Texas A&M University’s Lead by Example campaign has raised more than $3 billion of its $4 billion goal

Texas A&M University

Empowering the future, Lead by Example is a joint effort between Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M Foundation, the 12th Man Foundation, The Association of Former Students and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation. Support raised through the campaign will empower Texas A&M to continue to be recognized as a world-class, top-tier public research institution and provide students with access to an affordable education with the best faculty. Guided by three pillars and many generous donors, the Lead by Example campaign will usher in a new Texas A&M era.

Define fundraising expectations workshop on April 17, 2018

San Antonio Area Foundation

Discover how to create a culture of philanthropy at our Fundraising: Whose Responsibility Is It? workshop on Tuesday, April 17. This workshop will explore the different roles and responsibilities related to fundraising and how to submit a grant proposal. The workshop will be held at the San Antonio Area Foundation at the Pearl, from 9am-12pm.  Fundraising is a critical component to the health of… Read more »

Please participate in the San Antonio Not-for-Profit Wage and Benefit Survey

San Antonio Area Foundation

You’re invited to take part in Werling Associates, Inc.’s 2018 San Antonio Not-for-Profit Wage and Benefit Survey. This survey is part of a continuing effort to provide nonprofit agencies of San Antonio with a thorough analysis of job-specific compensation data. Participants will receive a free copy of the report, valued at over $100. Survey deadline is Friday, May 4. The survey is sponsored by… Read more »

San Antonio’s Shining Moment – considered the best NCAA Final Four ever!

San Antonio Sports

Based upon what the national media, NCAA committee members and staff, the participating schools and fans have said, the 2018 NCAA® Men’s Final Four® in San Antonio is being considered one of the best in the history of the event. Since San Antonio won the bid in 2014, the San Antonio Local Organizing Committee (SALOC) has worked tirelessly on the multitude of events, operations and tasks… Read more »

Funding Alert

The Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

Funding News and Grant Tips   Registration and Hotel Reservations now available for the 2018 Texas HIV/STD Conference http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-2.aspx#A   New THISIS Web Resource http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-2.aspx#B   Alzheimer’s Prevalence, Deaths, Cost of Care Up Sharply http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-2.aspx#C   Growth of Impact Investing Significant, But More Needed, Study Finds http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-2.aspx#D CPRIT Updates Grantee Policies and Procedures Guide http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-2.aspx#E     Public Funding Opportunities   Assertive Community Treatment… Read more »

To Support Economic Opportunity In A Changing Jobs Landscape, The Rockefeller Foundation And The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launch $10M Funding Opportunity For Community-Driven Solutions

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative & The Rockefeller Foundation

Nationwide Challenge Will Provide Funding to 10 Local Approaches that Help Low-Income and Financially Insecure PeopleFind and Retain Well-Paid and Meaningful Work, Achieve Financial Security, or Build Economically Vibrant Neighborhoods

Presenting The Audacious Project — A New Model for Philanthropic Collaboration

TED

A group of leading organizations today announce The Audacious Project: Collaborative Philanthropy for Bold Ideas, a joint endeavor housed at TED, the non-profit devoted to ideas worth spreading, to surface and fund critical ideas that have the potential to impact millions of lives. The Audacious Project invites visionary social entrepreneurs, nonprofits and individuals to dream bigger than they have ever imagined — and to… Read more »

The POWER behind TPR

Texas Public Radio

  MEET THE PEOPLE THAT POWER YOUR TPR     From:   David Martin Davies Award-winning journalist, host of The Source, voted Best Conversation Starter in San Antonio Magazine’s “Best of the City 2018”   What you hear on the radio every day is only the polished and complete final product made ready for broadcast. That three-minute story is the result of days of… Read more »

New funding opportunity

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Is the health and well-being of children and families in your community a priority for you? Evidence for Action—a signature program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—is funding studies of programs, policies and partnerships and their impact on health and well-being, specifically to help vulnerable children and families. RWJF is looking for researchers, advocates, or public and private-sector professionals in a variety of fields… Read more »

April Public Programs + Core Exhibition Opening in Houston

Lawndale Art Center

Exhibition Opening     2018 Core Exhibition Thursday, April 19, 2018 6-8 PM On View through Saturday, May 12, 2018   2017-2018 Core Fellows The 2018 Core Exhibition features work by artists-in-residence Maria Bang Espersen, Shana Hoehn, Devin Kenny, Yue Nakayama, Felipe Steinberg, Elizabeth Webb, and Peng Zuqiang. Core critics-in-residence Kate Green, Ruslana Lichtzier, and Laura A. L. Wellen contribute essays based on their independent research to the publication Core 2018,… Read more »

The new Signal Foundation will support, accelerate, and broaden Signal’s mission of making private communication accessible and ubiquitous.

The Signal Foundation and Brian Acton

“The Signal Foundation’s mission is to develop open source privacy technology that protects free expression and enables secure global communication,” said Brian Acton. “Our plan is to pioneer a new model of technology nonprofit focused on privacy and data protection for everyone, everywhere.”

Leading Corporate Philanthropies Announce New Reporting Standard That Could Save the Nonprofit Sector $1.2 Billion Annually

Allstate Foundation

The Allstate Foundation, together with five of America’s leading corporations, including the Albertsons Companies, AT&T, Intel, Moody’s and T. Rowe Price are adopting the IGP platform as their standard for reporting on the results of the nonprofits who benefit from their annual corporate philanthropy.