Blackbaud, the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced the release of the 2018 Charitable Giving Report by the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact™. The seventh annual report, which represents the earliest and largest analysis of overall and online giving in the U.S. nonprofit sector in 2018, shows continued year-over-year growth and another record high for online giving. “The 2018 Charitable… Read more »
So, what does the future hold for nonprofit organizations? One thing on which most of us can agree is that this year has been a tumultuous one for the nonprofit sector. My predictions for 2018 emphasized the following topics. I elaborate on each and welcome your questions and observations at any time.
I begin with a quote by David Callahan for Inside Philanthropy in his article, “Trump Effect: Six Ways Philanthropy Has Changed in the Past Year” (January 23, 2018). It sums up our situation well at the conclusion of 2018.
“It’s been an interesting time. Many funders have responded with a combination of new work and business as usual, feeling their way along in a fast shifting, and often alarming landscape. Others have radically changed how they think and operate. And then there are some foundations—many, actually—that have kept doing exactly what they were doing before in areas that are quite removed from national policy battles. Overall, it’d be wrong to say that the 2016 election has disrupted philanthropy in any seismic way. But it’s also hard to recall a period of so much anxiety and action within the funding world.”
Funding News and Grant Tips Nonprofit Employees and Managers Define Success as Helping Others http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-2.aspx#A Most Wealthy Individuals Don’t Make Bequests http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-2.aspx#B Public Funding Opportunities Advanced Leadership Training for Professionals: 2018-12 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-2.aspx#C FY 19 Farm to School Grant http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-2.aspx#D HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis (Research Sites) (UM1 – Clinical… Read more »
Funding News and Grant Tips New Savings Accounts Offered to Texans with Disabilities http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-4.aspx#A Recurring Donors 440 Percent More Valuable Than ‘One-Off’ Donors http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-4.aspx#B Public Funding Opportunities Diabetes and Heart Disease & Stroke Prevent Programs – Innovative State and Local Public Health Strategies to Prevent and Manage Diabetes and Heart Disease and Stroke: CDC-RFA-DP18-1817 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-4.aspx#C Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services: RFA P-19.1-EBP http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-4.aspx#D Expansion… Read more »
Funding News and Grant Tips Texas Brain Injury Conference Slated for August http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-7-3.aspx#A KIDS COUNT Finds Child Poverty Rate Down, Warns of Census Undercount http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-7-3.aspx#B Public Funding Opportunities Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas: VA-HRTG-NEW-2018 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-7-3.aspx#C HIV and Hepatitis B Co-Infection: Advancing HBV Functional Cure through Clinical Research (R01): PA -17-279 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-7-3.aspx#D Leadership Group for… Read more »
Access to healthy, affordable foods and beverages is essential to help all children grow up at a healthy weight. As advocates, decision-makers, and policymakers create policies and programs to promote the well-being of children, it is important to provide them with a body of evidence that shows the best approaches and strategies to improve children’s nutrition habits, dietary intake, and weight status. … Read more »
Funding News and Grant Tips STD Data Now Available on the DSHS Texas Health Data Page http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-5.aspx#A Health, Higher Education Top ‘Slate 90’ List of Nonprofits by Revenue http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-5.aspx#B Nonprofits Are America’s Third Largest Employer http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-5.aspx#C Nonprofits Expanding Programs, Staff Despite Challenges http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-5.aspx#D Public Funding Opportunities Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion Grants: SM-18-019 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-5.aspx#E Company Relocation… Read more »
Funding News and Grant Tips Updated Guide Helps Improve Safety in Primary Care Settings http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-1.aspx#A CDC, Emory University Launch National Directory of PrEP Health Service Providers http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-1.aspx#B Public Funding Opportunities Advancing HIV Therapeutic Vaccine Science (U01 Clinical Trial Required): RFA-AI-18-015 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-1.aspx#C Improving the Reach and Quality of Cancer Care in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required): RFA-CA-18-026 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-1.aspx#D SBIR… 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 »
Funding News and Grant Tips Registration is now open for the Funding Information Center’s annual grant writing workshop/webinar. Please go to http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-3.aspx#R for details and instructions. Kaiser Family Foundation Issues Report on HIV, Opioid Epidemic http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-1.aspx#A 2018 County Health Rankings Highlight Disparities by Place and Race http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-1.aspx#B Community Health Centers Don’t Have Capacity to Expand http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-1.aspx#C Parents’ Giving Habits… Read more »
Funding News and Grant Tips Diversity Can Lead to More Engaged Board Members http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-2.aspx#A DSHS Audiovisual Library Offers New Titles http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-2.aspx#B Public Funding Opportunities 2018 Small Grants Program http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-2.aspx#C Basic and Translational Oral Health Research Related to HIV AIDS (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): PA-18-699 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-2.aspx#D Basic and Translational Oral Health Research Related to HIV AIDS (R21 Clinical… Read more »
To mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of the first Arts Funding benchmark study, Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) commissioned arts philanthropy researcher Steven Lawrence for a comprehensive analysis of trends in arts and culture funding over the past twenty-five years.
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