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iconMarch 10, 2020

Candid Launches Coronavirus Webpage
Survey Suggests Colleges Could Better Engage Younger Alumni in Giving
Progress Toward Gender Equality Is Slowing, UNDP Report Finds

iconMarch 10, 2020

Texas Women's Foundation Creates Gendered Impact Portfolio
Jack Ma Foundation Awards $2.15 Million for Coronavirus Vaccine

iconMarch 3, 2020

Harvard, Guangzhou Institute to Share $115 Million Coronavirus Grant
Nonprofits Value Technology, Lack Strategy to Implement, Report Finds

iconFebruary 25, 2020

UT Rio Grande Valley Receives $38 Million for THRIVE Hub
The Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation in Austin, Texas, has named Randall Kempner as its new CEO

iconFebruary 18, 2020

UT System Receives $80 Million for New Medical School in East Texas
MSDF Award $30 Million to Dell Children's Medical Center

iconFebruary 11, 2020

My name is Elizabeth de Leon and I am the new Funding Information Center program specialist
2020 U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Programs
Gates Foundation Boosts Coronavirus Response by $90 Million

iconOctober 22, 2019

It is with great sadness that the Funding Information Center announces the death of Doug Jumper, longtime Funding Information Center program specialist
Giving to Women's and Girls' Causes Totaled $6.3 Billion in 2016
Twenty-Seven on 2019 Forbes 400 List Receive Top Philanthropy Score

iconOctober 15, 2019

HHS Online Bid Room Launches in October
HHSC Announces Health Care Funding to Help Texans
Nonprofits Increasingly Reliant on Major Donors

iconOctober 8, 2019

Report Calls on Nonprofits to Engage, Unite in Collective Advocacy
Nonprofit CEOs Saw Modest Compensation Growth in FY17
CPRIT Taking Public Comment on Proposed Rule Changes

iconOctober 1, 2019

Report Calls for Funding to Support Older People Living With HIV/AIDS

iconSeptember 24, 2019

Leading Foundations Explore Solutions to Nonprofit 'Starvation Cycle'

iconSeptember 17, 2019

Fidelity Charitable Report Highlights 2018 Regional Giving Trends

iconSeptember 10, 2019

CDC Encourages Antiretroviral Therapy
Texas Seeks to Spotlight Innovators in Aging
September 27 Deadline for Texas EMS Award Nominations

iconSeptember 3, 2019

Foundation Investment Returns Fell Significantly in 2018
Nonprofits Struggle to Demonstrate Impact

iconAugust 27, 2019

Greater Than AIDS Looking for Individuals with HIV to Discuss Their Journey
Asset Growth at Community Foundations Stalled in 2018
Study Outlines Ways to Increase Diversity of Impact Investing Market

iconAugust 20, 2019

HHS Accepting Letters of Interest for Rural Healthy Community Collaborative Learning Communities

iconAugust 13, 2019

Foundation Funding Concentrated in a Few States
Women's Fund and Foundation Donors Give More

iconAugust 6, 2019

DSHS Office of EMS/Trauma Systems is Updating FY 20 EMS Allotment/Allocation List of Eligible Providers
Fundraisers' Salaries Rose Nearly 8 Percent in 2018
Education 'Excellence Gap' Widening, Research Brief Finds

iconJuly 30, 2019

College Graduates with Debt More Likely to Give Back

iconJuly 23, 2019

Electronic Filing of Nonprofit Tax Returns Signed into Law
Kaiser/UNAIDS Analysis Finds Donor Governments Spent US$8 Billion for HIV in 2018, Similar to a Decade Ago; U.S. Remains Top Donor, Providing More Than Half the Total

iconJuly 16, 2019

International Humanitarian Aid Totaled Nearly $29 Billion in 2018
Foundation Leaders Call for Engaging Residents in Opportunity Zones

iconJuly 9, 2019

Texas EMS Award Nominations Accepted Until September 27
Global Impact Investing Market Continues to Grow
CPRIT Grantee Policies and Procedures Guide Has Been Updated

iconJuly 2, 2019

'Giving USA' Finds Charitable Giving Up 0.7 Percent in 2018
But Another Study Finds Charitable Giving Fell in First Quarter 2019
Foundations Maintained Grantmaking in 2018 Despite Falling Assets
Majority of Nonprofit Staff Satisfied in Their Jobs

iconJune 25, 2019

Tax Laws Could Reduce Giving by $19 Billion Annually
Nonprofit Leaders of Color Face Additional Challenges
Study Finds Wide Disparities in Salaries of 'Key' Nonprofit Staff

iconJune 18, 2019

Millennial Entrepreneurs More Generous Than Older Entrepreneurs
Integrating Education Systems Benefits Families

iconJune 11, 2019

CDC Releases New Proposal to Stop HIV in U.S.
CPRIT Invites Public Comment on Proposed Rule Changes
One in Three U.S. Households Donated for Disaster Aid in 2017 and 2018
Report Offers Insight into Managing 'Impact Date' Responsibly

iconJune 4, 2019

Non-Degree Credentials Hold High Value for U.S. Adults
Women's Foundations Focus on Local Nonprofits, Education

iconMay 28, 2019

CPRIT Redesigns Required Compliance, Reporting Webinars for Current Grant Holders
Global Funding for Peace and Security Totaled $328 Million in 2016

iconMay 21, 2019

Nonprofits' Online Revenue Grew One Percent in 2018
Many Returning Donors Return to Make Second Gift Within Three Months

iconMay 14, 2019

Disabilities Not a Priority in Social Sector DEI Efforts
'Youth Disconnection' Rate Down but Challenges Remain

iconMay 7, 2019

Women & Girls Development Fund Announces Grant Opportunity
Value of Volunteer Time Rose Three Percent in 2018

iconApril 30, 2019

DSHS Posts Notice of Public Hearings Schedule for Development and Review of Block Grant Funds
Study Examines What It Takes for Early-Stage Grantmakers to Succeed
Transparency in Crowdfunding Increases Donations

iconApril 23, 2019

DSHS Now Accepting Texas EMS Award Nominations
Transparency of Development Organizations Improving
CPRIT Updates Grantee Policies and Procedures Guide

iconApril 16, 2019

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Proposes Rule Changes, Now Taking Public Comments
U.S. Foundation Funding for LGBTQ Issues Total $185 Million in 2017

iconApril 9, 2019

Study Finds Gender Differences in Giving Across Racial Groups
Global Impact Investing Market Tops $500 Billion

iconApril 2, 2019

Apply for an Outreach Fund Grant
One in 10 Wealthy Donors Plan to Give More
Gender Pay Gap in Fundraising Persists

iconMarch 26, 2019

Giving by Non-Itemizers Continues to Fall
Large Gifts to Colleges, Universities Up Slightly in 2018

Last updated March 16, 2020