Why Is a Health Funder Backing Work on “Sustainable Neighborhoods” in the Bay Area?

If you’ve ever lived in a gentrification zone, you can probably figure what the term “sustainable neighborhoods” means. These would be places where, among other things, low-income, elderly, and disabled folks aren’t bulldozed aside by development trends dictated strictly by market forces.

via Why Is a Health Funder Backing Work on “Sustainable Neighborhoods” in the Bay Area? – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence – Inside Philanthropy.

Why Did the Weinberg Foundation Help Revamp the Imperial Hotel in Atlanta? – Housing – Inside Philanthropy

Weinberg is a major ally for groups that support low-income and vulnerable populations, including in the housing arena. We look at why the foundation backed a supportive housing project that opened earlier this year.

Why Did the Weinberg Foundation Help Revamp the Imperial Hotel in Atlanta? – Housing – Inside Philanthropy.

Here’s a Leader on Wall Street Giving Grants to Spark Growth and Jobs on Main Street  – Workforce | Labor | Grants – Inside Philanthropy

JP Morgan Chase may have done its part to blow up the U.S. economy a few years back, thanks to irresponsible lending practices, but lately the company and its foundation has been giving big to foster economic growth and improve jobs skills.

via Here’s a Leader on Wall Street Giving Grants to Spark Growth and Jobs on Main Street  – Workforce | Labor | Grants – Inside Philanthropy.

This Insurance Foundation Cares About After-School Programs. Just Ask the Group That Got $4 Million  – Children | Youth | Grants – Inside Philanthropy

It’s been a busy fall for After-Schools All-Stars (ASAS), the national organization which received a windfall back in March in the form of a multi-year $4 million dollar grant from the New York Life Insurance Foundation.

via This Insurance Foundation Cares About After-School Programs. Just Ask the Group That Got $4 Million  – Children | Youth | Grants – Inside Philanthropy.

Off the Beaten Path: Why RWJF is Boosting Young Men and Boys of Color in Rural Areas – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence – Inside Philanthropy

While young men of color are very much in the spotlight right now, the challenges facing urban youth tend to dominate discussion, especially after Ferguson. So it’s both significant and interesting that the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is engaged in what it calls the “largest private investment in rural young men of color to date,” with a focus on the South and Southwest, two parts of the country that are often shortchanged by national funders.

via Off the Beaten Path: Why RWJF is Boosting Young Men and Boys of Color in Rural Areas – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence – Inside Philanthropy.

Are Bikes a Way to Boost Youth? This Funder is Betting the Answer is Yes – Children | Youth | Grants – Inside Philanthropy

The M.J. Murdoch Charitable Trust recently gave a nice chunk of change to Bike Works in Seattle, seeing its work in youth development and physical education as a strong combination for helping young people to build practical skills and get active all at the same time.

via Are Bikes a Way to Boost Youth? This Funder is Betting the Answer is Yes – Children | Youth | Grants – Inside Philanthropy.

Why This Big Foundation Is Getting Behind “Rapid Re-Housing” – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence – Inside Philanthropy

Homelessness has been a super tough problem to solve. And so when promising ideas come along in this area, you can see why funders jump. Case in point: The Weinberg Foundation’s support of Rapid Re-Housing.

Why This Big Foundation Is Getting Behind “Rapid Re-Housing” – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence – Inside Philanthropy.