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iconSeptember 20, 2016

Adult Obesity Rates Fell in Four States
Charity Navigator Launches New 'Advisory System'


iconSeptember 13, 2016

Foundations, Endowments Reevaluating Hedge Fund Exposure
Foundation Investment Returns Down in 2015
Report Finds Healthcare System Not Meeting Needs of Sickest Patients


iconSeptember 6, 2016

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AHRQ Data Identify States That Rank Highest in Health Care Quality
'Giving Days' Create Long-Term Gains for Community Foundations
Millennials Favor Companies That Give to Charity


iconAugust 30, 2016

Small, Midsize Nonprofits Report 60 Percent Individual Donor Retention
Education Needed to Grow Impact Investing


iconAugust 23, 2016

Donors Increasingly Blending Philanthropic and Political Giving
FY16 Returns on College Endowments Likely to Be Worst Since 2009


iconAugust 16, 2016

$10 Million-Plus Gifts to Higher Education Down in First Half of 2016
Hospitals’ Use of Electronic Health Records Shows Increase


iconAugust 9, 2016

Health Care Became More Affordable from 2011 to Mid-2015
Giving Flat in First Half of 2016, Forecast for Year at 2.1 Percent
Foundations Combine Forces to Improve Health Care, Reduce Costs


iconAugust 2, 2016

DSHS Seeks Potential Eligible EMS Providers for FY 2017 EMS Allotment/Allocation Funding
Report Calls on Funders to Support Global Goals at Home and Abroad


iconJuly 26, 2016

Responsible Investing Slowly Shaping Foundation Policies
AHRQ’s Web Site Offers New Data on Healthcare Quality, Disparity Measures
Report Argues for 'Big Bet' on Early Childhood Development


iconJuly 19, 2016

Nonprofits Concerned About New Federal Overtime Rules
Colleges Brace for Investment Losses, Spending Cuts


iconJuly 12, 2016

Churn Continues in Top Jobs at Foundations, Nonprofits
KIDS COUNT Data Book Finds Child Health, Education Indicators Improve
U.S. Underperforming on Social Progress despite Wealth 


iconJuly 5, 2016

'Giving USA' Finds Charitable Giving Increased 4.1 Percent in 2015
Cash Donations from Large Firms up Two Percent in 2015


iconJune 28, 2016

IRS Releases 990 Forms as Machine-Readable Data
Report Finds Number of Refugees Hit Record High in 2015


iconJune 21, 2016

Minorities Still Underrepresented on Foundation Staff, CEOs, Boards
Charity Navigator Announces Changes to Its Ratings System
Women More Likely to Give to Women's and Girls' Causes


iconJune 14, 2016

Cash Donations from Large Firms up Two Percent in 2015
Corporations Gained Advantage with Societal Engagement Efforts


iconJune 7, 2016

Changes in the Funding Alert
International Humanitarian Aid Increased to $28 Billion
End-of-Year Giving Remained Strong in 2015
FCC's E-Rate Program Offers Tech Funding That Often Remains Unclaimed


iconMay 31, 2016

Changes in the Funding Alert
Public Review Scheduled for Strategic Plan to Reduce HPV-Associated Cancers, Deaths
Failure to Fund Overhead Penalizes Nonprofits
New Overtime Regulations Could Affect Nonprofits


iconMay 24, 2016

Changes in the Funding Alert
2016 Outlook for U.S. Giving Weakens Amid Uncertainty
Foundations Aligning Investments with Their Missions


iconMay 17, 2016

Changes in the Funding Alert
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Uneven Across States
New AHRQ Report: More Americans Gaining Health Coverage due to Affordable Care Act


iconMay 10, 2016

Changes in the Funding Alert
Nonprofits' Online Revenue Increased 19 Percent in 2015
More Nonprofits Hiring in 2016


iconMay 3, 2016

Changes in the Funding Alert
Postsecondary Attainment Rates Rose Slightly in 2014
Index of Poverty Rose in 2015


iconApril 26, 2016

Changes in the Funding Alert
U.S. Tops Philanthropic Giving Index
Value of One Volunteer Hour up 49 Cents to $23.56 in 2015


iconApril 19, 2016

Enhance Physical Education with the Presidential Youth Fitness Program
Study Shows Caregivers for Alzheimer's Patients Sacrifice Own Needs
Life Expectancy for the Poor Varies With Location, Study Finds


iconApril 12, 2016

Exhibit Registration Now Available for 2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference
Funding for Peace and Security Totaled $283 Million in 2013
Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen Local Food Systems


iconApril 5, 2016

Charitable Contributions Continued to Increase in 2015
Survey Finds Most Nonprofits Operate Without a Plan


