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iconApril 17, 2018

FIC Holds Annual Grant & Proposal Writing Workshop, Webinar
Institutional Investors Concerned About Trade Wars


iconApril 10, 2018

Registration and Hotel Reservations now available for the 2018 Texas HIV/STD Conference
New THISIS Web Resource
Alzheimer's Prevalence, Deaths, Cost of Care Up Sharply
Growth of Impact Investing Significant, But More Needed, Study Finds
CPRIT Updates Grantee Policies and Procedures Guide


iconApril 3, 2018

Registration is now open for the Funding Information Center's annual grant writing workshop / webinar.
Please go to http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-3.aspx#R for details and instructions.

Kaiser Family Foundation Issues Report on HIV, Opioid Epidemic
2018 County Health Rankings Highlight Disparities by Place and Race
Community Health Centers Don't Have Capacity to Expand
Parents' Giving Habits Shape Those of Children, Especially Daughters


iconMarch 27, 2018

Registration is now open for the Funding Information Center's annual grant writing workshop / webinar.
Please go to http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-3.aspx#R for details and instructions.

Foundation Board Recruitment Practices Lagging
Education, Religion Get Largest Share of Donor-Advised Fund Dollars


iconMarch 20, 2018

Registration is now open for the Funding Information Center's annual grant writing workshop.
Please see the Events section of this Funding Alert for details and instructions. 

Large Gifts to Colleges, Universities Up in 2017
CPRIT Updates Grantee Policies and Procedures Guide
CPRIT Proposes Changes to Current Agency Rules for Public Comment


iconMarch 13, 2018

Diversity Can Lead to More Engaged Board Members
DSHS Audiovisual Library Offers New Titles


iconMarch 6, 2018

Nonprofit Reporting Platform Could Save Sector $1.2 Billion
Succession Works Better When Founder Has Continuing Role
Support for Arts Substantial Yet Shrinking Priority for Foundations


iconFebruary 27, 2018

Outlook for 2018-19 Charitable Giving Mixed
Online Giving Increased 12.1 Percent in 2017


iconFebruary 20, 2018

Giving by Top 50 U.S. Donors Totaled $14.7 Billion in 2017
Study Finds Donors Pay Little Attention to Overhead Costs
U.S. Colleges, Universities Raised $43.6 Billion in 2017


iconFebruary 13, 2018

Female Donors to Women's and Girls' Causes Embrace Risk
Gender Gap, Lack of Diversity in Foundation Staff Persist


iconFebruary 6, 2018

Funding Alert Turns 28 Years Old Today!
New Report Identifies Strengths, Challenges in Human Services Sector
How SNAP Benefits Seniors — and Health Care's Bottom Line


iconJanuary 30, 2018

Funding for Human Rights Increased Between 2011 and 2015
San Antonio Area Foundation's Strengthening Nonprofits Grant Making Placed on Hold


iconJanuary 23, 2018

2018 U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Programs
U.S. Mortality Rate Before Age 20 Worst Among Rich Nations


iconJanuary 16, 2018

Top Ten Gift in 2017 Topped $10 Billion
Cancer Death Rate Falls but Racial Disparities Remain


iconJanuary 9, 2018

Youth Giving Since 2001 Totals $19 Million
Report Outlines Steps for Aligning Businesses with SDGs


iconDecember 19, 2017

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
DSHS Office of EMS Trauma Systems Finalizing Funding Decisions, Calculating Distribution Formulas for Fiscal Year 2018
Grantmaking for HIV/AIDS Totaled a Record $680 Million
More Than Half of Americans Made a Donation in Past Year


iconDecember 12, 2017

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
Giving Circles Engaging Diverse Donors
Millennial Parents More Likely to Research Before Giving


iconDecember 5, 2017

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
Philanthropists to Pool Funds for Health, Education, Opportunity
Foundations Experimenting with Participatory Grantmaking


iconNovember 28, 2017

Grants from Donor-Advised Funds Hit Record $15 Billion in 2016
Philanthropy in the South Growing Unevenly


iconNovember 21, 2017

AHRQ’s State Snapshots Analyzes State of Health Care on Over 250 Measures
Americans Want Companies to Focus on Employees' Needs


iconNovember 14, 2017

DSHS Still Working on Closing Out 2016 Uncompensated Trauma Care Fund
DSHS Accepting Applications for Promotor(a) or CHW Training and Certification Advisory Committee


iconNovember 7, 2017

FIC Library Adds New Books


iconOctober 31, 2017

More Companies Emphasize Strategy and Outcomes in Giving
Large U.S. Foundations Gave $158.1 Million for Disaster Relief in 2015


iconOctober 24, 2017

Report Calls for More Investment in Children's Health, Well-Being
DSHS Audiovisual Library Adds Titles of Interest to Funding Information Center Patrons


iconOctober 17, 2017

DSHS Audiovisual Library Adds Titles of Interest to Funding Information Center Patrons
Smaller Share of Taxpayers Giving to Charity 


