Grant Alert: Walmart Foundation State Giving Program

The Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program lpays an essential role in the Foundation's mission to create opportunities so people can live better. The Program provides grants to 501(c)(3) organizations ranging from $25,000 to $200,000, depending on the type of program. Deadline: August 11, 2017 The State Giving Program invests in all 50 states, Washington, D.C. … Continue reading Grant Alert: Walmart Foundation State Giving Program

Rihanna Launches Bike Program for Girls in Malawi

Rihanna is continuing her philanthropic endeavors, and this time she’s helping girls in Malawi get to school. In a partnership with bike-sharing organization Ofo, Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation will fund scholarships for girls in Malawi through the foundation’s Global Scholarship Program, and donate bikes to students who need transportation to classes. Continue read this article … Continue reading Rihanna Launches Bike Program for Girls in Malawi

The Next Level of Giving: 4 Research-Proven Strategies to Help You Raise Major Gifts

The idea of raising major gifts can seem elusive and mysterious. However, recent research shows that even those at small and mid-sized nonprofit organizations can raise major gifts with a few small shifts in process and mindset. These changes are simple to make, but not always easy to implement. The question becomes: How much do … Continue reading The Next Level of Giving: 4 Research-Proven Strategies to Help You Raise Major Gifts

Clooney foundation to fund schools for Syrian refugees

NEW YORK  — George Clooney's charitable foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children. The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a new partnership Monday with Google, HP and UNICEF to provide education for more than 3,000 refugee children in Lebanon. George Clooney and his wife, British human-rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, who … Continue reading Clooney foundation to fund schools for Syrian refugees