• A CALL TO ACTION: PHILANTHROPY’S COMMITMENT DURING COVID-19

    Join the 782 Organizations who have Signed the Pledge! The rapid spread of COVID-19 has created a global health and economic crisis that is testing every one of us. We know that the shocks of this “new normal” are severe and unanticipated for our sector and grantee partners. As leaders in philanthropy, we recognize the […]

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  • SHIFTING PRACTICES, SHARING POWER? HOW US PHILANTHROPY IS RESPONDING TO THE 2020 CRISES

    The public health, racial justice, and economic crises of 2020 have affected millions of Americans and laid bare the glaring inequities in our systems and institutions.  A new report from Council on Foundations, Philanthropy California, and Dalberg Advisors outlines how the US philanthropic sector is responding to the 2020 crises — and the opportunities to shift practices and […]

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  • Sharing New Health Funding Opportunity

    The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, a statewide health philanthropy based at the Medical College of Wisconsin, has announced the availability of up to $6 million in new funding opportunities aimed at improving health and advancing health equity in Wisconsin. Please feel free to explore each funding opportunity and share these broadly with your networks. […]

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  • Eloiza Altoro Joins Nonprofit Management Fund

    Milwaukee, WI – Eloiza Altoro has been named fund advisor of the Nonprofit Management Fund, a collaboration of eight Milwaukee-area donors that aims to raise the effectiveness of the region’s small- and mid-size organizations. In her new role, Altoro leads the Fund’s longstanding grant program to increase the individual capacity of nonprofits meeting a host […]

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  • BLACK FUNDING DENIED: COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SUPPORT FOR BLACK COMMUNITIES

    In light of the national uprising sparked by the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor (and building on other recent tragic movement moments going back to the 2014 murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri), NCRP is analyzing grantmaking by community foundations across the country to find out exactly how much they are – […]

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  • Balancing Purpose, Payout, and Permanence

    In partnership with the Council on Foundations, the National Center for Family Philanthropy is pleased to release Balancing Purpose, Payout, and Permanence: Strategy Guide. How much should we spend? This is an essential question for foundations, and one of the most complex, particularly in moments of change or turmoil. This Strategy Guide invites you to reflect […]

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  • ICTR FUNDS COVID-19 RESPONSE AWARDS

    UW ICTR has joined with the Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP) to fund three 2020 COVID-19 Response Grant Awards. These three new awards extend the 22 awards previously announced by WPP to address urgent health needs imposed by the COVID pandemic. ICTR will support these projects through seed funding and in-kind support. Allan Brasier, Executive Director for ICTR, notes, […]

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  • Funding Opportunity: AHW Announces Availability of up to $6 Million to Improve Health, Advance Health Equity

    September 1, 2020, Posted by AHW Endowment Today, we are proud to announce the availability of up to $6 million in funding awards to support projects focused on improving health and advancing health equity in Wisconsin. “At the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, we are working to create a healthier state for residents today, and […]

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  • $204,157 From COVID Fund Provides Critical Support To 15 More Nonprofits

    Posted on Aug 27, 2020, by Amy Spreeman The F.R.E.S.H. Project at the Shawano County Farmer’s Market. Large sections of Shawano County are “food deserts,” areas with low household incomes and limited access to food. A grant from the COVID-19 Community Response Fund will help the nonprofit establish a new food pantry. Thanks to gifts generously donated to […]

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  • Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020

    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on communities worldwide was swift, hard and devastating especially on the most vulnerable people. Philanthropy has played a vital role in providing critical support to various organizations leading relief and recovery efforts. Amid tragedies and hardship, how did the world’s largest grantmakers and donors respond? In this report, Candid […]

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