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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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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Which Funders Care About Appalachia and What Are They Up To?

Which Funders Care About Appalachia and What Are They Up To?

Almost nowhere did Trump win bigger than in Appalachia, an area experiencing a wrenching transition. We look at a funders network with an optimistic vision for the region.

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