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
The Women’s Giving Alliance, an initiative of the Community Foundation of Northeast Florida, awarded $2 million in grants over five years to organizations the provide mental health support to women and girls.Read More
The Cleveland Foundation continues legacy of social impact investing with $150 million commitment by the end of 2022.Read More
FIve community foundations were honored by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Council on Foundations for their work bringing together the public and philanthropic sectors to improve life in their communities.Read More
In Central Indiana, a community foundation puts racial inequality at the center of its work.Read More
Community Foundations are leading locally-based climate change and environmental efforts.Read More
The Foundation for the Carolinas is taking the lead in addressing Charlotte’s shortage of affordable housing.
The foundation recently announced it has secured more than $30 million in matching funds for the Charlotte Housing Opportunity Investment Fund it started to help support a government-led effort to address the region’s housing shortage.
The funds support a combination of new affordable housing construction, support for existing affordable housing infrastructure, and lowered interest rates, according to the foundation.Read More
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund has long supported efforts to improve coordination for early childhood development in the state’s rural areas. Now, their work is receiving national recognition.Read More
As the 2020 U.S. Census approaches, community foundations across the country are stepping forward to make sure everyone gets counted.Read More