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Category Archives: Philanthropy

Philanthropy Northwest has started a new series called the Virtual Roundtable. This month features a “discussion” among state nonprofit association leaders, including Foraker’s Laurie Wolf, on the challenges facing nonprofits and the strategies the associations are using to meet them. The leaders outline the key public policy issues they are addressing and offer ideas on … [ Read More ]

Giving USA’s annual report on philanthropy is a¬†publication on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. The report finds that¬†philanthropy in America has experienced one of the most significant jumps in recent history, at an estimated 7.1 percent. To view the report highlights, click here. To purchase the full report, visit … [ Read More ]

Tyler Mahoney is a former intern at The Foraker Group and currently blogs on The Huffington Post. He offers these thoughts on youth, philanthropy and what inspires Gen Y to give. ——– Before we move into young people and philanthropy I want to take a minute to help you understand the mindset of a young … [ Read More ]

Each year the Association of Fundraising Professionals Alaska Chapter honors individuals and organizations that have given themselves as well as nurtured philanthropy in others. Those receiving recognition today — the 2013 Philanthropy Day — include: Outstanding Corporation in Philanthropy – Era Alaska Outstanding Small Business in Philanthropy – Snow City Café Outstanding Philanthropist – Eric … [ Read More ]

A bill was submitted in the Alaska legislature this past week that would provide endowment funds to local community foundations. The Endow Alaska grant program (Alaska House Bill 290) calls for making an annual grant to a lead philanthropic organization. That money would then be distributed to community foundations as one-to-one matches for money raised … [ Read More ]

Recognize the community champions that support your mission and our community! The Alaska Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon is Friday, November 18, 2011 at the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center. We are now accepting nominations in the following categories: Outstanding Business, Corporation, Foundation in Philanthropy Outstanding Small Business in Philanthropy Outstanding Philanthropist Outstanding Volunteer in Philanthropy … [ Read More ]