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Thursday, April 27, 2017

NEWLY APPOINTED TO THE TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION, MCKNIGHT FOCUSES ON PRESERVING THE GREAT HISTORY OF THE STATE OF TEXAS
TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION - 4/15/2017

When the government attacks nonprofits
Lucy Bernholz - 4/15/2017

Become A Member of Cibolo TODAY!
Cibolo Nature Center & Farm - 3/25/2017

Data Disrupts Corruption
Carlos Santiso & Ben Roseth - Stanford Social Innovation Review - 3/25/2017

White House Budget Plan Eliminates Funding for Arts, Other Agencies
Philanthropy News Digest - 3/25/2017

SUMMARY OF ISSUES AFFECTING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS As of March 17, 2017
Richard W. Meyer, Attorney at Law - 3/25/2017

Creative philanthropy in unsettled times
Amir Pasic, Eugene R. Tempel Dean of Indiana-Purdue University - 2/6/2017

New Congress' religious makeup
The Pew Charitable Trusts - 1/16/2017

2016’s States with the Most Integrated Hispanics
Richie Bernardo - 10/3/2016

An important thought from Lucy Bernholz - Thoughts on democracy from the U.S. capital
Lucy Bernholz, PHILANTHROPY 2173 - The future of good - 6/1/2016

Announcing the National Microbiome Initiative
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, JDRF, University of California, San Diego, One Codex, The BioCollective, LLC, Health Ministries Network, University of Michigan - 5/30/2016

New Data and Analysis about How San Antonio Kids are Doing
Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. - 5/9/2016

What the world thinks about climate change in 7 charts
Richard Wike of the Pew Research Center - 4/24/2016

2016 BNP PARIBAS INDIVIDUAL PHILANTHROPY INDEX
BNP Paribas Wealth Management - 4/19/2016

Human Needs Index Reveals Uptick After Two-Year Decline Most need seen in Midwest; new poll shows corresponding belief that more people are living in poverty despite job growth
The Salvation Army and Lilly Family School of Philanthropy - 4/19/2016

Campaign Exposes Fissures Over Issues, Values and How Life Has Changed in the U.S.
Pew Charitable Trusts - 4/9/2016

Americans Are Spending More—but Earning Less
Pew Charitable Trusts - 4/7/2016

Survey Asks: How Much Do Central Texas Companies Give to Charity?
Lisa Rodman - 2/24/2016

America Saves Week: The Importance of Building Emergency Savings
Clinton Key, Pew Charitable Trusts - 2/24/2016

SAFE Supports Thumbs Up!
Kelly White—CEO, The SAFE Alliance - 2/10/2016

#GivingTuesday Burnout?
Linda Beeman, Aurora Grants & Consulting - 12/16/2015

Happy Woofgiving: 3 Doggy Health Hazards to Avoid on Turkey Day
Jesse Vasquez, Milk-Bone's dog health and wellness advocate - 11/21/2015

5 Ways to Help Stop Animal Abuse
Guardians of Rescue - 11/11/2015

Nonprofit/Philanthropy News - Has Wall Street Finally Embraced Impact Investing? – Survey Shows Millennials, Women, College-Educated Driving Demand
SRI Conference Survey & First Affirmative Financial Network, LLC - 11/9/2015

Pew Research Center Study shows the average American has read 12 books in the last year
LEE RAINIE AND ANDREW PERRIN at the Pew Research Center - 11/9/2015

Maps: Immigration Since 1850, State by State
Pew Research Center - 10/15/2015

The Texas Miracle wasn’t just economic; it was philanthropic
Ari Schulman - Philanthropy magazine - 10/13/2015

Research Identifies Career Resources That Millennials Need inChanging Economy
University of Texas at Austin - 10/13/2015

U.S. public-university endowments, including the country’s second-wealthiest at the University of Texas, are reporting fiscal 2015 returns that fail to meet the annual industry standard
Bloombergs' Lauren Streib and Michael McDonald - 9/3/2015

