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The Village model is gaining national attention as an affordable option for seniors who want to age-in- place. Villages are not-for-profit membership organizations offering comprehensive support and social engagement to seniors wanting to maintain independence. Villages are locally developed (often initiated within neighborhoods), self-governing, and self-supporting. Approximately two-thirds of Villages are independent nonprofits while others may be operated as a program under a larger, local senior services organization.
The American Lung Association has analyzed data from official air quality monitors to compile the "State of the Air" report. The more you learn about the air you breathe, the more you can protect your health and take steps to make our air cleaner and healthier.
This is an opinion letter written by Harmon Curran attorneys for the Bauman Foundation, which spells out advocacy efforts that can and cannot be supported by a private foundation.
This publication provides a wealth of background and program ideas for improving rural mobility through existing and emerging technology. It offers insights about what’s already working and what is possible from the perspective of providers and thought leaders. It is a general introduction tailored for funders but useful for anyone. It does not require a background in technology or aging.
On 5/29/18, GWP members gathered to learn more about the challenges to a fair census, and how undercounts hurt everyone – not just the undercounted groups. We heard from local, state, and national representatives to learn what has to happen on the ground, and the roles that philanthropy can play to help ensure a fair and accurate count. Speakers included:
Perla Ni, CEO, Great Nonprofits/ Founder, Census Outreach Project
Gary Bass, Executive Director, Bauman Foundation
Erin Casey, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Voice
This publication is a companion white paper to Mobility & Aging in Rural America: The Role for Innovation: An Introduction for Funders. It examines rural mobility through a lens of technology and across a longer timeframe.
The attendees of this webinar heard from Erin Casey, Executive Director of Pennsylvania Voice and Keely Monroe, Democracy Program Manager at Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation who talked about why the 2020 Census matters; what’s at stake, both nationally and in Pennsylvania; the value of full count efforts currently underway, such as Keystone Counts; and how funders can take the lead now to lay important groundwork for a full
This is a recording of the live webcast of the 2018 keynote address on the federal budget and tax outlook from Bob Greenstein, President of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
GWP dues cover the calendar year and are based on a member organization's grant payout. The dues for organizations that join later during the year are pro-rated. Dues are determined by a formula applied to the average of a three-year payout period.
Funders in Allegheny County pay the calculated amount in full.
Funders located in the Collar County Region pay 75% of the calculated dues amount.
The Collar County Region includes these counties:
When GWP is asked about our members' philanthropic response to a given disaster, we'd like to share your stories. Many organizations in Southwestern PA and across the country have responded to support the people and communities affected by recent natural disasters and we have created a list of GWP Member responses in this spreadsheet.
Top 10 findings from a three-part study of giving circles, their impact and their relationship with their hosting organizations significantly updates our understanding of the current scope, scale and significance of giving circles and other models of collective giving in the U.S. Additionally, this study deepens our understanding of the impact of participation in giving circles on donors’ giving and civic engagement and offers actionable information related to the relationships between giving circles and their hosting organizations.
This research presents the first updated understanding of the current landscape of giving circles and similar models of collective giving or giving collaboratives in the United States in over 10 years.
Fund the People created this toolkit to provide practical guidance, promising practices, and illustrative data to help funders, nonprofits, and others to maximize investments in the nonprofit workforce.
As the opioid crisis rages on, rural communities are suffering some of the worst damage. Rural places are home to many older people, but their needs, and the many different ways they are affected, are often overlooked.
We all have questions on security at our nonprofit organizations. This month CTO Matt Eshleman walks you through writing or updating an official policy – the questions to ask and the main issues your security policy needs to address.
Hop on the bus!
This workbook to help you think through specific policies to manage your nonprofit’s risk. It contains prompts to help you create and document policies for the acceptable use of technology and networks, personal devices for work, how to provide IT guidance to “accidental techies,” how to respond to an IT incident, and how to recover your technology after a major disaster.
Coal State Cleanup Bill Reintroduced in House, Senate
March 28, 2017 7:41 PM ET
• RECLAIM Act would provide $1 billion in federal funding to coal states for land cleanup
• Bill enjoys bipartisan support and could pass as part of infrastructure bill
By Stephen Lee
(BNA) -- A bill in Congress that would provide $1 billion to clean up old coal mines that has failed to gain traction in the past now appears poised to move—possibly as part of the upcoming infrastructure bill.