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The Internal Revenue Service today issued interim guidance regarding the treatment of qualified transportation fringe benefit expenses paid or incurred after Dec. 31, 2017.
In 2011, 1,121 of the largest American grantmakers reported more than $10 billion in giving to benefit underserved communities,1 including the economically disadvantaged, ethnic and racial minorities and women and girls.2 Such giving comprised 42 percent of foundation grantmaking in 2011, up slightly from 40 percent from 2008-2010.3
In 2011, 1,121 of the largest American foundations reported more than $2.9 billion in social justice philanthropy. Still, less than one in eight grant dollars (12 percent) went towards supporting social justice efforts in 2011.
The 2014 Tracking Report (2016) explores the scope and character of foundation funding for LGBTQ issues in the calendar year 2014.
Nonprofit organizations face a long list of challenges that starts with fundraising and can include everything from meeting increasing demands for services to utilizing technology most effectively. Who do they turn to for assistance as they grapple with these issues? One source of assistance and support can be foundations, which have a vested interest in nonprofits’ success— and the resources to help.
Food insecurity carries potentially devastating impacts for the 671,000 Ohio children classified as food insecure.
In 2011, 1,121 American grantmakers reported $5.9 billion in general operating support, a substantial increase (83 percent) over average core support from 2008-2010. The share of foundation dollars classified as providing this vital type of funding increased from 16 percent to 24 percent.
Multi-year funding is essential for nonprofits’ sustainability, impact and development. However, since 2004, only one-tenth of sampled funders reported any multi-year grantmaking.
Of all the questions of discrimination and prejudice that still exist in our society, the most perplexing one is the oldest, and in some ways today, the newest: the problem of race. Can we fulfill the promise of America by embracing all our citizens of all races.… In short, can we become one America in the 21st century?
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation launched the Kauffman Campuses Initiative (KCI) in December 2003 to encourage new, interdisciplinary entrepreneurship education programs throughout American colleges and universities. The Foundation sought to make entrepreneurship a campus-wide experience, to help schools become more entrepreneurial, and to ensure that thousands of students on diverse campuses would begin to see their own knowledge and resources from a more entrepreneurial perspective. Eight universities were part of KCI when it launched in 2003.
Report-Doing more with less in K-12 education.
Bridgestone charted six pathways that spend-down foundations and philanthropists have used to magnify their influence.
Ohio’s economic future relies upon a well-educated and diverse talent base to create innovation and advancement in an increasingly competitive world. As a strategy, Inclusive Competitiveness is focused on improving the engagement and performance of underrepresented communities – women, minorities and rural Ohioans – within innovation ecosystems, emerging industry clusters and other areas critical to the state’s overall economic competitiveness.
August 2016 Health Initiative Meeting Materials
Resources for the Philanthropy Ohio Health Initiative Meeting - 11/12/2018
A guide to election-related activities for 501(c)(3) organizations.