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Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust and Arizona State University Launch the Knowledge Exchange for Resilience—a $15 Million Initiative to Help Strengthen Maricopa County’s Community Resilience

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Phoenix, AZ - When the recession hit in 2008, it manifested itself in the housing collapse in the Valley that tested the resilience of nearly every community. “Upside down” in their mortgages, neighbors left over night. Houses were abandoned.

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Philanthropy Southwest's 2016 Giving Study

Philanthropy Southwest's 2016 Giving Study provides everyone in the field - charitable organizations to funders and donors, and state and national leaders - a comprehensive and detailed look at foundations' giving in the seven-state region.

2016 Giving Study of Private and Community Foundations

Philanthropy Southwest's 2016 Giving Study provides a comprehensive and detailed look at philanthropic giving in the southwestern United States. The study details charitable giving, foundations assets, societal issues supported, the increasing number of new foundations and more for private, community and health conversion foundations int he region, with breakout data proveded for each state. This biennial study provides a detailed map that can help like minded philanthropies to connect, learn from one another, and significantly advance thier combined efforts to address challenging societal...

2015 Grantor - Grantee Dialogue: Boards for a New Era

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Program Presenter: David Renz, Ph.D., Director Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership Henry W. Bloch School of Management University of Missouri – Kansas City co-sponsored with United Way of Greater Houston. This is a copy of the presentation by David Renz from the 2015 Grantor - Grantee Dialogue: Boards for a New Era.

Shifting the Paradigm from Aging in Place to Community

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America and the world are undergoing a major demographic transition. Over the next five years, adults aged 65 and older will begin to outnumber children under the age of five. However, studies reveal less than half of American communities have begun to plan for our rapidly aging population; even fewer individuals and families are prepared for old age. In this interactive session, grant makers, including those who don’t typically fund in aging, will examine how their funding priorities intersect with these changing demographics. Experts will present leading-edge programs and initiatives...