The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation does more than you might think. Until June 1, it's accepting letters of inquiry for capital funding requests related to education and health.
A foundation bails out a debt-ridden performance hall in Dallas, a city facing fiscal problems, and provides $10 million to smaller organizations in the process. What's not to love? Quite a bit, it turns out.
The Thornburg Foundation has found a niche for itself by focusing on issues important to New Mexico through a policy lens. We look at what this funder is up to.
Local nonprofits in this region should definitely get to know this funder a bit better and understand where recent funds have been flowing. Let’s take a closer look.
When a funder we've never heard of makes an eight-figure neuroscience gift to an out-of-the-way university, we can't help wondering what the backstory might be.
The Arizona Community Foundation's latest round of grants offers a good glimpse into the priorities of this prominent funder right now. Here's a look.
Add Austin to the list of cities where foundations are backing prominent downtown parks projects. How's the usual public-private formula working out in this case?
The Cullen Foundation has been on the local philanthropy scene in Houston since 1947, but recently caught our attention because a new leader stepped in to take charge. We take a closer look.
Funders who can find the right leverage points for improving big, traditional public school systems can have a huge impact. That's the goal of a $100 million gift in Texas, focusing on leadership.
2016 was a challenging year for donors and nonprofits in West Texas. We look at how the Permian Basin Area Foundation is responding and two big priorities that have emerged.
The Episcopal Health Foundation in Texas is one of the largest state-focused health funders in the country. Its priorities offer a broader window into where healthcare philanthropy has been heading.
What really stood out with the Inasmuch Foundation's end-of-2016 grantmaking is this funder's unwavering support for capital campaigns.
GKFF funding is down a bit with just $4.7 million in new grants around Tulsa. But yet again, human services causes emerged as a top priority for this locally focused funder.
Central Texas has one of the fastest growing senior populations in the country right now, and those seniors are looking for services to meet their increasing needs. St. David's Foundation is on the case.
Back in February, the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, which is part of the San Antonio Area Foundation, announced that it would be nearly doubling funding for local nonprofits. Where's the money going?
OCCF has quite a few affiliate foundations, and today we’re taking a look at one of them called the Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation.
The Tulsa-based Schusterman Family Foundation released a interactive resource to help nonprofits evaluate and share the impact of their work. We take a look.
Two presidents of the largest philanthropies in Houston argue that philanthropy can’t (and shouldn’t) close gaps or solve problems created by poor public policy choices. So what's the solution?