Thank you for 100% of Extra Wishes granted!

Sybil Elie Uncategorized 0 Comments

By Sybil Elie, philanthropy administrative assistant When I started with the Community Foundation in October 2018, one of my first tasks was tracking granted wishes from Extra Wish. In this year-end publication, nonprofits submit a tangible wish list and donors choose wishes to grant. Simple enough, right? This was more …

Book Club: The Givers: Wealth, Power and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

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By Alicia Philipp, president and CEO Forty-one years ago when I came to the Community Foundation, no one used the word philanthropy. Fast-forward and it’s used commonly in the ubiquitous lists of big givers in major publications, and the word “philanthropist” is now consistently used to describe people. But what …

Government shutdown impacts nonprofits as well as federal employees

Erin Dreiling News, Philanthropic Resources 0 Comments

Portions of the federal government have been shut down for nearly a month in the longest governmental shutdown in our nation’s history. The consequences are far-reaching, affecting not only the employees that are not being paid, but also the beneficiaries of many of the shuttered programs. Many nonprofit organizations are …