iconMarch 29, 2016

Implementing HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings: A Guide for HIV Testing Providers


iconMarch 22, 2016

RWJF Launches Leadership Development Programs
CPRIT Proposes Changes to Current Agency Rules for Public Comment


iconMarch 15, 2016

Forty-Two Foundations 'Ban the Box,' Adopt Fair Chance Hiring Policies
Nonprofit Jobs Increased Throughout Great Recession


icon(1)March 8, 2016

IRS Announces Change in Form 990-N Submission Web Site
Foundation Transparency Focused on Grantmaking, Goals
Funding for LGBTQ Issues Reaches Record High in 2014
Guest Room Reservations for the 2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference Now Open


icon(1)March 1, 2016

U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Programs
Giving by Top 50 U.S. Donors Fell 30 Percent in 2015
Number of Uninsured Children Fell in 2014


icon(1)February 23, 2016

Report Finds $1.9 Billion in Ebola Recovery Funds Not Delivered
Study Ranks U.S. Last Among Wealthy Countries on Poverty, Inequality
U.S. Giving Up 4.6 Percent in 2015, Forecast to Grow 2.6 Percent


icon(1)February 16, 2016

UT System to spend $11 million on New Telemedicine Initiative
Returns on Educational Endowments Fell Sharply in FY2015
2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference Call for Standard Presentation Abstracts


icon(1)February 9, 2016

World Health Organization Warns Global Childhood Obesity Rates Rising
Giving to Colleges, Universities Up 7.6 Percent in 2015  


icon(1)February 2, 2016

Study Predicts Charitable Giving to Increase 4.1 Percent in 2016
Giving Unchained: Philanthropy and the Blockchain


icon(1)January 26, 2016

$4.5 Billion a Year Needed to Prevent Pandemics
2016 Texas HIV/STD Pre-Conference Survey


icon(1)January 19, 2016

PayPal Reports Record Giving During 2015 Holiday Season
‘Dark Money’ Totals Expected to Set Records in 2016
IRS Withdraws Proposed Rule on Social Security Numbers


icon(1)January 12, 2016

Volunteering Can Improve Health in Older Adults
Nonprofits Struggle to Pay Increased Minimum Wage  


icon(1)January 5, 2016

Grantmaking for HIV/AIDS Totaled $618 Million in 2014
Giving by Ultra Rich Totaled $112 Billion in 2014
Volunteerism Core Component of CSR, Employee Engagement


icon(1)December 22, 2015

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
TWDB Accepting Applications for Funding
Estimates Suggest 2015 #GivingTuesday Raised at Least $117 Million


icon(1)December 15, 2015

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
Most Large Gifts Don't Go to 'Big Bets' on Social Change
18 Percent of Americans Familiar with 'Giving Tuesday'  


icon(1)December 8, 2015

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
Majority of Family Foundations Small, Young in Age


icon(1)December 1, 2015

Grants from Donor-Advised Funds Increased 27 Percent in 2014
Foundations Find Themselves Filling Gaps for Strapped Cities  


icon(1)November 24, 2015

Charitable Giving Up Around World
CPRIT Extending Application Deadline for Cancer Prevention RFAs to March 3, 2016
Million-Dollar-Plus Gifts Totaled $24.5 Billion in 2014


icon(1)November 17, 2015

Giving to U.S. Nonprofit Hospitals Increased 4.5 Percent in FY 2014
Half of Private Foundations Pay Board Members
CDC’s STLT Gateway Has New Look


icon(1)November 10, 2015

Donations to Largest U.S. Charities Up 5.1 Percent
Large Foundations Making 'Big Bets' on Social Change
Two Addendums Added to Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Transition Family Tool RFP


icon(1)November 3, 2015

TMF Health Quality Institute Seeks Partners to Teach Texans to Live Better with Diabetes
'Longevity Bonus' to Boost Retiree Giving  


icon(1)October 27, 2015

Two-Thirds of Americans Have Confidence in Charities
CDC Releases 2014 School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS) Results  


icon(1)October 20, 2015

Family Foundations Lag Sector in Social Justice Funding
Survey Finds Charities Struggle to Retain Donors   


iconOctober 13, 2015

Texas A&M System kicks off Healthy South Texas Initiative
DSHS Seeks Comment on Two New STD Program Policies   


icon(1) October 6, 2015

CPRIT Proposes Change to Current Agency Rules
Walgreens Again Providing Flu Shot Vouchers for Uninsured/Underinsured Americans
Corporate Giving Stable, Expected to Remain Steady


icon(1) September 29, 2015

Gender Differences in Income Affect Couples' Giving
Women Nonprofit Leaders' Salaries Still Lag Those of Men

Last updated September 19, 2016