WASHINGTON, DC -- The biennial 2018 U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy found that 90 percent of affluent households gave to charity in 2017, and 48 percent of them volunteered at nonprofits. In addition, annual giving among the wealthy in 2017 rose by 15 percent compared with two years earlier.
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.
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.
NORWALK, CT -- In celebration of Diageo’s Military Service Appreciation Month, Diageo hosted its third annual packing party (#JoinThePack) to benefit United States troops on November 1st.
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.”
NEW HAVEN, CT -- To celebrate their 25th Anniversary, DataHaven has announced the inaugural DataHaven Innovation Awards designed to recognize individuals and groups who employ data to make Connecticut a better place.