Tag Archives: philanthropy

Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking

Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking Source: Foundation Center Each year foundations globally fund efforts to ensure the protection and promotion of human rights. Our latest key findings report, Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking provides a snapshot of the landscape of global human rights grantmaking in 2012. Written by Foundation […]

Foundation Grants to Rural Areas from 2005 to 2010: Trends and Patterns

Foundation Grants to Rural Areas from 2005 to 2010: Trends and Patterns Source: USDA Economic Research Service ERS estimates that the value of U.S. foundation grants to benefit rural areas was 6-7 percent of total domestic grants in 2010.

Giving USA: Americans Donated an Estimated $358.38 Billion to Charity in 2014; Highest Total in Report’s 60-year History

Giving USA: Americans Donated an Estimated $358.38 Billion to Charity in 2014; Highest Total in Report’s 60-year History Source: Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University Americans gave an estimated $358.38 billion to charity in 2014, surpassing the peak last seen before the Great Recession, according to the 60th anniversary edition of Giving USA released […]