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icon(1)December 1, 2015

Grants from Donor-Advised Funds Increased 27 Percent in 2014
Foundations Find Themselves Filling Gaps for Strapped Cities  

icon(1)November 24, 2015

Charitable Giving Up Around World
CPRIT Extending Application Deadline for Cancer Prevention RFAs to March 3, 2016
Million-Dollar-Plus Gifts Totaled $24.5 Billion in 2014


icon(1)November 17, 2015

Giving to U.S. Nonprofit Hospitals Increased 4.5 Percent in FY 2014
Half of Private Foundations Pay Board Members
CDC’s STLT Gateway Has New Look

icon(1)November 10, 2015

Donations to Largest U.S. Charities Up 5.1 Percent
Large Foundations Making 'Big Bets' on Social Change
Two Addendums Added to Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Transition Family Tool RFP

icon(1)November 3, 2015

TMF Health Quality Institute Seeks Partners to Teach Texans to Live Better with Diabetes
'Longevity Bonus' to Boost Retiree Giving  

icon(1)October 27, 2015

Two-Thirds of Americans Have Confidence in Charities
CDC Releases 2014 School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS) Results  

icon(1)October 20, 2015

Family Foundations Lag Sector in Social Justice Funding
Survey Finds Charities Struggle to Retain Donors   

iconOctober 13, 2015

Texas A&M System kicks off Healthy South Texas Initiative
DSHS Seeks Comment on Two New STD Program Policies   

icon(1) October 6, 2015

CPRIT Proposes Change to Current Agency Rules
Walgreens Again Providing Flu Shot Vouchers for Uninsured/Underinsured Americans
Corporate Giving Stable, Expected to Remain Steady

icon(1) September 29, 2015

Gender Differences in Income Affect Couples' Giving
Women Nonprofit Leaders' Salaries Still Lag Those of Men

icon(1) September 22, 2015

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to and Utilization of Care among Insured Adults
Health of Arts Organizations Mixed
Respondents Sought for HIV Cure Research Study

icon(1) September 15, 2015

Donor Segmentation, Behavior Change Could Boost Giving
One in Five Donor-Advised Fund Donors Has Charitable Mission Statement
September is Healthy Aging Month

icon(1) September 8, 2015

Too Good to Be True? The Opportunity and Cost of the $1 Building
Resources Offered for Reducing Unnecessary ER Care
Act Against AIDS Launches First Disease-Specific CDC Instagram Account

icon(1) September 1, 2015

Scientists Say Ice Bucket Challenge Enabled ALS Research Breakthrough
HHSC Cancels School Health Program RFP

icon(1) August 25, 2015

Education Fundraisers Estimate Giving Increased 5.1 Percent in 2014-15
Having a Rural Impact on Poverty and Child Abuse: Hope and Care for the Future

icon(1) August 18, 2015

2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference Scheduled for October 2016
NY Charity Bureau Chief Says Fraud Is 'Surprisingly Common'
Nonprofit Hospitals Spend No More on Charity Care than For-Profits

icon(1) August 11, 2015

Study Finds Limited Economic Mobility in U.S.
DSHS Releases 2014 Texas HIV and STD Surveillance Reports
Uneven Recovery Leaving Working Poor Families Behind

icon(1) August 4, 2015

Drug Survey Offers Valuable Information
Apply for Free CPR Training Materials

icon(1) July 28, 2015

Grantmaking for Human Rights Efforts Totaled $1.8 Billion in 2012
Survey Shows Climate Change Seen as Top Global Concern

icon(1) July 21, 2015

Center for Nonprofit Studies Publishes Texas Nonprofit Handbook
Giving, Standards of Living Inversely Related

icon(1) July 14, 2015

Nominations Now Open for 32nd Annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards
Texas Health and Human Services Commission Posts Notice of Rule Change

icon(1) July 7, 2015

The Future of 'Community' for Community Foundations
Children Need Rich Developmental Experiences to Succeed

icon(1) June 30, 2015

IRS Panel Recommends Mandatory E-Filing of Form 990s
Houston's Nonprofit Sector Tops Charity Navigator Rankings

icon(1) June 23, 2015

Volunteers Vital to Sustainable Development Goals According to New Report
‘Giving USA’ Finds Charitable Giving Jumped 7.1 Percent in 2014

iconJune 16, 2015

With Giving Pledge, 'Half' Can Mean Different Things
Texas Medicaid Providers Must Re-Enroll

iconJune 9, 2015

Nearly Nine in 10 Wealthy Individuals Say Giving Back Is Important
IRS to Propose Regulations on Political Activity by Nonprofits

iconJune 2, 2015

Study Finds Rhetoric about Impact Investing Outpacing Reality
FTC Files Suit against Four Cancer Charities
FIC Patron Survey Results Now Available

