The Pittsburgh Foundation is playing a leading role in ensuring its city meets the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.Read More
Remembering Steven A. Minter, the first African-American leader of a community foundation and longtime president and chief executive of the Cleveland Foundation. Minter died September 19, 2019, at the age of 80.Read More
As Hurricane Dorian approaches the East Coast, community foundations throughout the southeast have activated disaster relief funds to help those affected by the storm.
Community foundations in the region have a long history of raising money and providing support in the wake of hurricanes and tropical storms. As a result, many organizations are reactivating existing funds.Read More
As communities mourn tragic mass shootings, community foundations lead fundraising efforts for victims.Read More
The Columbus Foundation is investing big in affordable housing as central Ohio region grows.Read More
The Seattle Foundation raises funds to fights homelessness and works to correct misperceptions about the city’s homeless population at the same time.Read More
The Supreme Court this week decided that it will allow lower courts to decide whether or not the Trump administration’s request for the government to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
But while the question plays out in the legal arena, community foundations and their nonprofit partners are still hard at work to ensure that not only do historically undercounted communities receive the financial resources necessary for a truly accurate count, but that those dollars are strategically targeted toward community-based nonprofits doing the work closest to those populations.Read More
In Washington, D.C., more than 6,000 people sleep without adequate shelter any night of the year.
The Greater Washington Community Foundation wants to change that.Read More
The Chicago Community Trust has long recognized the transformative power that can happen in a community when people come together to break bread.
This month, it’s testing whether that power can extend to influencing citywide policy, too.Read More