The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe county hosted their first Giving Day with Mightycause to raise funds to initiate a new endowment. Through direct support and engagement of their peer-to-peer fundraisers, and strategic matching grants, they raised over $70,000 in just 24 hours.
The Thrive by 5 Giving Day, as it came to be called, aimed to engage committed individuals to start their own peer-to-peer fundraiser for raise money for the Community Foundation, and this endowment campaign in particular.
Read the Entire Article
Selected Grant News Headlines
A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.
Must Modern Philanthropy Be So Corrosive?
In a NPQ (Nonprofit Quarterly) story, it quotes Komal Shah, a trustee of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, asking, "How evil is too evil when it comes to donors?" The question is in connection...more
Money Dedicated to Climate Action
Andreea Rodinciuc, an analyst, discusses Future 500's Force for Good Forecast 2019, an annual handbook that lists the 10 most important rising trends in social and environmental advocacy.
Founders Pledge Creating A New Social Movement
London-based Founders Pledge, a young philanthropic organization, is using a hyper-efficient giving-forwards model to attract high tech entrepreneurs as "Pledgers."
100 percent of its proceeds are...more
Choosing The Right Philanthropic Advisor
Kris Putnam-Walkerly, a global philanthropy expert, author of Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders, and was named one of America's Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers, writes how a philanthropic...more
Voter Engagement Toolkits for Foundations
In this excerpt from the Voter Engagement Toolkit for Community Foundations, it tackles ideas and examples for community and public foundations to encourage voter engagement among their grantees and...more