Easy Come, Easy Go: New Community Funds Emerge and Are Quickly Spent in Pennsylvania

Easy Come, Easy Go: New Community Funds Emerge and Are Quickly Spent in Pennsylvania

A local group created two new charitable funds at the community foundation in Erie, Pennsylvania to spend down its assets. Here’s how those funds were quickly depleted and where Erie County nonprofits can still turn to for support.

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A National Education Funder Makes its Home Region a Priority with “Good Neighbor” Grants

A National Education Funder Makes its Home Region a Priority with “Good Neighbor” Grants

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a major supporter of college access with a broad geographic focus. But the Virginia-based organization also makes its home region a priority, giving significantly each year for education in the Mid-Atlantic States.

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What Philadelphia Grantseekers Should Know About the Alan and Jill Miller Foundation

What Philadelphia Grantseekers Should Know About the Alan and Jill Miller Foundation

Alan and Jill Miller have historically been quiet philanthropists, giving through a family foundation they set up in the 1990s. Yet the couple’s charitable assets have grown and their grantmaking in the Philly area has gained prominence.  

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What Grantseekers Should Know About Sidney Kimmel’s Philadelphia Giving

What Grantseekers Should Know About Sidney Kimmel’s Philadelphia Giving

With a net worth of around $1.3 billion and a philanthropic foundation that’s been around since the early 1990s, Sidney Kimmel is a familiar name to nonprofit leaders in Philadelphia. What causes and organizations does he support?

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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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