Barack Obama Supports The Philanthropic Sector

Barack Obama is said to be the first president to truly understand and support the importance of the evolving nonprofit sector. Since the start of his term, Obama's administration has already...more

Nonprofits to Get Slice of Federal Grants for Overhead Costs

The Office of Management and Budget has laid out a new rule indicating that nonprofits will now be able to secure up to 10 percent out of their federal grants and contracts to pay for overhead, or...more

Five Ways to Get Free Legal Help for Your Social Enterprise

Steve Moilanen, a social entrepreneur, shares his experiences on getting free legal help for social entrepreneurs. Moilanen stresses that it's not about how to avoid needing legal help but how to...more

Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation Announces First Grants

Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ), has announced its charitable foundation's first four grants for organizations serving Oregon and Washington State and an education...more

New Director of AmeriCorps

William C. Basl, the executive director of Washington Commission for National and Community Service, has been appointed as a director of the national-service program called the AmeriCorps. He was...more

Obama Announces U.S. Support for Civic Movements Wordwide

President Obama calls on federal agencies to build more alliances with charities and community groups abroad and ensure that foreign governments do not "dictate the nature of U.S. assistance to civil...more

Local Foundations Provide Grants to Northwest Public Radio for Bilingual News Program
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation

Northwest Public Radio has acquired donations from several nonprofits to establish a a bilingual team to report on local news in the Yakima Valley by early 2014. The project\'s initial investment...more

Bramlage family dies in plane crash

Rom Bramlage, together with his wife and their four children, were killed due to a plane crash in a swampy area of central Florida. The family was heading home to Junction City, Kansas from the...more

New Summer Program Targets Winchester's At-Risk Youth

The Accelerated Summer Program to Increase Readiness and Engagement (ASPIRE) brings together dozens of eighth- and ninth-grade students for an unique field trip that focuses on civic...more

Darren Walker Addresses Staff in New Role as Ford Foundation President
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Ford Foundation welcomes Darren Walker as its incoming president. Walker addresses the staff with a speech of gratitude. He says, \"The first time I walked into our iconic headquarters as an...more

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