New Requests for Proposals(Grants People)!

 Arts and Culture MacArthur Foundation Announces Open Call for Documentary Film Proposals Grants ranging from $50,000 to $200,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations for the production and distribution of social-issue documentary films intended for a broad audience…. Posted on October 12, 2011 Deadline: December 2, 2011 Innovative Arts Ideas Invited for Second Annual Philadelphia […]

Making the Most of Your Off-Season-Part 1

Making the Most of Your Off-Season, Part 1 July 18, 2011, 11:32 am By Rob Jenkins Here we are, roughly halfway between the end of the spring hiring cycle at community colleges and the first of the fall job announcements. Welcome to the academic job hunter’s off-season. If you’re still looking for a tenure-track position, […]


Will conduct outreach sessions throughout the state July 5 – 12   Baton Rouge, La. – The Foundation for Louisiana will begin accepting grant requests to fund projects that increase economic opportunity for marginalized Louisiana communities.  The Foundation has released its grantmaking strategy and application guidelines reflecting its commitment to supporting community-driven projects dedicated to […]


New RFPs Arts and Culture Tides Announces Thirty-Fifth Anniversary Social Justice Poster Design Contest Professional and amateur artists from all backgrounds are invited to submit designs celebrating Tides’ social change work and compete for a cash award of $500 and other honors…. Posted on June 29, 2011 Deadline: August 15, 2011 Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s […]

The New Relationship Between Philanthropy and Business

Byline: Caroline Bermudez/By: Jason Saul Corporations are increasingly moving away from social-responsibility programs that just give away money and more toward using philanthropy as a business strategy that produces both financial and societal returns. As a result, nonprofit organizations must find new ways to work with companies other than asking for donations, writes Jason Saul, […]

Annual Fund Giving & Getting Guidelines for Trustees

By: Tony Poderis All of your organization’s fund-raising campaigns must have the leadership and the financial support of your Board of Trustees. The most important of those development efforts should be the raising of funds necessary to maintain and enhance your organization’s programs and services year after year. This is accomplished through the Annual Fund Campaign. […]

Prudential Announces $38 Million in Grants, Social Investments

The Prudential Foundation has announced six grants totaling $4.2 million to nonprofits working to improve the lives of people in the United States, Mexico, and Brazil. In addition, the “social investments” unit of the insurance giant’s Community Resources Department has announced that it awarded $33.8 million in new investments to support education, youth, community development, and nonprofit […]