Edwards, Colorado, August 17, 2009 — Roundup River Ranch has been awarded a $1 million grant from Hole in the Wall Camps Foundation to assist with its mission of building a camp for children with life-threatening illnesses. “This grant signifies dedication from the Hole in the Wall Foundation in assisting Roundup River Ranch to move to the next level of sustainability for future operations,” said Alison Knapp, Founder and Board Chair of Roundup River Ranch. “The grant also provides great momentum for us to complete the capital campaign and bring us that much closer to breaking ground this fall.”
July 23, 2009 — Rural nonprofits are lagging their urban counterparts in funding from federal government, private foundations, and corporations and are less able to help disadvantaged residents in their communities, a new report from the Bridgespan Group finds.
BOSTON, MA, June 16, 2009 — The National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality (NICHQ) today announced it has been awarded a $3.25 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic trend across the nation by training, supporting and providing technical assistance to healthcare professionals in becoming advocates for change within their communities.
In a webinar last month titled "Positioning for Wealth Transfer," Campbell & Company Vice President Bruce Matthews talked about the need for organizations to prepare programs that take full advantage of this boon.
Sometimes, seeing means believing. Other times, seeing means writing. Writing checks, that is.
Such was the case for donors who rallied recently to contribute more than $7 million to a capital and endowment campaign for The National Dance Institute-New Mexico in Santa Fe.