Rockefeller Foundation to Invest $65M in Low-Wage Workers

Rockefeller Foundation to Invest $65M in Low-Wage Workers

Feb 26

On February 25, the Rockefeller Foundation announced a new campaign aimed at lifting marginalized communities out of poverty. To achieve this objective, the Foundation is investing $65 million into programs that will help 10 million U.S. workers and their families meet their basic needs. “Far too many people work hard and play by the rules, but the American Dream feels more out of reach than...

Technology Trends That Will Shift the Way Nonprofits Operate in 2020

Technology Trends That Will Shift the Way Nonprofits Operate in 2020

Jan 27

  In this article, philanthropy expert and technology guru Madeline Duva outlines the three tech trends that will revolutionize the nonprofit sector in 2020.   1. Nonprofits Will Team Up to Address Common Concerns “Organizations like the JPB Foundation in New York City are leading by example, employing a hub model that recognizes complex social issues cannot be solved by single players...

Top Nonprofit Trends of 2019

Top Nonprofit Trends of 2019

Dec 31

The nonprofit sector is rapidly evolving. Charities that want to succeed in the coming year will need to stay ahead of the curve by studying the list below, which contains the top nonprofit trends of 2019. Rejecting Tainted Money Fundraising ethics became a central concern in 2019 amid several scandals involving high-profile donors. For example, many organizations struggled to distance...

CEO of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Resigns

CEO of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Resigns

Dec 06

Photo: Sue Desmond-Hellmann gives a speech at the 2012 Most Powerful Women Summit. Source: Krista Kennell / Shutterstock Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is stepping down after serving more than five years in the leadership role. According to a press release published on the foundation’s website, Desmond-Hellmann made the decision after concluding that...

New Initiative Will Tackle Disparities in Rural Communities

New Initiative Will Tackle Disparities in Rural Communities

Nov 22

Four organizations— the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Save the Children, StriveTogether, and Partners for Education at Berea College—have launched a new initiative aimed at bettering the lives of children in rural America. Called the Rural Accelerator Initiative, the program is designed to provide educational resources to children in pastoral communities that might not otherwise have access to...