The Albuquerque Community Foundation is helping its city become an emerging hub of philanthropy in the southwest. Here’s what New Mexico groups should know about the community foundation’s giving strategy.
This Central Texas foundation is a prime example of a regional health funder doubling down on equity as it serves booming Austin and several rural communities. Here are a few noteworthy steps it’s taking.
Beginning in 2018, Patricia Mejia oversaw the San Antonio Area Foundation’s adoption of trust-based philanthropy practices. It wasn’t always easy, but the move is paying off for grantees and the foundation.
Here is an overview of both the Whiteman Foundation and the Whiteman 4G Foundation so that Arizona grantseekers can better understand how they operate alongside each other.
Eleven private foundations make up the Tucson Foundations, which are overseen by the Lohse family. Here are a few things to know about the Tucson Foundations and how they approach grantmaking in the region.
The Trends Charitable Fund is an extension of Trends Magazine, a publication geared toward affluent readers in Arizona. This is a good funder for nonprofits in the state to know, since it keeps its focus on Arizona.
Since 1994, the firm PICOR has channeled its charitable efforts through the PICOR Charitable Foundation. Here are a few things to know about this foundation, including how and where it gives in Arizona.
Here’s what local nonprofits in the Southwest should know about Phoenix Suns Charities and how to secure a grant from this NBA sports team funder.
The Anschutz family is the wealthiest in Colorado, and though its best known philanthropy is that of Philip Anschutz, the smaller Anschutz Family Foundation is a stalwart supporter of rural communities in the state.
Back in 1930, Louise and Thomas Marshall created the Marshall Foundation. Here are a few things to know about how the foundation seeks to enhance the lives of people in the Tucson area of Arizona.
Here’s what nonprofits should know about the Arizona-based Lovell Foundation’s planned sunset and how they can still secure a grant from this funder before the end of 2024.
Texas billionaire Charles Butt is a significant donor to education in the state and beyond, with an emphasis on supporting public schools. Here’s a crash course on his foundation, which gives millions to the cause annually.
Philanthropy in the Southwest is dynamic and varied, with oil-rich families, recent transplants, and community foundations all playing their part. Our latest briefing offers a rundown, with plenty of links to past coverage.
Instituto works through a 501(c)(3), a 501(c)(4) and a PAC to cultivate in-state funding. Here’s what it’s doing to support progressive power-building, and how it’s reckoning with the fact that demographics doesn’t always equal destiny.
Humberto Lopez and his wife, Czarina, created their own private family foundation called the H.S. Lopez Family Foundation. Here’s an overview of their grantmaking and how to connect with this funder.
The Galveston, Texas-based Moody Foundation is a pivotal player in a state full of deep-pocketed grantmakers. We take a deep dive into its history, funding priorities, and how nonprofits can access support.
In 2004, the trailblazing attorney Antonia Hernández took the helm of the California Community Foundation. We recently checked in with her to discuss her career, how philanthropy is changing, and much more.
Philanthropy as a sector hasn’t been great at funding rural places. Guest author Jerry Neal Kenney weighs in on how grantmakers can change that, beginning with empowering local institutions.
As an overview for Arizona grantseekers, here are a few things to know about the Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation right now.
Although the Garcia Family Foundation flies under the radar, this funder has been giving away millions of dollars each year. Here is some information about how GFF gives locally in Arizona.
Arizona Together for Impact is a three-year initiative formed in 2019 to support nonprofit collaboration. Before time runs out on getting this organization’s support, here are a few important facts to know.
Since 1982, the Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country has been providing a 10-county region of Texas with grants and scholarships. Here’s what local nonprofits should know about this funder.
So many Waltons, so much money. Aside from the big foundation, several heirs have their own philanthropies, and they can be hard to keep track of. Here’s a list of 12 Walton family foundations, with brief summaries of their giving.
For former teacher Annie Jacob, K-12 philanthropy is close to the heart. She and her husband Ryan Jacob have been big donors to groups that support children and people with disabilities, reflecting their values and experiences.
For 90 years, the Colorado-based Sachs Foundation has been laser-focused on supporting Black students in the state. The funder awards millions in scholarships annually—and has seen a spike in interest in the past year.
Cardinal Charities is one of the longest-running team foundations in the NFL and also an accessible one for local grantseekers. Here are a few things to know about Cardinal Charities if you’re running a nonprofit in Arizona.
Here’s what Southeast New Mexico grantseekers should know about this community foundation’s support for education and other opportunities for local grants.
The Katherine C. Carmody Charitable Trust is a Texas-specific grantmaker that welcomes unsolicited grant applications from local nonprofits. It supports education, reducing juvenile incarceration, and other human services work.
The Walton Family Foundation is the best-known philanthropy of America’s richest family. But the clan maintains many other grantmaking funds. Here’s what we know about these third-generation heirs’ low-profile foundations.
Equality Can’t Wait recently announced the winners of its $48 million contest to support gender equality. We take a closer look at who the four top grantees are, and what an infusion of $10 million will allow them to do.