Arts Funding is on the Chopping Block in Many States. Can Donors Fill the Gap?

Arts Funding is on the Chopping Block in Many States. Can Donors Fill the Gap?

As state governments cuts support for the arts, regional donors often try to fill the gap. For a particularly stark example of this phenomenon, we turn our attention to Florida, where private wealth is offsetting some cuts to public arts funding.

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Three Things to Know About the AGL Resources Private Foundation

Three Things to Know About the AGL Resources Private Foundation

Energy companies across America have emerged as significant local funders that small and mid-size nonprofits depend on for support. Here are three things to know about the AGL Resources Private Foundation and where grantseekers can now turn for funding in the Southeast.

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Miami Rising: Two of the Funders Behind the City's Emergence an International Arts Hot Spot

Miami Rising: Two of the Funders Behind the City's Emergence an International Arts Hot Spot

In a little over a decade, Miami has developed one of the country's most vibrant arts ecosystems. We take a closer look at the two funders most responsible for its rapid ascent: the Knight Foundation and real estate developer Jorge M. Pérez.

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How the SunTrust Foundation Gives in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic States

How the SunTrust Foundation Gives in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic States

The SunTrust Foundation, based in Atlanta, launched its Lighting the Way awards program in 2016 to recognize nonprofits in its market areas building financial confidence in their communities. Where are grants going?

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Tuned In: What This Health Legacy Foundation is Doing for Local Nonprofits

Tuned In: What This Health Legacy Foundation is Doing for Local Nonprofits

Health legacy foundations are playing a growing role in local grantmaking—often in ways that are nimble and responsive to nonprofit needs. The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg is a great example of that.

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"Fundable, Doable, and Measurable." A Foundation's Success Against Homelessness

"Fundable, Doable, and Measurable." A Foundation's Success Against Homelessness

After years of frustration, grantmakers are optimistic about reducing chronic homelessness and are scoring notable gains in some cities. We talk to a top Florida funder about its breakthrough work in Orlando. 

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Yes, Men’s Giving Circles Exist! How Guys Are Stepping Up to Give Locally

Yes, Men’s Giving Circles Exist! How Guys Are Stepping Up to Give Locally

A common rap on men and philanthropy is that they're apt to operate in hierarchical or ego-driven ways. But that stereotype is overblown, and we're finding more examples of men coming together to give. 

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