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Donald Stewart, focused on fundraising and diversity as Chicago Community Trust CEO, dies at 80
Foundation: Carnegie Corporation of New York, MacArthur Foundation, Lake County Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

Under Stewart's leadership, the organization launched a new foundation to serve Lake County called the Lake County Community...more

Giving Circles Are Helping Young Women Make 'Change, Not Charity' In Their Communities

In its latest Women Give report, the Women's Philanthropy Institute found that in the U.S., 34% of African American and 33% of Latino households...more

Chicago Foundation for Women announces grants for women's health and freedom

CHICAGO, IL ( July 31, 2018 ) — Chicago Foundation for Women ( CFW ) today announced 75 grants totaling $914,500 to support access to...more

Bernstein Promotes Clare Golla To National Head Of Endowment And Foundations

... as well as its national Philanthropy Services team, which works with philanthropic families and individuals and the not-for-profits that they...more

University Gives Three Diversity Leadership Awards

Three members of the University community will be honored with Diversity Leadership Awards during the annual MLK commemoration on Tuesday. The recipients are Randolph Stone, Sunny Fischer (A.M. '82),...more

A Day On, Not a Day Off

Philanthropy is certainly less white and less male than it was thirty-two years ago, but people of color remain underrepresented among nonprofit and foundation staff - especially at the level where...more

Chicago Foundation for Women Announces Over $1 Million in Economic Security and ...

CHICAGO, IL (January 3, 2018) – Today, Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) announced 44 grants totaling $1,094,250 to support economic security and reproductive justice for Chicago-area women and...more

CFW grants million+ in economic security, reproductive justice grants

The fall grant cycle funds stabilization services, education and training, as well as policy work to ensure women and girls have the tools and support to plan secure economic futures for themselves...more

For Grantmakers, a Widening Battle to Defend Immigrant Communities
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Six months into Donald Trump's presidency, foundation support for embattled immigrant and refugee populations continues to be...more

New York Women's Foundation Announces $2.4 Million in Grants

The New York Women's Foundation has announced grants totaling $2.4 million in support of efforts to promote economic security and justice...more

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Social Innovation Business Offers Financing Solutions to Youth

Social Innovation Business Offers Financing Solutions to Youth

A Toronto-based organization, Youth Social Innovation (YSI), has recently announced two investments that involve Growth Mosaic and MENTORnetwork. The two companies will each receive a $10,000 loan.

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