Scholarships for Grantseeker Training Courses are Available
Scholarships are now available for representatives from under-resourced nonprofits in Northern California to attend the Foundation Center's training courses. This initiative is generously supported by contributions from Pacific Gas and Electric Company. These scholarships are designed to assist small, community-based nonprofit organizations to build their internal capacity in preparation for seeking financial support from foundations, corporations, or other institutional grantmakers.
If you represent a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in California with a budget under $1,000,000, you are eligible to apply.
Where Do We Go From Here? Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys
Drawing on eight years of grants data and twenty years of history, this report describes important trends in foundation funding for black men and boys. It also describes innovative philanthropic efforts in the field. While disparities faced by black males remain staggering, new partnerships and initiatives based on an assets-based approach and institutional supports may be on the cusp of turning the tide.
Unlocking Gaming Potential: Ted Mitchell on the NewSchools Venture Fund/Zynga.org Learning Games Accelerator
June 14, 2013
What is important when it comes to forming partnerships with tech organizations? How do organizations approach corporations and other organizations when partnering on a new project? Learn from the NewSchools Venture Fund/Zynga.org Learning Games Accelerator. Earlier this year, NewSchools Venture Fund and Zynga.org announced a partnership to form a learning games accelerator. Ted Mitchell, CEO of NewSchools Venture Fund, discusses the partnership, the accelerator, and what nonprofits should consider when embarking on collaborations with other organizations.