FRF has announced that it will award $370K to organizations working in human services and teen pregnancy prevention in Fresno, Tulare, Madera, Kings, Merced, and Mariposa counties. FRF, with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, will award $250K to organizations working to reduce teen pregnancy in the San Joaquin Valley and $120K for capacity-building strategies. Info and app:
Community Partner Initiation (CPI) recruits and supports Los Angeles based candidates seeking the master of Business Administration in Nonprofit Management at American Jewish University (AJU). AJU awards tuition grants for approximately 55% of tuition costs. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 310.440.1260, or visit
Total charitable contributions by individuals, corporations, and foundations $298.42B in 2011, up 4% percent in dollars and 0.9% in inflation-adjusted dollars from $286.91B in 2010, a new report from the Giving USA Foundation and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University finds. FULL PRESS RELEASE: “Has America’s Charitable Giving Climbed Out of Its Great Recession-Fueled Trough?” Giving USA Press Release 6/19/12.
Deadline: July 16. Grants between $15K – $35K for original documentary films in the latter stages of post-production that address Jewish history, life, culture, and identity. Info and app:
While many industries in 2010 were struggling to recover from the recession, the nonprofit arts and culture industry continued to serve as an economic engine for the country, pumping billions of dollars into the national economy, a new report from the “Americans for the Arts” finds. FULL ARTICLE: “America’s Nonprofit Arts Industry Generates $135.2 Billion in Economic Activity and Supports 4.1 Million Jobs According to Americans for the Arts’ Arts & Economic Prosperity IV Study.”
The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation have announced $300K to fund the creation and production of new plays by California playwrights. Info and app: http://foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/gerbode/