Findings Friday | New infographic highlights key data in recent foundation funding trends

Friday, October 11, 2013
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In a beautifully designed infographic, the Foundation Center offers an accessible 2013 overview of foundation facts and figures.

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.

ICYMI: Last Week’s NP News, Today | Oct. 8

With the government shutdown still in full effect, keep current with day-by-day updates and what the impact on nonprofits. Discover five basic fundraising metrics you...

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.

Findings Friday | Foundation-Grantee Misalignment

Friday, October 4, 2013
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Many nonprofit leaders aren’t sure foundations are doing enough. In a new report, the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) explains why there is such a...

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.

GCN Member News | October 2

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
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What GCN member received a $25,000 grant for a basketball court from the Atlanta Hawks Foundation? Who is now Make-A-Wish Georgia's largest corporate donor? And...

Inside, read our latest bi-weekly member news round-up with updates from GCN members Home Depot FoundationChattahoochee Nature Center, James T. Anderson Boys and Girls ClubHomeAid Atlanta, and more!