Philanthropy News

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Announcing the 2019 RSVP Competition Notice of Funding Opportunity

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is pleased to release the 2019 RSVP Competition Notice of Funding Opportunity. For decades, RSVP has effectively engaged older Americans in meeting national and community needs that deliver lasting, meaningful results. With this Notice, CNCS intends to fund successful applicants that increase the impact of volunteers age 55 and older, serving in a diverse range of activities in response to local community needs. Notice of Intent to Apply is October 10, 2018.

Thursday, September 13, 2018
The Growth in Total Household Giving Is Camouflaging a Decline in Giving by Small and Medium Donors: What Can We Do about It?

BOSTON, MA -- Research on giving in the United States has now produced definitive empirical evidence to show a decline in the participation and amounts donated by “small” and “medium” (actually, median) donors and an increasing reliance on “large” donors. That lead sentence should make every reader stop and envision the future of philanthropy in our democracy. Nonprfit Quarterly's Patrick Rooney writes in support of a universal charitable deduction.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The Prosperity Foundation to Kick Off Inaugural #GIVEBLACKCT Day of Giving

CONNECTICUT -- In observance of Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) in August, The Prosperity Foundation (TPF) will officially launch its first-of-its-kind annual #GIVEBLACKCT giving campaign on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Commencing at 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on the 29th, TPF will host its official on-line, and social media “Give Back by Investing in Our Community Day.”