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2007 Coverage


"Hilton to Donate Bulk of Fortune, Nearly $2.3 Billion, to Foundation," by Roger Yu, USA Today, December 27, 2007
"Hilton Gives Fortune to Charity (not Paris)," by Jia Lynn Yang, Fortune magazine, December 26, 2007
"2007 Databook," Pensions & Investments magazine, December 24, 2007
"Lending a Helping Hand," by Robert Wang,, December 18, 2007
"Searching for Biggest Bang: Health Care a Winner, Arts a Loser as Donors Think Strategically," by Andrew Marks, Crain's New York Business, December 16, 2007
"US Foundations Come Clean," by Lauren Foster, Financial Times, December 10, 2007
"New Online Tool Helps Prospect for Wealthy Clients," Davis D. Janowski,, December 10, 2007
"Nonprofits Must Tap Philanthropy's Diversity," by Todd Cohen, Philanthropy Journal Inside Philanthropy blog, December 10, 2007
"Specialist Discusses Public, Private Aid to Developing World," USINFO Webchat, State Department Documents and Publications, December 3, 2007
"Measurable Impact: Marin Community Foundation's New Course," by Richard Halstead, Marin Independent Journal, December 1, 2007
"Community Foundations Give $3.6 Billion," Nonprofit Business Advisor, December 1, 2007
"New Funding Information Centers Open in U.S., Mexico," Nonprofit Business Advisor, December 1, 2007
"The Giver's Dilemma," by Dan P. Lee, Philadelphia Magazine, December 2007
"Grant Writing," New York State Assembly's Grants Action News, December 1, 2007


"Helping Our Nonprofits Obtain More Grant Money," by Mark Heim,, November 29, 2007
"Foundations Step Up Spending on Efforts that Augment Grant Making," by Marty Michaels, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, November 29, 2007
"Easing Their Burdens," by Eric Frazier, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, November 29, 2007
"A California Grant Maker Offers Local Charities Free Consulting Help," by Darlene M. Siska, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, November 29, 2007
"Insider Tips for Strong Grant Proposals," by Caroline Herbert, The NonProfit Times, November 29, 2007
"The Quiet Owner: Paul Allen," by L. Jon Wertheim, Sports Illustrated, November 27, 2007
"Assistance for Grant Research Available at JWCC," by Kelly Wilson, Quincy Herald-Whig, November 27, 2007
"The Most Elite Club in the World," by Aili McConnon, BusinessWeek, November 26, 2007
"Arkansas Charities No. 1 Beneficiary of Wal-Mart Gifts," by Steve Painter, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, November 25, 2007
"Getting Grant Help," by Laurabree Austin, WSAZ, NewsChannel 3, West Virgina, November 23, 2007
"Obituaries: Harold Alfond, Shoemaker," The Washington Post, November 19, 2007
"Playing Catch-up: Philanthropy and the API Community," by Jean Han, AsianWeek, November 18, 2007
"Nonprofits Aided by Data at Center," by Jeanne Duffey, The Springfield News-Leader, November 18, 2007
"Private Foundations for the Common Man," by Albert B. Crenshaw, The Washington Post, November 18, 2007
"Lending a Hand in the Bay Area," by Ellen Gedalius, The Tampa Tribune, November 18, 2007
"Harold Alfond, Philanthropist and Dexter Shoe Founder, Dies at 93," by Glenn Adams, Associated Press, November 17, 2007
"2006 Giving Sets Record for Walton Foundation," by Mark Minton, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, November 16, 2007
"Around the Region: Salida," Modesto Bee, November 14, 2007
"Women Moving Millions: Ground-breaking Philanthropy Initiative to Propel Financial Power of Women's Foundations Over the $1 Billion Mark," PR Newswire, November 13, 2007
"Seeking More Aid, Gulf Coast Looks to Foundations," by Joseph B. Treaster, The New York Times, November 12, 2007
"The Future of the Arts in Delaware," by Maureen Milford, The News Journal, November 11, 2007
"Community Foundation Benefits the Ohio Valley," by William Daniel, The Intelligencer/ Wheeling News-Register, November 10, 2007
"Foundation Friday: It Isn't Just For Money Anymore," The Nonprofiteer, November 9, 2007
"Foundations Engage Generations, Create Impact," Janice B. Pieterse, Rochester Business Journal, November 9, 2007
"Foundations Increase Spending on Conferences and Other 'Direct' Activities," by Marty Michaels, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, November 8, 2007
"More Than Grantmaking: A First Look at Foundations' Direct Charitable Activities," by Shirl Kennedy,, November 8, 2007
"What in the World Should You Charge for Online Ads?," by Ilana DeBare, The San Francisco Chronicle, November 7, 2007
"Inside Entrepreneurship: No Need to Pay to Find Free Money," by Susan Schreter, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, November 1, 2007
"The Evolution of Instruction in Grant Writing and Research in the Libraries at the University of Utah," by Peter L. Kraus, Library Philosophy and Practice, November 1, 2007
"Finding Funds: Multidisciplinary Funding," by Stephen Wilensky, Music Education Technology, November 1, 2007
"Giving by Community Foundations up, According to Study," Nonprofit Business Advisor, November 1, 2007
"What About My Disease?," by Susan Donaldson James, ABC News, November 1, 2007


