The goal of the Human Cell Atlas project is to create a shared, open reference atlas of all cells in the healthy human body as a resource for studies of health and disease. This global endeavor will generate a large variety of molecular and imaging data across a wide range of modalities and spatial scales.
The Housing and Economic Assistance to Rebuild Texas (HEART) program, a grant and technical assistance partnership between the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC) and Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise), will provide grants of up to $50,000 to local nonprofit organizations. HEART will also offer technical assistance to grantees so they can build their capacity and assist more Texas families.
Award will help construct critical beach and dune landscape to protect Texas’s largest expanse of coastal wetlands, as well as coastal communities and infrastructure in Jefferson County. The grant was awarded through the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund, which NFWF created in accordance with the terms of criminal settlement agreements between DOJ and BP and Transocean. The agreements directed a total of $2.544 billion to NFWF to fund projects benefiting the natural resources of the Gulf Coast that were impacted by the spill. Of these funds, more than $200 million are allocated for natural resource projects in Texas.
Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Volunteers is on Wednesday, May 9, from pAM to 12PM at the Pearl.
A poem I dearly liked, hand-picked from a new book of memorable doggerel (that’s a good thing; every industry needs such) written by the outrageous and brilliant and classically trained Sheena Greer, Colludo. Called Cautionary Tales for Fundraisers. It’s the perfect gift for bosses, board members and fundraisers who need a laugh. And it looks pretty, so it’s disarming…. Tom Ahern
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.
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 »
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 »
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 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 »
Donors Account for Nearly Two-Thirds of Harassers 🙁
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
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 »
Great birding tours in the Gulf of Mexico and Oaxaca, Mexico.
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 »
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 »
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 »
All about the Meadows Foundation.
Report notes clear connections between racial segregation, educational attainment, access to credit, and household income in Dallas County
“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.”