This morning, Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill helped launch a new platform on the Huffington Post that highlights important developments and leading thinkers on social innovation.
With a topic taken from the headlines of today’s newspapers, the Annie E.
Join us for a discussion on the role of a funder relative to the local community when working in place, and address additional challenges when initiating a place-based initiative.
Even as the high human, economic, environmental, and planetary costs of climate change come into sharper focus, global greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, tightening the timeframe for a transition to a low-carbon future.
Welcome to San Francisco! What a way to kick off a conference in such an amazing place! The Bay Area represents so much to so many. This community has incubated great iconoclasts -- leaders, like Harvey Milk, Clint Eastwood, and Maya Angelou.
Where you live shouldn’t determine how far you can go in life. The Opportunity Index is the nation’s first tool to holistically measure opportunity in communities.
Low-income families typically have few options for emergency cash, forcing many to rely on high-cost payday loans for unexpected financial needs.
Americans donated an estimated $335 billion to charitable causes, and foundations an estimated $50 billion in 2013 according to Giving USA. These numbers validate President John F. Kennedy’s notion that philanthropy is “a jewel of an American tradition.”
For over 25 years Blandin Foundation has provided community leadership training across rural Minnesota. One thing we’ve learned is that resilient, vibrant and sustainable communities are anchored in the quality and diversity of their connections.
Huntingburg, Indiana became a “Stellar Community” on August 14, 2014, a distinction that will earn the city $10 million in state monies to fund communities’ projects for strategic development plans.