Special Olympics change the world
Harvey MacKay - 8/13/2015

an’s Wonderland Among America’s Top Theme Parks in TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards
Morgan's Wonderland - 8/3/2015

2015 Texas legislative summary for nonprofits--final report
Richard W. Meyer, Attorney at Law - 7/2/2015

Parental Perfection, Reimagined
Bill Jackson, Founder, CEO GreatSchools - 5/4/2015

U.S. students improving – slowly – in math and science, but still lagging internationally
Pew Research Center - 2/8/2015

The Precarious State of Family Balance Sheets
PewCharitable Trusts - 2/5/2015

A New Majority Research Bulletin: Low Income Students Now a Majority in the Nation's Public Schools
Southern Education Foundation - 2/3/2015

What Donors Value: How Community Foundations Can Increase Donor Satisfaction, Referrals, and Future Giving
The Center for Effective Philanthropy - 4/30/2014

New Bridgespan Group Paper Examines Multi-pronged Approaches to Building Women’s Businesses across the Globe
Bridgespan Group - 1/29/2014

New Study Shows How “Geek Cities” Are Improving Lives Nationwide - Check out San Antonio!
The Bridgespan Group - 12/10/2013

Dallas MetroPCS Fair Park Fourth - fireworks, Dallas Wind Symphony, kidsactivities and more
City of Dallas - 6/15/2013

Untangling the Confusion Over Organizational Ethics
Susan Liautaud - 6/15/2013

20 Million Seniors Volunteering Nearly 3 Billion Hours – a Value of $67 Billion; Senior Corps Week – May 6–10 – Showcases Impact of Older Volunteers
Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) - 5/16/2013

New Report: 2006 Affordable Housing Bonds Generates $865 Million Impact on Austin Economy
Housing Works Austin - 4/28/2013

DALLAS MAYOR’S SUMMER READING CLUB
Dallas Library - 4/28/2013

Jobs and Social Innovation
Rosabeth Moss Canter - 3/11/2013

PHILANTHROPY 2173 - Data privacy and public trust
Lucy Bernholz - 3/3/2013

Education to Employment: Designing a System that Works
McKinsey & Company - 1/6/2013

PHILANTHROPY 2173 - Civic tech and listening for social change
Lucy Bernholz - 1/6/2013

Audubon Texas Thanks You for a Successful Year!
Audubon Texas - 12/8/2012

Leadership and the art of plate spinning
Colin Price - McKinsey Quarterly - 12/2/2012

Philanthropists and development agencies called upon to help rebuild trust and become less risk-averse
Institute of Development Studies - 9/21/2012

Mayor's Fitness Council Announces 2012-13 Student Ambassadors
City of San Antonio - 9/16/2012

New Online Resource Can Help Texans Achieve Homeownership and Financial Goals
Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation - 7/16/2012

How Texas ranks among cities where women thrive
The National Journal - 7/12/2012

Pre-registration underway for Mayor's Back To School Fair August 2at Fair Park
Houston - 7/12/2012

Forming a Unified Front Against Human Trafficking: A Comprehensive Systems Based Approach
Children at Risk - 7/5/2012

Mayor’s Fitness Council to Host Final Screening of THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION
City of San Antonio - Mayor's Fitness Council - 7/1/2012

Governments Take Weak Stance on the Ocean
Joanna Benn, Pew Charitable Trusts - 5/24/2012

“Supermoms against Superbugs” Take Washington by Storm
Joshua Wenderoff, Pew Charitable Trusts - 5/23/2012

Perceptions on Poverty
Salvation Army - 5/23/2012

PHILANTHROPY 2173 - A hybrid foundation
Lucy Bernholz - 5/22/2012

White House Aims to Boost Spending, Investment by Foundations
Suzanne Perry of the Chronicle of Philanthropy - 5/21/2012

Divorce and the Great Recession
Pew Charitable Trusts - 5/10/2012

NEWS FROM TEXAS STATE: Research suggests link between sleepabnormalities, memory deficiency
Texas State University - 5/10/2012

