees who fled Communist oppression. He grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas, as one of eleven children. The story of his family’s survival and his early years is chronicled in his memoir, “ Where the Wind Leads .” Vinh went on to Harvard University, where he graduated magna cum laude, then to the University of Edinburgh in Scotland to study theology alongside his wife, Leisle Chung. He also completed a master of pharmaceutical science at the University of Sydney as a Fulbright Scholar, earned his...
To develop a deeper understanding of how Colorado residents consume, evaluate, and trust state and local media, Colorado Media Project worked with Corona Insights in the summer of 2022 to design a questionnaire that collected relevant data from more than 1,800 Colorado residents from across the state.
The Colorado Trust, along with partner UCBoulder Research Hub for Youth Organizing, have released a suite of nine free resources highlighting promising practices in digital organizing. The resources support practices and strategies used by grassroots and community organizing groups to engage, organize and build political power online. Digital Organizing cover
Todd Ely, a professor in CU Denver's School of Public Administration, has released a new report on Colorado private foundations. The goals of the report are to identify characteristics and giving patterns, highlight grantmaking best practices, and spotlight private foundation impact investing. The report analyzes assets, number and average amount of grants, geographic distribution and . Findings project that private foundation giving has an economic impact of $5.57 Billion annually in Colorado. The report also notes significant efforts related to equity and diversity and a high level of...
The Center for Effective Philanthropy has released a report focused on the philanthropic response to the climate crisis. Much Alarm, Less Action: Philanthropy and Climate Change contrasts the limited philanthropic investment in climate mitigation with the urgency of climate change. Report Cover: Much Alarm, Less Action, Foundations & Climate Change