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What the $25 billion the biggest US donors gave in 2020 says about high-dollar charity today funding

Feb. 9, 2021 1:53 pm

What the $25 billion the biggest US donors gave in 2020 says about high-dollar charity today

Guest columnists David Campbell, Elizabeth Dale and Jasmine McGinnis Johnson take a look at the gifts given by the 50 top American donors this year and what they portend for the future of charitable giving in the United States.
5 ways MacKenzie Scott’s $5.8 billion commitment to social and economic justice is a model for other donors purpose

Dec. 17, 2020 12:27 pm

5 ways MacKenzie Scott’s $5.8 billion commitment to social and economic justice is a model for other donors

For example, says guest columnist Elizabeth Dale, rather than specify a purpose, as many large donors do, Scott provides absolute flexibility in terms of how to use her money.
Philanthropy and venture capital in conversation with each other funding

Dec. 4, 2020 8:00 am

Philanthropy and venture capital in conversation with each other

Knight Foundation CEO Alberto Ibargüen and Venture Capitalist Austin Clements offer perspectives in this episode of the Off the Sidelines podcast, conducted during Generocity's ADVANCE conference.
Moving beyond philanthropy purpose

Dec. 3, 2020 7:59 am

Moving beyond philanthropy

Guest columnist Monique Curry-Mims looks at the definition of philanthropy and wonders if it fits the ways we are currently showing up for those in need.
This successful Black-led org couldn’t get a loan that wasn’t predatory. Philanthropy needs to step up purpose

Nov. 17, 2020 10:00 am

This successful Black-led org couldn’t get a loan that wasn’t predatory. Philanthropy needs to step up

"YEAH is working on a shoestring, breaking the cycle of violence in Cobbs Creek. The program is evidence-based, and we should be tripping over ourselves to fund it," says guest columnist Sarah Martinez-Helfman.
ADVANCE 2020 brings together nonprofit leaders to tackle the region’s most significant crises purpose

Nov. 16, 2020 12:30 pm

ADVANCE 2020 brings together nonprofit leaders to tackle the region’s most significant crises

Session hosts such as GreenLight Fund’s Omar Woodard, Knight Foundation’s Alberto Ibargüen, and Think & Grow Farms' Jamie Bracey-Green challenged conventional wisdom.
10 Philadelphia-area leaders on what’s next for philanthropy purpose

Nov. 9, 2020 1:00 pm

10 Philadelphia-area leaders on what’s next for philanthropy

Now that the 2020 election is over, does philanthropic planning for 2021 stay the same, or does it change?
As of October, this is what we know about philanthropic COVID relief in the Philadelphia region funding

Oct. 9, 2020 12:00 pm

As of October, this is what we know about philanthropic COVID relief in the Philadelphia region

Of the $40 million in COVID-relief distributed in the area, 60% of the funds have gone to Philadelphia-based nonprofits, most of whom received a one-time grant with an average size of $8,211.
Racial justice giving is booming: 4 trends funding

Oct. 6, 2020 8:43 am

Racial justice giving is booming: 4 trends

Even before the protests erupted, the Movement for Black Lives had received $5 million in the first five months of 2020 to support Black communities affected by the pandemic, say guest columnists Una Osili and Kim Williams-Pulfer.
Despite urgent need, the philanthropic sector is absent from the rental relief funding space purpose

Aug. 27, 2020 1:26 pm

Despite urgent need, the philanthropic sector is absent from the rental relief funding space

The majority of COVID-19 rental relief funding has come from the federal government’s $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES), not grantmakers.

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