"What Gives? More Employers Help Workers Get Involved in the Community," by Dana Knight, The Indianapolis Star, October 26, 2007
"$1 Billion in Storm Relief from Foundations, Business," The NonProfit Times, October 25, 2007
"A Healthy Foundation: Empire Sale May Net $100 Million," by JoNel Aleccia, Spokesman-Review (Washington), October 23, 2007
"Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Makes $9.6 Million in Grants," M2 Wireless News, October 22, 2007
"This Week in New York Business," The New York Sun, October 22, 2007
"Community Outreach: ELC Members and Corporate Partners in the Vanguard of Global Philanthropy," by Michael Tucker, The New York Times magazine, Special Advertising Supplement, October 21, 2007
"Money That Could Spark Growth Leaves Michigan," by Katherine Yung, Detroit Free Press, October 21, 2007
"Where Does a Nonprofit Organization Go for Funding?," by Carol McLaughlin, Florida Weekly, October 18, 2007
"Local News and Events," The Californian, October 18, 2007
"Report: Help of Nonprofits Running Dry," by Joe Gyan Jr., The Advocate (New Orleans), October 16, 2007
"Our Community for 10/16/07," The York Dispatch, October 16, 2007
"Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Awards $9.6 Million in Grants: Latest Grants Benefit Nearly 100 Nonprofit Organizations in the Pacific Northwest," PR Newswire, October 16, 2007
Also ran in
"Calendar of Events," Redlands Daily Facts, October 16, 2007
"Report: Nonprofits Crucial to Post-K Recovery in New Orleans and Elsewhere Along Gulf Coast," New Orleans CityBusiness, October 15, 2007
"Georgia Giving Rises While Assets Dip," Philanthropy Journal, October 11, 2007
"Courses Set for Writing Grants," by Priscilla Frulla, Biloxi Sun Herald, October 11, 2007
"Bulletin board: Oct. 10, 2007," Grant Proposal Program Held at the Kanawha County Public Library, Charleston Gazette, October 10, 2007
"Road to Recovery," featuring an interview with Steven Lawrence, senior director of research at the Foundation Center, on Gulf Coast disaster funding, hosted by Ray Romero, ClearChannel Radio, October 8, 2007 (note: interview starts 14 min. into the recording)
"Yuma Library Helps Grant Writers, Nonprofits," by Juana M. Gyek, Yuma Sun, October 7, 2007
"Fundraising Training to be Offered in Spanish," Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 5, 2007