iconOctober 10, 2017

Need in Rural America Underestimated and Unmet
A Quarter of Students Report Being Bullied


iconOctober 3, 2017

Millennials Still Taking Action for Social Change
Partnerships Enable Nonprofits to Scale Social Programs


iconSeptember 26, 2017

Notice of NIH Grant Application Assistance Available to Institutions Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
Nonprofit CEO Compensation Up, but Still Lags for Women
Chinese, Chinese-American Philanthropy on the Rise


iconSeptember 19, 2017

Report Finds Nonprofit Boards Still Not Diverse
Growth in Healthcare Jobs Not Benefiting Workers
CPRIT Changes Eligibility Requirements on Two Academic Research RFAs


iconSeptember 12, 2017

Adult Obesity Rates Showing Signs of Leveling Off
Room for Improvement to Stem Nonprofit Board Turnover
Hurricane Harvey Relief Grants Now Available
Nominations Now Accepted for Texas EMS Awards


iconSeptember 5, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Relief Grants Now Available
CPRIT Extends Deadline on Two Cancer Prevention Grants
Nominations Now Accepted for Texas EMS Awards


iconAugust  29, 2017

Deadline Thursday - Potential Eligible EMS Providers Wanted for FY 2018 EMS Allotment Allocation Funding
Study Finds Little Change in Foundation Staff Diversity


iconAugust  22, 2017

Deadline Fast Approaching - Potential Eligible EMS Providers Wanted for FY 2018 EMS Allotment Allocation Funding
New Draft HIV Service Category Standards - Emergency Financial Assistance (EFA), Home Health Services, Health Education and Risk Reduction (HE/RR), and Rehabilitation Services
NIH Announces Changes That May Affect Research Involving Human Subjects


iconAugust  15, 2017

Potential Eligible EMS Providers Wanted for FY 2018 EMS Allotment Allocation Funding
CPRIT Extends Deadlines for 2017 Conference Abstracts
Study Finds Little Change in Foundation Staff Diversity
Average Grant Sizes Increased in 2016, Foundation Source Finds


iconAugust  8, 2017

Potential Eligible EMS Providers Wanted for FY 2018 EMS Allotment Allocation Funding
DSHS Audiovisual Library Adds Titles of Interest to Funding Information Center Patrons
New Web Site Aims to Provide Donors with Guidance


iconAugust  1, 2017

DSHS Audiovisual Library Adds Titles of Interest to Funding Information Center Patrons
Greater Effort to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals


iconJuly 25, 2017

Investment Returns Improved in 2016
U.S. Community Foundations Boost International Giving


iconJuly 18, 2017

Small, Midsize Nonprofits Retain 60 Percent of Individual Donors
Thank-You Gifts May Distract Donors from Giving
Opioid Overdose Prevention Training


iconJuly 11, 2017

Program Officers Value Strong Grantee Relationships
Fundraisers' Incomes Rise as Salaries Remain Flat


iconJuly 4, 2017

FIC to Publish July 4 Funding Alert on July 5
Grant Reviewers Wanted!
Biggest Living Donors Have Given $84.7 Billion Since 2000
Nonprofit Arts Generated $166.3 Billion in Economic Activity in 2015


iconJune 27, 2017

FIC to Publish July 4 Funding Alert on July 5
Texas Health and Human Services Launches New Palliative Care Information Web Site
Report Finds One in Five Children in Rich Countries Lives in Poverty


iconJune 20, 2017

'Giving USA' Finds Charitable Giving Increased 2.7 Percent in 2016
Office of Minority Health Releases New Health Disparities Data Widget


iconJune 13, 2017

Study Finds Alzheimer's Caregivers Need Support
Nominations Now Open for Texas EMS Awards


iconJune 6, 2017

Millennials Likely to Give More as They Get Older
Call for Abstracts Now Open for CPRIT Innovations in Cancer Prevention and Research Conference V 


iconMay 30, 2017

Texas Receives $27.4 Million Federal Grant to Combat Opioid Addiction
DSHS Distributes FY 2016 Uncompensated Trauma Care Fund
Millennial and Boomer Women Give Differently


iconMay 23, 2017

Needs of Rural Elderly Overlooked by Philanthropy
Foundation Boards Dominated by 'Coastal Elites'
Notice of Change of Open Date for AHRQ Clinical Decision Support Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs): PA-17-260 and PA-17-261


iconMay 16, 2017

Guarantees Leverage Capital for Impact Investors
Small Social Service Charities Struggle to Reach Donors


iconMay 9, 2017

Austin Community Foundation Accepting Applications for Fiscal Sponsorship Program
Nonprofits' Online Revenue Increased 14 Percent in 2016
Fewer Charities Saw Fundraising Revenue Boost in 2016


iconMay 2, 2017

Value of Volunteer Time Up 58 Cents in 2016
Grantmakers Anticipate Philanthropy Playing More Important Role


iconApril 25, 2017

One in Five Homeless Youth Is a Human Trafficking Victim
Global Funding for Peace and Security Totaled $357 Million in 2014

Last updated April 17, 2018