The second a disaster strikes, it is a terrible situation; something you cannot imagine. The next few minutes, hours, days, and weeks could be worse. The good news is, with the right collaborative team in place, they can be better.
Columbus, Indiana is a town of 46,000 best known for being the worldwide headquarters of Cummins Inc. and according to the Smithsonian Magazine a “veritable museum of modern architecture”
Ambassador James Joseph addresses the 2014 Fall Conference for Community Foundations
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Recap: 2014 Fall Conference for Community Foundations; Council President Defends Endowed Philanthropy in New York Times; Happenings on the Hill; Congress: Pass the America Gives More Act During Lame Duck; Trending
As part of the 2014 Fall Conference for Community Foundations, The Cleveland Foundation and the Council on Foundations honored William S. White, CEO of the Mott Foundation, for his work to promote community philanthropy.
Lessons from a tsunami warning: SVCF study of coastal disaster preparedness brings change to local communities
Immediately after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan in 2011, people feared a tsunami might be triggered on the San Mateo County coast, a beautiful area south of San Francisco that includes numerous small towns, rural farmland and redwood for
Before “gift” was a verb, it was a noun – and in Indiana it was GIFT, an all-caps philanthropic initiative of Lilly Endowment Inc. to help Indiana communities build and strengthen a network of community foundations.
As we celebrate and ponder a century of Community Foundation impact in our society, the convergence of community and climate is increasingly relevant.
100 years. A lot happens in 100 years. Just take a moment to imagine life in 1914. An unprecedented World War was just starting. The Great Depression, the Civil Rights movement, and personal computers were still in the future.