The Future of Money in a Mobile Age
Pew Charitable Trusts - 5/8/2012

Urban America: US cities in the global economy
McKinsey & Co - 4/24/2012

New report finds modest gains in America’s college attainment rates
Lumina Foundation - 4/12/2012

Study Shows Giving Finally Rebounding for Majority of Churches
MAXIMUM Generosity, Christianity Today, publisher of Church Finance Today and Leadership Journal, and ECFA - 4/11/2012

Study Shows Giving Finally Rebounding for Majority of Churches
MAXIMUM Generosity - 3/29/2012

One Year Post Fukushima, Americans Are Divided About the Risks of Nuclear Power
Harris Interactive - 3/21/2012

Aurora Grants March Blog
Linda K. Beeman - 3/5/2012

New Study Highlights Power of Community Collaboratives to Tackle Social Ills, Catalyze Change
Bridgespan Group - 2/12/2012

Educational Endowments Returned An Average of 19.2% in FY2011
Commonfund Study of Endowments - 2/9/2012

GlobalGiving's Mari Kuraishi: Forging a 21st Century Model for Philanthropy
Mari Kuraishi - 2/6/2012

New Report from Nonprofit Finance Fund Finds Philanthropic Equity Puts Nonprofits on the Path to Sustainability
Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) - 2/6/2012

Fidelity Charitable Reports Record-Breaking Year in Both Grants to Nonprofits and New Charitable Contributions
Fidelity Charitable - 2/6/2012

Nonprofit Management: Channeling Change: Making Collective Impact Work
Stanford Social Innovation Review - 1/28/2012

Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project Statement on U.S. Department of Agriculture School Meal Nutrition Standards
Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project - 1/28/2012

New Report: Teens, kindness and cruelty on social network sites
Pew Charitable Trusts - 12/13/2011

The Donor-Grantee Trap: How ineffective collaboration undermines philanthropic results for society, and what can be done about it
Bridgespan Group - Thomas J. Tierney and Richard Steele - 11/13/2011

Preliminary Data Indicate Higher Education Endowments Earned Investment Returns Averaging 19.8% in FY2011
Commonfund News - 11/11/2011

Showing Results Matters, but Charities Should Let Evaluation Evolve
Bridgespan Group - 11/10/2011

New report alert: Do social networking sites really make us more social?
Pew Internet & American Life Project - 6/20/2011

Five Questions for Demetra Smith Nightingale on Workforce Development Policy
Demetra Smith Nightingale - 6/20/2011

Resources for you: wherever you work, worship, volunteer, learn,play or thrive 160-169
Alice White - 5/30/2011

Houston Get Educated on Recycling
City of Houston - 5/22/2011

Individual Giving During Recession Fell More Sharply Than Predicted
Holly Hall - 4/29/2011

How Good is the 2010 Census Count? An Update
D'Vera Cohn, Senior Writer, Pew Research Center - 4/23/2011

State of the City: Challenged but Strong
City of Houston - 4/17/2011

United Way Worldwide Announces Major Commitment to Education in Response to National Report on Education
United Ways - 4/10/2011

A New Type of Hybrid
Stanford Social Innovation - Allen R. Bromberger - 4/9/2011

Health Care Hercules: Will Growing Provider Power Choke Reforms?
The Urban Institute - Robert Berenson, Robert Leibenluft, Robert Murray, Jordan Rau, and Steven Wartman - 4/7/2011

States, State Workers, and Pensions
The Urban Institute - Kim Rueben - 4/7/2011

Lights, Camera
The Urban Institute - Peter A. Tatian, Jeanne Fekade-Sellassie, Ivan Linero, Lisa Butler McDougal, Marian Siegel, Ann Humphrey, Mary Hunter, Manuel Ochoa, and Amy Mix - 4/6/2011

Children and Federal-State Budget Trade-Offs
The Urban Institute - Jeannemarie Davis, Harriet Dichter, Olivia Golden, Ron Meyers, and Scott Pattison - 4/5/2011