"Managing Nonprofits: Doing Good Takes Some Doing," by Michael D. Kerlin, Newsday, September 30, 2007
"In Big Banks' Hands, Trusts Often Give Fewer Grants," by Stephanie Strom, The New York Times, September 29, 2007
"Community Foundations Give $3.6 Billion," Philanthropy Journal, September 25, 2007
"Georgia Foundations’ Giving is on the Rise," by Maria Saporta, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 25, 2007
"Devoted Donors," St. Petersburg Times, September 17, 2007
"Ten Groups Get $10,000 in Grants," by Rodney Hart, Quincy Herald-Whig, September 14, 2007
"Representatives of Nonprofits to Learn About Funding Sources,", September 10, 2007
"Complex Job Will Require a Careful Search," by Fred Mann, The Wichita Eagle, September 9, 2007
"$8B Gift to Make Leona Helmsley's Trust No. 7 in Nation," by Jose Martinez,, September 2, 2007


"Rebuilding New Orleans," by Jose Martinez,, August 30, 2007
"Two Years since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita," by Amanda Adams,, August 29, 2007
"Mississippi Sixth On List of Where Money Went," by Anita Lee, Biloxi Sun Herald, August 28, 2007
"After $131.8 Million, Donors Cite Slow Katrina Work," by Laurence Arnold,, August 27, 2007
"Report Tracks Corporate Katrina Giving," by Associated Press, Published in: Houston Chronicle, Times-Picayune, The Advocate (New Orleans), Jackson Clarion Ledger, Biloxi Sun-Herald, August 27, 2007
"'Giving While Living' Alters Inheritances," by Mindy Fetterman, USA Today, August 24, 2007
"Donors: The Next Generation," The NonProfit Times, August 20, 2007
"Our Opinion: Grants Center a Plus for the Area," Marietta Times, August 14, 2007
"Seminar Designed to Teach Immigrant Nonprofits about Funding Options," by Dena Levitz, The Examiner, August 13, 2007
"Another Great Tool for the Grant Writer's Research or Prospecting," Seeking Grant Money Today (Blog), August 1, 2007
"Foundations Give Record $40.7 billion," Philanthropy Journal, August 7, 2007
"The NPT Power & Influence Top 50," The NonProfit Times, August 6, 2007
"Online Foundation Databases," by Waddy Thompson, The NonProfit Times, August 1, 2007


"Small-Town Philanthropy," by Suzanne Perry, Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 27, 2007
"Rural States Possess a Small Percentage of the Nation's Foundation Assets," by Suzanne Perry, Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 27, 2007
"Carter, Engelhardt Announce Exits," by Suzanne Perry, The NonProfit Times, July 1, 2007


"U.S. Charitable Giving Reaches $295.02 Billion in 2006," PR Newswire, June 25, 2007
"Mind Your Business: Don't Believe Offers to Secure Government Grants for a Fee," by Ilana DeBare, San Francisco Chronicle, June 20, 2007
"Big Picture Thinking at Heart of New Publication," by Joanne Fritz,, June 17, 2007
"A Golden Age of Philanthropy," by George H. Walper Jr., Catherine S. McBreen, On Wall Street, June 1, 2007
"Pill-anthropy: Drug Firms Are Giving Record Amounts of Freebie Drugs to Charities. Is It Healthy?," by Stacie Z. Berg, Contribute New York, May/June 2007 issue


"Corporate Foundations Gave $4.2 Billion in 2006, Report Says," by Laurence Arnold,,
May 15, 2007
"Building the Foundation," by Hildy Medina, Hispanic Business Magazine, May 4, 2007
"Rich & Richer: Golden Age of Philanthropy," by Christina Cheddar Berk,, May 2, 2007


