The Alabama Power Foundation is a significant corporate funder in Alabama. Here are a few things to know about APF and how it gives to organizations in local communities.
Here’s how nonprofits can apply for a grant from the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation, based in Flowood, Mississippi.
Chuck and Margery Barancik were Florida-focused philanthropists who both passed away in 2019. However, the family foundation they created in 2014 lives on today. Here’s how this foundation gives locally in Florida.
NPN recently named Sage Crump director of its Department of Racial Justice and Movement Building, advancing social justice through arts and culture. She fills us in on the group’s work, her biggest influences, and more.
Backed by a unique combination of major foundations and unions, the Southern Workers Opportunity (SWO) Fund aims to strengthen workers’ rights in the South, with implications nationwide.
The First Horizon National Corporation created the First Horizon Foundation to give back to the communities where the company operates. Here's a look at what the foundation supports in Tennessee.
Upon their release, formerly incarcerated women face steep barriers. Founded by a restorative justice leader who served time herself, Operation Restoration channels philanthropic resources to provide assistance.
Here is an updated overview of the Haslam family and how they’ve been giving in Tennessee and Ohio lately.
For over 30 years, the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has been a leading community funder in its region. Here are six different ways it gives locally.
With a focus on Memphis and the state of Tennessee, here’s a look at how the Christian Community Foundation operates, what makes it unique and how local grantseekers can get its support.
The Jerry and Anita Zucker Family Foundation is a low-key grantmaker that prioritizes local causes. Here are a few important things to know about this foundation, which operates in North and South Carolina.
The leader of the sunsetting foundation, which was set up by her mother, Diana Blank, joined us for a rare interview. Hear about what she’s learned on the journey to spending it all.
Though the Southeast and Midwest have some of the nation’s highest incarceration rates, justice reform philanthropy lags. Guest authors Allana Jackson and Alexandra Williams make the case for more attention.
Staunchly progressive, Way to Win is an umbrella organization for both philanthropic and political funding. Its Sun Belt-focused strategy faces some headwinds as it seeks to galvanize voters ahead of the midterms.
We recently caught up with philanthropy and history scholar Tyrone McKinley Freeman, author of a new book about early black millionaire Madam C.J. Walker, who paved the way for Black philanthropy today.
The Judith Atkins Wall Foundation is a good funder to know if you run a nonprofit in North or South Carolina. Here’s an overview of the Wall Foundation’s local philanthropy.
In an effort to break the cycle of poverty, the Duke Endowment is making an ambitious investment in early childhood and place-based giving, with a focus on Guilford County, North Carolina.
Here are some details that stand out about the Waccamaw Community Foundation and what nonprofits in and around Murrells Inlet, South Carolina should know.
The Taylor Foundation of Newberry supports Newberry County, South Carolina and has broad interests there. Here are some things to keep in mind as you approach this Southeast funder.
South Arts netted a gift from MacKenzie Scott and recently announced a $6 million initiative funding BIPOC-led and -serving cultural organizations. We discuss the regrantor’s work with Vice President of Programs Joy Young.
In our latest Funder Spotlight, we look at the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, which supports conservation and arts and culture in the Chicago area and the Lowcountry of South Carolina.
Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank isn’t known for his progressive giving, but it looks like that’s changing. With a focus on the battleground state of Georgia, his foundation is leaning into the fight for an inclusive democracy.
The Springs Close Foundation traces its origins to a local family’s success in the textile industry and is an important grantmaker to know in the northern part of South Carolina. Here are four key facts about this funder.
Women of color have always paved the way for progressive change in the U.S. Despite this, organizations for and by women of color are underfunded. A new grantmaker, the Women’s Foundation of the South, is looking to change that.
Ben Chestnut and Dan Kurzius are netting $5 billion apiece from the sale of Mailchimp to Intuit. Who are these Atlanta-based tech winners, and what might we expect from their philanthropy in the years ahead?
Lots of states have Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Foundations, and South Carolina is one of them. Here are a few guidelines for local grantseekers as they approach the BCBS South Carolina Foundation.
Here are four things that grantseekers should know about the hyper-local Byerly Foundation and its commitment to Hartsville, South Carolina.
To help local grantseekers get more familiar with how the Central Carolina Community Foundation operates in South Carolina, here are three top things to keep in mind about CCCF.
This media giant’s corporate funding arm awards millions of dollars to various regions to address community challenges. We take a closer look.
We sat down with Home Depot cofounder Bernie Marcus, who explained his deep interests in autism research, veterans causes, and his plan to spend down and shutter his foundation, “as it should be.”