Infants of Depressed Mothers Living in Poverty: Opportunities to Identify and Serve
Urban Institute - Tracy Vericker, Jennifer Ehrle Macomber, Olivia Golden - 4/3/2011

How to Evaluate Choice and Promise Neighborhoods
The Urban Institute - Robin E. Smith - 4/3/2011

Health Reform Across the States
The Urban Institute - Matthew Buettgens, John Holahan, and Caitlin Carroll - 4/3/2011

Give Smart Philanthropy That Gets Results
Thomas J. Tierney and Joel L. Fleishman - 3/30/2011

CityArts Festival returns to Fair Park Memorial Day weekend May 27-29
City of Dallas - 3/27/2011

Nonprofits Saw Less Severe Decrease in Revenues in 2010
Bridgespan Group - 3/19/2011

NONPROFITS SELECTED FOR SOCIAL INNOVATORS INSTITUTE
Center for Nonprofit Management - 3/10/2011

Mainstream Consumers Drive Fair Trade Certified Sales Up 24 Percent
Fair Trade USA - 3/10/2011

Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing Young Americans for the 21st Century
Harvard University Graduate School of Education - 3/5/2011

Law Journal Article Bolsters Argument for U.S. Policy Change Regarding Immigrant Entrepreneurs
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation - 3/5/2011

Signs of Recovery Surface Among Nonprofit Organizations: Survey Shows More than Half Reporting Increase in Revenue in 2010
Bridgespan Group - 2/24/2011

Where are States Today? Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility Levels for Children and Non‐Disabled Adults
Kaiser Family Foundation - 2/20/2011

U.S. Nonprofits More Optimistic About Meeting Fundraising Goals in 2011, According to Sage Nonprofit Insights Survey
Sage North America - 2/17/2011

Pew Report Compares Councils in 15 Cities including Dallas, Houston & San Antonio
Pew Charitable Trusts - 2/3/2011

Unemployed Older Workers Encounter Special Difficulties Finding Jobs
The Urban Institute - 1/28/2011

The Elected Official's Toolkit for Jail Reentry
Jesse Jannetta, Hannah Dodd, Brian Elderbroom - Urban Institute - 1/28/2011

City of Houston E-Newsletter
City of Houston - 12/1/2010

Nell Edgington: In the Trenches Raising Growth Capital: An Interview with Anna Land
Nell Edgington - 12/1/2010

Missing: A Vision of Economic Possibility
David Korten - 12/1/2010

Fireworks, free museum visits, crafts, music and more - MetroPCS Fair Park Holiday Dec. 4
Dallas - Texas Discovery Gardens - 11/16/2010

Is the environment a moral dilemma?
Martha Shaw - 10/13/2010

How Communities Are Putting Data to Work to Improve Education
Laurie Posner, M.P.A. - 10/7/2010

Interview with Muhammad Yunus, author of Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs
Art Dalglish - 9/29/2010

Graduation for All - Family Engagement
IDRA Graduation for All - 9/29/2010

Save Women and Girls, Save the World
Francesca Rheannon - 9/28/2010

City Of Houston Mayor's Youth Council Seeking Applications
City of Houston - 9/4/2010

Two Public Meetings on CenterPoint Energy's Proposed Rate In crease
Citizen's Net - Connecting Houston - 8/24/2010

Bacon Lee & Associates :: Newsletter
Bacon Lee & Associates - 8/24/2010

TANO GRAM
TANO - 7/26/2010

We Need an Ecosystem for The Bottom 80%
Nell Edgington - 6/10/2010

A Revolution in Nonprofit Finance: An Interview with Clara Miller
Nell Edgington - 6/9/2010

Pew Report: Permanent Extensions of Tax Cuts Would Sharply Increase National Debt
The Pew Charitable Trusts - 6/8/2010

Exploring the Link Between Student Satisfaction and Achievement
Harris Interactive - 6/8/2010

