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Foundation Center launches tool to visualize impact of philanthropy

The Foundation Center recently launched a data visualization tool to help grantmakers, policy makers, researchers and others better understand the impact of philanthropy around the world. According to the Philanthropy News Digest article, Philanthropy In/Sight (philanthropyinsight.org) allows registered users to … Continue reading

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Community foundation giving surpassed corporations for first time in 2008

The nation’s 717 community foundations increased their giving by an estimated 6.7 percent in 2008, to a record $4.6 billion, a new report from the Foundation Center, “Key Facts on Community Foundations,” finds. According to the Philanthropy News Digest article, … Continue reading

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Corporate foundation giving flat, expected to fall in 2009

The Foundation Center reports that grantmaking by corporate foundations held steady in 2008, but it was unable to keep up with inflation and is expected to fall in 2009. Much of that decline is due to the effect of the … Continue reading

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More than a third of family foundations uncertain about life span

Does your nonprofit receive funding from family foundations? If so, do you know the foundation’s intentions of lasting into perpetuity? While existing in perpetuity continues to be the norm for the majority of family foundations, according to an item in … Continue reading

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Researchers examine foundation expectations for giving in 2009

Do you know where your organization’s revenue will come from this year? If you have been grant dependent, JVA Consulting encourages you to develop a plan to diversify your income now in light of the economic crisis. According to an … Continue reading

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