Youth, Hunger, and the Environment: How This Long Island Grantmaker Has Been Giving Lately

Youth, Hunger, and the Environment: How This Long Island Grantmaker Has Been Giving Lately

The Long Island Community Foundation has been on the local grantmaking scene since 1978 and recently awarded its first round of grants for 2019. We take a look at where the money is going and the priorities of this local funder.

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With a Focus on New Jersey, the Burke Foundation Supports Early Childhood and Arts Education

With a Focus on New Jersey, the Burke Foundation Supports Early Childhood and Arts Education

Johnson & Johnson’s long-time CEO, James Burke, established a grantmaking foundation with his wife that focuses on New Jersey. Here are a few details to know about the James E. and Diane W. Burke Foundation’s grantmaking.

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A Community Foundation Takes Up the Fight Against Lead Poisoning

A Community Foundation Takes Up the Fight Against Lead Poisoning

With an aging housing stock, lead paint poisoning is a bigger deal in the city of Syracuse than many other places around the country. Here’s how one local funder is trying to address the problem.

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Grief in Schools: A Funder’s National Push to Expand Support for Childhood Bereavement

Grief in Schools: A Funder’s National Push to Expand Support for Childhood Bereavement

Only 7 percent of teachers have received bereavement training, despite the fact that about one in 15 kids will experience the death of a parent or sibling before reaching the age of 18. Here’s what one funder is doing to close the grief training gap.

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This 172-Year-Old Bank is Giving Millions in New England and the Tri-State Area

This 172-Year-Old Bank is Giving Millions in New England and the Tri-State Area

The Berkshire Bank Foundation gives at least $2 million annually to nonprofits that operate within the bank’s territory—which includes Massachusetts, Vermont, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. We take a closer look.

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Who’s Bringing New Funding and Energy to Foster Care Issues in New York?

Who’s Bringing New Funding and Energy to Foster Care Issues in New York?

Helping vulnerable children has always been a staple of philanthropy. Foster care is one area that’s attracting new funder attention lately, including by a new funder collaborative in New York City.

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