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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...
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The value of volunteer hours in Colorado is $31.51, exceeding the national average of $29.95 according to new research from Independent Sector. Volunteers make a critical contributions to their communities and generating a value for volunteer hours helps demonstrate the power of volunteering your time and talents. Read the Value of Volunteer Time 2022 report. Value of Volunteer Time Report The report is also a reminder to ensure those interested in volunteering can find your organization and opportunitites . Colorado Volunteer Sites: Spark the Change (includies youth and group opportunities...
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United Philanthropy Forum has released a new report, The COVID-19 Crucible , that documents the many extraordinary ways in which philanthropy-serving organizations responded to the pandemic and are adapting in a new landscape. The report looks back to detail how PSOs—the regional and national philanthropy associations and networks that comprise the Forum network—played numerous vital leadership roles in the philanthropy sector’s response to the pandemic. The report also looks forward to share lessons learned from PSO responses to the pandemic to help inform the sector when future crises...
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Philanthropy California and partners hosted a virtual series aimed at funders interested in wildfire resilience and how it intersects with public health, equity, and climate change. Western landscapes have always burned and always will. The more we suppress fires and change the climate, the more catastrophic wildfires become. How can we make communities and wildlands more resilient in the age of megafires? The series will cover the causes of catastrophic wildfire, its compound impacts on issues like public health, equity, water, and climate change, and emerging solutions for saving lives,...
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