Philanthropy News

Selected philanthropy news from around the Web.

Firstbank Charitable Foundation'S Better Giving for Greater Impact Summit

If you're looking for a way to give back to your community, FirstBank has just the thing for you. The bank's Charitable Foundation is holding its first-ever Better Giving for Greater Impact...more

Chalkboard: Youth Philanthropy Council; Party in the Park and Prom Photo Request
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge

"We are very grateful anytime any organization, especially one as important as the Youth Philanthropy Council, takes the time to look at what we're doing." That's how the executive director of...more

Gresb Announces Majority Investment from General Atlantic'S Beyondnetzero Fund to ...

It's a sign of the times: A real estate research firm has been bought by a private equity firm in a deal that values the company at more than $1 billion. The New York Times reports on GRESB's...more

Unicef Backs Young Innovators To Tackle The Climate Crisis

"The climate time-bomb is ticking. We need to seize the opportunity to invest in credible innovations that can contribute to reaching our global targets," UN Secretary-General Ant ? nio Guterres...more

Greenmoney: Investing in the Future of Water and Sanitation

Matt Damon and Gary White are putting their money where their mouth is. The two are co-founder and CEO of WaterEquity, a nonprofit that aims to improve access to safe water and sanitation around...more

Repsol: Environmentalists Denounce It for Greenwashing

Repsol, Spain's largest oil and gas company, is under fire from environmental groups for "greenwashing" its fuelsmeaning using palm oil instead of natural gasand is now facing a lawsuit from another...more

Topeka Community Foundation to Hold Groundbreaking for 25 Affordable Housing Units in ...
Foundation: Topeka Community Foundation

"God's people deserve a peaceful, quiet, and secure place to stay." Those are the words of Reden Jalosjos, co-owner of Reden Construction, as he breaks the ground on a new 25-unit affordable...more

Social Venture Connexion (Svx) Closes the Market

The Toronto Stock Exchange kicked off its new social, environmental, and economic justice-focused exchange this week with the debut of SVX Impact Index, a first-of-its-kind database that tracks the...more

Supporting Entrepreneurs

"We should not turn our back on any of the things that lifts us all up on any of the things that lifts us all up on their local community," says Mark Madrid, an associate administrator for the...more

Heisman Trophy Fund Awards $1.2 Million to Nyc and Long Island Nonprofits
Foundation: New York Community Trust

Nearly 5,000 kids in the New York area will get a boost in their academic and sports lives thanks to the Heisman Trophy Fund for Youth Development. The fund, a partnership between the Heisman...more

Social Entrepreneurship

Why People Buy from Social Enterprises?

The Guardian has compiled a list of responses to its latest open thread, and has announced the winner of the social enterprise gift hamper packed with presents.

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