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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


iconMarch 19, 2019

Giving Up 1.6 Percent in 2018 Due to Large Gifts
Donor-Advised Fund Grantmaking Resilient in Downturns


iconMarch 12, 2019

Reminder: FY18 Uncompensated Trauma Care Funding Applications Due Tomorrow
Online Giving Increased 1.2 Percent in 2018
Nonprofits Missing Out on Social Media Connections


iconMarch 5, 2019

Giving by Top 50 U.S. Donors Totaled $7.8 Billion in 2018
Citizens in Only One State Can Pass U.S. Citizenship Exam


iconFebruary 26, 2019

Four in Five Nonprofits Raised Same or More in 2018
U.S. Colleges, Universities Raised $46.7 Billion in 2018


iconFebruary 19, 2019

Drucker Institute Accepting Applications for Drucker Prize for Nonprofits
Report Urges Nonprofit Boards to Turn Diversity Awareness into Action
Returns on Educational Endowments Fell in FY18


iconFebruary 12, 2019

Report Projects Growth in Charitable Giving in 2019-20
Women- and Minority-Owned Asset Management Underrepresented


iconFebruary 5, 2019

Funding Alert Turns 29 Years Old Tomorrow!
Partnerships, Healthy Food Initiatives Boost Communities
CPRIT Updates Grantee Policies and Procedures Guide


iconJanuary 29, 2019

2019 U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Programs
U.S. Taxpayers Claimed $236 Billion in Charitable Deductions in 2016


iconJanuary 22, 2019

CPRIT Proposes Changes to Current Agency Rules
AHRQ Announces Change in Great Recipient Purchasing of Identifiable CMS Data


iconJanuary 15, 2019

Nearly 1.4 Billion People Worldwide Gave to Charity in 2017
Center for Disaster Philanthropy Awarded $15.3 Million in 2018


iconJanuary 8, 2019

LCRA Awarding Grants Up to $50,000 for Community Projects
Giving for Disaster Relief Declines in 2018
Social Norms Shape Giving to Women's and Girls' Causes


iconDecember 18, 2018

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
Americans Plan to Give More in 2018 Than in 2017
Study Highlights Ways to Boost Giving by Ultra-Wealthy
Percentage of Americans Who Give, Volunteer is Falling


iconDecember 11, 2018

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
FY18 Uncompensated Trauma Care Funding Application Now Available
CPRIT Announces Plans for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021: Academic Research Program Announces FY 2020 Requests for Applications (RFA) Schedule


iconDecember 4, 2018

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
Report Warns of Risk of Top-Heavy Philanthropy
Grants from Donor-Advised Funds Totaled $19.08 Billion in 2017
Study Finds Giving Circles Becoming More Diverse


iconNovember 27, 2018

Global Share of Those Giving to Charity Fell in 2017
Revenue of Largest Nonprofits Up Five Percent in 2017
Giving to Charities Reflects Growing Wealth Gap
Survey Finds Only One in Five Americans 'Highly Trust' Charities


iconNovember 20, 2018

Corporate Giving Increased 15 Percent Between 2015 and 2017
Average Giving by HNW Americans Rose 15 Percent Between 2015 and 2017
Report Details Foundation's Impact Investing Journey


iconNovember 13, 2018

DSHS Issues 2017 Texas HIV Annual Report
Buffett Tops 2017 Forbes Ranking of Biggest U.S. Givers
Most Donors to Maintain Giving Levels
Report Finds Gaps in Foundation Efforts to Strengthen Nonprofits


iconNovember 6, 2018

Robert Wood Johnson Releases New Youth Obesity Rate Data
Funders Beginning to Embrace Participatory Grantmaking


iconOctober 30, 2018

2004-15 Funding for Nonprofit Infrastructure Totaled $1.94 Billion
Report Finds Gaps in Foundation Efforts to Strengthen Nonprofits


iconOctober 23, 2018

Nonprofit CEO Compensation Nears Pre-Recession Levels for Second Year
Funder Collaboratives for Systems Change Gaining Momentum


iconOctober 16, 2018

EMS Providers Asked to Attest to Texas EMS/Trauma Registry Submissions
Texas HHSC Receives $46 Million Grant to Fight Opioid Use Disorders
CPRIT Updates Grantee Policies and Procedures Guide


iconOctober 9, 2018

Nonprofit Employees and Managers Define Success as Helping Others
Most Wealthy Individuals Don’t Make Bequests


iconOctober 2, 2018

Entrepreneurs Donate More to Charity
CPRIT Releases 2018 Texas Cancer Plan
CPRIT Research and Product Development Programs Webinar Slides Now Available


iconSeptember 25, 2018

Cash Gifts from Corporations Increased Five Percent in 2017
Civil Rights, Racial Discrimination Top Concern for Young Americans


iconSeptember 18, 2018

Nonprofit Job Growth from 2007 to 2016 Outpaced For-Profit Job Growth
Submit a Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposal to Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
EMS Award Nominations Accepted Until September 28


iconSeptember 11, 2018

Impact Investing Increasingly Popular Among Millennials
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Global Reporting Initiative Launch Culture of Health for Business Initiative
Innovations VI Conference Planned for Fall 2020


iconSeptember 4, 2018

Many Struggling to Recover One Year After Hurricane Harvey
New Titles Now Available from DSHS Audiovisual Library


iconAugust 28, 2018

International Giving by U.S. Foundations Grew 29 Percent Between 2011-2015
Foundation Investment Returns Rose Significantly in 2017
Only Half of Younger Staff Think Their Foundation's Work Is Relevant


iconAugust 21, 2018

Donor-Advised Funds Being Used to 'Warehouse' Wealth
Wealthy Willing to Discuss Philanthropy with Advisors

Last updated August 12, 2019