Pew Study Finds Children of Divorced Parents More Likely to Remain at Bottom of Income Ladder as Adults
The Pew Charitable Trusts - 5/23/2010

As Economy Recovers, Funding for Public Services Remains Under Pressure
The Colorado Trust - Rich Jones - 5/22/2010

How Many Billboards?: A Reflection on Los Angeles and its Art
Alice Beretta - 5/16/2010

"On the Prevalence of Running Away from Home"
Mike Pergamit - Urban Institute - 5/16/2010

The Ingredients of Growth
David W. Brady and Michael Spense - 4/29/2010

The Princeton Review's Guide To 286 Green Colleges - very interesting....
Princeton Review - 4/29/2010

Independent Sector Announces New Estimate for Value of Volunteer Time
Independent Sector - 4/18/2010

Publicly Funded Jobs: An Essential Strategy for Reducing Poverty and Economic Distress Throughout the Business Cycle
Clifford M. Johnson, Amy Rynell, Melissa Young - 4/18/2010

Houston Public Library Implements New Service Hours
Citizen's Net - Connecting Houston - 4/18/2010

Business News from UTSA
Scott Kabrich - 4/18/2010

Irene Clements to Lead National Foster Parent Association
National Foster Parent Association - 4/18/2010

The State of Houston 2010
Mayor Anisse Parker - Houston - 4/11/2010

April 6th, 2010 HCCC MEETING NOTICE Childhood Obesity in Collin County
Healthcare Committee of Collin County - 3/28/2010

Raise Your Hand Texas Achievement News
Raise Your Hand Texas - 3/28/2010

Urban Institute Update
Urban Institute - 3/28/2010

Forum on THE NEW WAY TO DEFINE GREEN: Next Generation Insights on Expanded Exports, Company GHG Risk Management and Federal Procurement Advantage, April 28-29, 2010 Washington, D. C.
The Green Standard - 3/27/2010

Platt, Gaines and Vines discuss the future of expository preaching
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary - 3/22/2010

A message from Mayor Annise Parker of Houston
Mayor Annise Parker - 3/20/2010

You Go!
Breakfast with Fred - 3/8/2010

Stanford Social Innovation Review - Spring 2010 Issue
Center for Social Innovation Stanford GSB - 2/28/2010

Student Debt and the Class of 2008
Projection Student Debt - 1/17/2010

Funding Community Organizing
Grant Craft - 1/17/2010

“Sustaining the Hill Country — Now and for Future Generations” Forum Scheduled February 26th and 27th in Fredericksburg
Green Spaces Alliance of Texas - 12/2/2009

During downturn, giving more important than ever
Houston Chronicle - 11/16/2009

Real Tax Reform is Always Hard: Some Advice for the Task Force
Urban Institute - 11/10/2009

Is It Public, or Is It Private? Increasingly when it comes to giving, it's a little bit of both
WSJournal - 11/9/2009

Unemployment Statistics on Older Americans
Urban Institute - 11/9/2009

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum to Become Repository of a Texas Visual and Oral History Project
Bob Bullock Museum - 11/7/2009

Without health insurance, women in North Texas must make tough choices
Jake Kemp - 11/7/2009

Texas begins $3 billion quest to cure cancer
Paul J. Webber (AP) - 10/31/2009

New Census Data on Property Taxes on Homeowners
Tax Foundation - 10/31/2009

Preparing for the 2010 Census: How Houston and Other Cities Are Struggling and Why It Matters
Pew Charitable Trust - 10/21/2009

New State Report From HHS Show How Health Insurance Reform Will Benefit Texans
HHS - 8/9/2009

Austin Area Non Profit Leaders: Share Your Experience
RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service & TXNP - 6/26/2009

Leadership in the 21st Century
Jacqueline Beretta - 10/25/2008

Six Steps for Reinvigorating America - Rosa Beth Moss Kanter’s new book: America the Principled
Sean Silverstone - 12/3/2007

Getting Our Texas Ducks in a Row
Jacqueline Beretta - 9/6/2005

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