iconMay 26, 2015

RWJF to Award Planning Grants for New Leadership Programs
FIC Patron Survey Results Now Available
Many Nonprofits Lack Leadership Succession Plans

iconMay 19, 2015

EMS Local Projects Grants Proposals Due Thursday
FIC Patron Survey Results Now Available
DSHS Health Education Materials Ordering System Updated
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to Hold Funding Opportunities Webinar   

iconMay 12, 2015

EMS Local Projects Grants Proposals Due May 21
FIC Patron Survey Results Now Available
Study Shows Nonprofit Board Governance Falls Short

iconMay 5, 2015

EMS Local Projects Grants Proposals Due May 21
DADS to Release Relocation Services RFP
Nonprofits' Online Revenue Up 13 Percent in 2014
Case Study Outlines Key Elements of Successful Funder Collaborative

iconApril 28, 2015

EMS Local Projects Grants Proposals Due May 21
Public Health Budgets Remain Below Pre-Recession Levels
FNS Announces Eligibility Adjustments for Free and Reduced Price Meals Program  

iconApril 21, 2015

EMS Local Projects Grants Proposals Due May 21
Report Calls for Two-Way Infrastructure to Share Health Data
Critics Say IRS Shortcut to Tax-Exempt Status Invites Abuse

iconApril 14, 2015

EMS Local Projects Grants Proposals Due May 21
Applications Now Accepted for 'Sí Texas: Social Innovation for a Healthy South Texas' Grants
CDC Launches New Data, Trends & Maps Database

iconApril 7, 2015

New Texas Health Data Web-Based Query System Now Available
Charitable Contributions Continued Upward Trend in 2014
Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer for a DADS Vision Award

iconMarch 31, 2015

Health 'Snapshots' Now Available for Nearly Every County in U.S.
HHSC Removes Abstinence RFP

iconMarch 24, 2015

Applications Now Open for 2015 Awards for Excellence in Texas School Health
DSHS School Health Program Now Offers School Health Funding Alert Web Site

iconMarch 17, 2015

Americans See Environmental, Social Factors as Determinants of Health
Despite Progress, Gender Equality Gaps Remain

iconMarch 10, 2015

2013-2014 Funding Information Center Client Survey is Ready for You
Study Predicts Charitable Giving to Increase 4.8 Percent in 2015
Giving Patterns Found to Differ Between Men, Women

iconMarch 3, 2015

2013-2014 Funding Information Center Client Survey is Ready for You
Education Fundraisers Estimate Highest Increase in Giving Since 2007
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Launches New Resources for Primary Care Researchers and Evaluators

iconFebruary 24, 2015

2013-2014 Funding Information Center Client Survey is Ready for You
'Empathy Gap' Leads Men to Give Less to Poverty Relief   

iconFebruary 17, 2015

2013-2014 Funding Information Center Client Survey is Ready for You
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commits Additional $500 Million to Fight Childhood Obesity
Giving by Top 50 Donors Jumped 27.5 Percent in 2014   

iconFebruary 10, 2015

2013-2014 Funding Information Center Client Survey Coming Thursday
Charitable Giving Up 9.3 Percent in 2014
NIH Sets Standard Late Application Window

iconFebruary 3, 2015

2013-2014 Funding Information Center Client Survey Coming in February
Health Grants Trending Toward Continuations
What States are Doing to Promote Healthcare Reform   

iconJanuary 27, 2015

2013-2014 Funding Information Center Client Survey Coming in February
U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Programs
Request for Potential Housing Opportunity for Persons with HIV/AIDS Agencies in Fort Worth Area

iconJanuary 20, 2015

A Resolution You Should Keep: Engage Your Donors Differently in 2015
More Millennials Value Volunteering Than Previous Generation Did

iconJanuary 13, 2015

Victim Services Needed for Young Men of Color
Report Finds IRS Considered Tax on 'Social Welfare' Groups

iconJanuary 6, 2015

Happy New Year!
Unhappy Donors More Willing to Ask for a 'Refund'
IRS Needs to Do More to Regulate Charities, GAO Report Finds
Federal Funders Seen Moving Quickly to Release FY 2015 Funds   

iconDecember 23, 2014

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
2012 Disaster Funding by Major U.S. Foundations Totaled $111 Million
2013 Grantmaking for HIV/AIDS in Low, Middle-Income Countries at Lowest Level Since 2007  

iconDecember 16, 2014

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
One in 30 Children Experienced Homelessness in 2013
Initiative to Engage Philanthropy in Post-2015 Development Process  

iconDecember 9, 2014

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
Personal Connection is Key Motivation for Giving
Survey Finds Multiyear, Operating, Capacity-Building Grants Increasing

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Last updated November 30, 2015