Press Release Archive
Foundation Center Midwest will celebrate its 40th anniversary theme of "Doing Good Better" with a free event at Cleveland Public Library's Louis Stokes Auditorium tonight, November 2, 2017 from 3:30-6:00 p.m.
The Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA) and Foundation Center are pleased to announce the 2017 edition of Quantifying Hope: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys. Amidst current racial tensions in the United States and the ever-shifting social and political landscape, the report analyzes foundation funding explicitly targeted to improve the life outcomes of Black men and boys.
The Global Philanthropy Data Charter, originally launched in 2012, was re-imagined to more actionably encourage organizations across contexts to understand the value of data in their work, create and share data that is comparable across borders and systems, and collaborate in effective partnerships in an ever-changing world.
Foundation Center and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) announce the fourth edition of their annual research report, Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy 2017: Data to Drive Decisions. The new report documents $23 billion in private, public, corporate, and individual disaster-related giving to address major disasters and humanitarian crises that affected millions globally in 2015.
Council on Foundations and Foundation Center Release First-Ever Report on International Giving by U.S. Community Foundations
A first-of-its kind analysis of international grantmaking by large U.S. community foundations was released today by the Council on Foundations and Foundation Center. Local Communities with Global Reach: International Giving by U.S. Community Foundations shows that international grantmaking is becoming more common among U.S. community foundations, which traditionally make grants in locally-bound geographic communities.
CF Insights, a service of Foundation Center, announces the launch of the Columbus Survey Dashboard – the most up-to-date, comprehensive dataset reflecting the current financial state of community foundations in the United States. The research, which has been conducted annually since 1988, is available for the first time in an online, interactive format at columbussurvey.cfinsights.org.
Foundation Center announces the launch of FundingTheOcean.org, a dynamic knowledge hub designed to track, inform, and inspire ocean conservation philanthropy around the world. It is a free resource aiming to level the playing field for everyone interested in saving our ocean.
CF Insights, a service of Foundation Center focused on data and research about the community foundation field, announces the release of Silicon Valley Community Foundation: 10 Years of Innovation and Impact, which explores growth and grantmaking data of the world's largest community foundation.
Foundation Center and the International Human Rights Funders Group announce the release of Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking. The 2017 report analyzes $2.7 billion of human rights funding in 2014 — the latest year for which complete data is available — by global region, issue area, intervention strategy, and population group, revealing the actual priorities of foundations and bilateral and multilateral donors.
Foundation Center announces the launch of Visualizing Funding for Libraries, the most comprehensive database of library funding that has ever existed, containing grants given to U.S. libraries by U.S. foundations. It is available for free to the public.
Glasspockets, a Foundation Center initiative that champions transparency in philanthropy, has launched Eye on the Trump Cabinet, a data-driven resource that documents the charitable activities and contributions of Cabinet members and nominees.