Nonprofit Resource Directory – Fundraising Sample

Understanding Philanthropy Resources in Community Development

Description: This article provides an overview of foundations and philanthropy trends, offers insight into the programs and initiatives that foundations are launching to ensure that more people have access to grant funding. It . . . describes the types of philanthropic foundations, giving by source and use, and how COVID-19 giving has negatively impacted community-based organizations.
The author also shares specific examples of how Main Street America is developing relationships with national and local foundations that have supported community economic development over the past several years. With their help, MSA bridges the gap by connecting and partnering with community groups to provide capacity building and technical support required to effectively lead commercial district revitalization work.