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Tapping into $10B in Employee-Directed Giving

Smart grant seekers can take advantage of a growing trend in the world of philanthropy, matching gifts or employee-directed giving.

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

California Hilton Foundation Invests $3 Million in Pay-for-Success: The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation gives $3 million toward a pay-for-success project aimed at reducing recidivism among the homeless in Los Angeles County. The county's first public-private partnership to be funded through a p...

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Important Funding Related Research from Around the Nation

Nonprofit Compensation Up, but Still Lags for Women: Although increases in nonprofit CEO compensation have nearly recovered to pre-recession levels, female nonprofit executives' compensation still lags that of men in comparable positions, a report from GuideStar finds. Based on FY 2015 data reported...

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

Arizona $1.6 M Supports Girl Scouts Capital Campaign: The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation makes a $1.6 million matching gift to the Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council in support of the council's $18 million fundraising campaign. The goal of the Campaign for Girls in Arizona is to provide th...

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Faith-Based Groups Can Obtain Support, Services

Forming partnerships with public and private groups and making connections with federal and private funders can help faith-based groups obtain dollars.

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Georgia Announces $1.5M in Grants to Support WIOA Partnerships

The Georgia Dept. of Economic Development distributes $1.5 million in Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding to support the development of sector partnerships in six workforce regions in the state The awards are part of a $3 million competitive grant program to build sector partner...

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Committee FY 2018 Spending Bill Would Cut WIOA, Workforce Programs

We are hosting a webinar on WIOA: Using the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to Get the Funding You Need. To register, go to: https://goo.gl/4yKwfi

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Important Children and Youth Related Research

Homeless Youth Likely Human Trafficking Victim: Nearly a fifth of homeless youth in the United States and Canada are victims of trafficking, reports from the University of Pennsylvania and Loyola University New Orleans find. Based on interviews with 911 homeless youth between the ages of 17 and 25 in 13 cities, researchers at Penn's Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research and Loyola's Modern Slavery Research Project found that a combined 19.4% of those interviewed were victims of trafficking.

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Spending Panel Reduces DoEd FY 2018 Funding Cuts Sought by Trump

The bill maintains funding for Preschool Development Grants at $250 million, the same as the FY 2017 enacted level. These are the successor to the Obama administration's Race to the Top (R2T) grants, which were widely popular with both the states and appropriators.

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Foundation Report: Don’t Backtrack on Gains for Children

Expanded access to healthcare and new tools -- such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) -- have improved the well-being of children, according to the latest 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book.

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