The Foundation Center’s bluntly titled "Key Foundation Facts on U.S. Foundations" conveys original research findings from more than half of all active foundations. At the highest level―as of 2011―these foundations represent $662 billion dollars in assets and $49 billion in giving. Below are a few major takeaways.
Each Monday (or sometimes Tuesday!), we bring you a roundup of the news, analysis, and resources that caught our attention in the past week. Be sure to share the articles and blogs that intrigued you over the past week, in the comments.
The new report, Nonprofit Challenges: What Foundations Can Do, dives into the nonprofit sector’s great schism and points to opportunities for foundations and their grantees to form more constructive and transparent relationships as they strive for the same goals.
Inside, take a look at our Live-Tweet of Julie Dixon's presentation and the takeaway messages your peers were discussing.
Inside, read our latest bi-weekly member news round-up with updates from GCN members Home Depot Foundation, Chattahoochee Nature Center, James T. Anderson Boys and Girls Club, HomeAid Atlanta, and more!