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For the first time, community foundations from Canada, the United States and Mexico came together in Mexico City on February 5 - 6 for a comprehensive exploration of their work across North America. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were us

February 22, 2018
Blog Post

Philanthropy Southwest’s Spring Summit Service Project focused on innovation in grantmaking with a two-part session at The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in Little Rock, AR and a follow-up roundtable discussion at the Capital Hotel.

May 17, 2017
Sector News

A new report on Americans’ charitable giving shows giving has surpassed the prerecession mark. Giving USA 2015 estimates a record $358.4 billion in charitable giving last year, representing an increase of 7.1% over the previous year.

December 31, 2015
Member News

Lemonade Day 2016 (May 1) is already on pace to be the organization’s most successful year but it’s only the beginning of their lofty ambitions. According to U.S. Census data, there are just over 72 million children in America. Learn more about the work of Philanthropy Southwest Member, Holthouse Foundation for Kids.

September 15, 2015
PSW News

The four distinct generations co-existing in today’s workplace is prompting foundations to become more adept at tailoring how they communicate, both internally and with community partners.

March 15, 2015
Member News

David Mendez will begin a two-year term as chair of the Houston Endowment board of directors in 2015. He has served as a director since 2006. Mr. Mendez will follow Linnet Deily as chair. Deily will continue to serve as a director.

January 22, 2015
PSW News

Foundations regularly provide capacity building support to nonprofit organizations, but it’s less typical for foundations to support the growth and capabilities of fellow funders. The Kirkpatrick Foundation’s relatively modest grant support of $12,500 gave the smaller Southwestern Urban Foundation the ability to redefine its direction and mission, develop a strategic plan, and communicate about their grantmaking.

December 15, 2014
Member News

The Catholic Foundation has announced that Vicky P. Lattner will serve as chair of its Board of Trustees beginning in 2015. The current chairman, Tom Codd, Jr., will maintain a position on the board as Chairman Emeritus.

December 10, 2014

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