Funding News and Grant Tips
Many believe that Impact and Sustainable Investing is a niche in the investment industry reserved for religious, environmental and social impact foundations. There is also a perspective that “Impact Investing” involves sacrificing investment returns to “do good” and become a “socially conscious” investor. The fact is that neither of those presumptions is true and that Impact Investing is rapidly going mainstream.
More than 300 conference attendees will visit Alamo Heights High School on Tuesday
The Hogg Foundation is expanding eligibility for the Frances Fowler Wallace Memorial Award to include doctoral candidates at all institutions of higher education in Texas.
The 2018 Foundation Operations and Management Report is based on the 17th operations and management survey of members of Exponent Philanthropy that was fielded in summer 2017. The report details trends in foundation grantmaking, operations, investments, and governance.
2017 was an extraordinary year for giving, according to a report released today by Fidelity Charitable, the nation’s second-largest grantmaker. Last year, Fidelity Charitable gave an unprecedented $4.5 billion across more than 1 million donor-recommended grants, to nearly 127,000 nonprofit organizations, as detailed in the new Fidelity Charitable 2018 Giving Report.
Based on the largest analysis of overall and online giving data, Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced the availability of its annual Charitable Giving Report, featuring the earliest, most comprehensive look at how fundraising performed in 2017.
Humans have always used stories to make sense out of our chaotic world. When our ancestors had to kill animals they felt were kindred spirits to survive, they created myths to help them come to terms with it. When they invented agriculture, they created myths that glorified graft and highlighted the seasonal nature of existence. When they began to settle, humans created myths imbuing cities with transcendence. As Yuval Noah Harari describes in his book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, story went on to play a vital role in building all subsequent civilizations.
Spring break is just around the corner. Immerse the young writer in your house in a camp with poetry, prose, and creative self-expression at The Writer’s Garret!
This week-long day camp for kids 8-12 includes poetry with Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi, Dallas’s typewriter-wielding sidewalk poet, and zine-making led by poet and maker extraordinaire Lisa Huffaker. Over the five day camp, attendees create their own zine while learning creative writing, collaging, printmaking, and bookbinding.
On March 22nd, every gift of $20 or more will go further in supporting our mission. As our way of saying thank you, you will receive our inaugural 2018 FVPS FIESTA MEDAL.
Millennials are now the largest adult generation in the country at over 80 million strong, and their attitudes are reshaping the nations’s opinion landscape.
Registration is now open for Board Boot Camp! This day-long training will take place on Saturday, April 21. Board Boot Camp provides board members and executive directors with expert advice and the comprehensive tools to ensure your organization’s success.
In fiction, everything is seen through the eyes of a character, which makes characterization one of the most important elements of fiction.
Philanthropy Outlook 2018 & 2019 report presents potential scenarios, what to watch
Three hundred years ago the city of San Antonio was founded as a strategic outpost of presidios defending the colonial interests of northern New Spain and missions advancing Christian conversion. The city’s missions bear architectural witness to the time of their founding, but few have walked these sites without wondering who once lived there, what they saw, valued, and thought.
Women of the World Poetry Slam Event Coordinator Candy Zantea
will help you craft a stage presence that shines.
Thanks to Methodist Healthcare for sponsoring San Antonio Sports. They support the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame Tribute and will be the title sponsor of Beyond the Game in the fall. And, thank you to the Red McCombs Foundation for their valuable and loyal support of i play! afterschool. Their grant supporting i play! afterschool helps us provide free programming to some of the most underserved populations in our city.
The cultural generation gap between the young and the old can exacerbate the competition for resources because the rise in the number of senior dependents is occurring more rapidly among whites than among minorities, for whom dependent children is a larger issue.
We’ve kicked our spring season off with a bang. Keep the ball rolling with diverse lit and poetry performance workshops, the return of Soup’s On!, and more to come! Feb 24: WRITING PAST CLICHE: DIVERSE LIT FOR DIVERSE AUDIENCES The world is ready for diverse literature-and for you to join the movement. Reshape your representation of groups diverse in gender, race, disability, and religious background… Read more »
Momentum is building for ChildSafe’s Cardboard Kids campaign, a community-wide effort to heighten awareness of child abuse and neglect, an issue that continues to plague Bexar County. Cardboard Kids are memorable 2-foot high cardboard kid cutouts that citizens PICK-UP, DECORATE and DISPLAY on April 5. ChildSafe is asking the entire community to be a part of this campaign to help them reach their goal… Read more »