Here’s How the Ketchikan Community Foundation Gives in Alaska

Here’s How the Ketchikan Community Foundation Gives in Alaska

Managing over 500 funds, the Alaska Community Foundation is the center for philanthropy in this far northwest state. Yet in a place so geographically vast, it’s the affiliate funds and partner foundations that really link resources to residents.

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How a Big Community Foundation Embraces Impact Investing in Arizona

How a Big Community Foundation Embraces Impact Investing in Arizona

Along with prominent community funders like the Cleveland Foundation and the San Francisco Foundation, the Arizona Community Foundation is emerging as a national impact investing leader. Here’s how ACF approaches nonprofit loans.

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In Worcester, Massachusetts, a Funder Is Giving Attention to Early Education

In Worcester, Massachusetts, a Funder Is Giving Attention to Early Education

Like many community foundations, the Greater Worcester Community Foundation has broad interests. But lately it has been particularly interested in the region’s very youngest residents, which is good news for early learning-focused groups.

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"All of the Tools in Our Tool Belt." A Community Foundation Steps Up its Impact Investing

"All of the Tools in Our Tool Belt." A Community Foundation Steps Up its Impact Investing

The momentum behind impact investing is being further fueled by a growing sense of urgency among funders up against large-scale equity challenges in top metro areas. The San Francisco Foundation is the latest funder looking to bring more cash to the fight.

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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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How and Where the Coastal Community Foundation Gives in SoCal

How and Where the Coastal Community Foundation Gives in SoCal

The Encinitas-based Coastal Community Foundation is very involved in the local mental health and education scenes, and it awarded over $600,000 to groups last year. Here are a few things nonprofits along the Southern California coast should know about this grantmaker.

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The Arctic Slope Community Foundation: What Grantseekers in Alaska Need to Know

The Arctic Slope Community Foundation: What Grantseekers in Alaska Need to Know

There are quite a few community foundations in the state of Alaska, many of them affiliates of the Anchorage-based Alaska Community Foundation. But there’s another community funder in Anchorage worth discussing as well, and this one is interested in the small communities in the far-northern reaches of the state.

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