"Doing Write," by Jessi Hempel, Business Week, April 30, 2007
"Walton Death Could Spur Historic Wealth Transfer," by Jim Hopkins,, April 23, 2007
"Bridging the Rural Charity Gap," by Robert J. Hughes, The Wall Street Journal, April 20, 2007
"Families Wrestle with Closing Foundations," by Sally Beatty, The Wall Street Journal, April 17, 2007
"Foundation Giving Tops $40 Billion," published in Philanthropy Journal, April 17, 2007
"Ask and Receive: How to Find Grants to Help Pay for Your Ideas," by Meghan Rubado, The Post-Standard, April 17, 2007
"Growing Number of Family Funds Set Deadline for Closing," by, Noelle Barton, Caroline Bermudez, Maria Di Mento, An W. Howard, and Sam Kean, Chronicle of Philanthropy, April 17, 2007
"The Nonprofit Industrial Complex," by Gerard Alexander, The Weekly Standard, April 16, 2007
"Library Allies with network," by GE Lawrence, The Phoenix,
April 16, 2007
"New Resource Center at Library," The Mining Journal,
April 14, 2007
"What's New at Peter White Public Library," The Mining Journal,
April 13, 2007
"Giving by US Foundations up 11.7 Percent," by Charles Storch, The Chicago Tribune, April 5, 2007
"Foundations Gave 11.7 Percent More in 2006, Study Says,", April 5, 2007
"Foundation Giving Continued Double-Digit Growth in 2006," The Battle Creek Enquirer, April 5, 2007
"Foundations' Giving Is Said to Have Set Record in '06," by Stephanie Strom, The New York Times, April 3, 2007
"Group Studies 'Philanthropic Divide' in Rural Communities," by John Harrington, Helena Independent Record, April 2, 2007
"Nonprofit Sharing," The Library Journal, April 1, 2007


"Hedge-Fund Philanthropy Comes with Strings," by Lisa Scherzer,, March 29, 2007
"Cause-Related Marketing," by Joanne Fritz,,
March 28, 2007
"Foundation Grants Are on the Increase," by Robert Cole, The Kansas City Star, March 27, 2007
"UND Named Beneficiary," by Amy Dalrymple,, March 25, 2007
"European Foundations Less Diversified than US Counterparts, Research Finds," by Emily Newman, Pensions & Investments,
March 19, 2007
"Doing Some Homework Can Help You Avoid Becoming Victim of Grant Scams,", March 18, 2007
"US Foundation Giving Keeps Surging, and Changing," by Paul Botts,, March 17, 2007
"Fortin Dies with Legacy of Giving," by Mary Pickett and Donna Healy, The Billings Gazette, March 16, 2007
"Philanthropist Mary Alice Fortin Dies in Florida," The Associated Press, The Ledger, The Palm Beach Post, The Sun-Sentinel, The Miami Herald, The Herald Tribune, March 16, 2007


"New York Times Honors Georgian with 2006 Librarian of Year Award," Georgia Public Library Service News, February 2007
"High-Dollar Giving is 'Contagious,'" by Martha T. Moore, USA TODAY, February 27, 2007
"Small Family Foundations Become Growth Industry," by Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun, February 23, 2007
"Conservatives Waging War on Nonprofits," by Robert Koulish, The Baltimore Sun, February 16, 2007
"Report: NC Foundations Gave Nearly $900M in '05," Triangle Business Journal, February 16, 2007
"NCGives Releases New Trends in Philanthropic Giving," Market Wire News, February 14, 2007
"Family Foundations Growing," Philanthropy Journal,
February 12, 2007
"Study: Pittsburghers Among Stingiest for Charitable Contributions," by Dan Fitzpatrick, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 2, 2007
"Philanthropy's New Math," by Stanley N. Katz, The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 2, 2007


"Report Ranks European, US Foundations," PNN Online,
January 16, 2007
"Deerheart Foundation in Process of Obtaining Funds," by Susan Cort Johnson, Lassen County Times, January 9, 2007
"Ford: Scrooge or Santa?" by Jeremy MacNealy, The Motley Fool,, January 4, 2007


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