Author Archives: Liza Casabona

L/SFR Sneak Preview: Future of Philanthropy is Growing and Changing

(This post is an excerpt of a story that appears in the Oct. 31 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) As the country’s economic woes continue, experts are increasingly advising grantseekers to seek alternate sources of funding. Foundations and philanthropic organizations…

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Roundup Reel: Week of Oct. 17

Are you listening to the daylong seminar on nonprofit finance today sponsored by the Nonprofit Finance Fund and the White House Office of Social Innovation? We are. (see yesterday’s post.) And it got us thinking about the diversity of funding…

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Survival of the Financially Fit

Fresh off both a Thompson subscribers-only webinar with industry experts and the three-day Grant Professionals Association annual conference in Las Vegas, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about funding trends.

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: Study Finds Budget Shortfalls, ARRA Cliff Squeezing Child Care Assistance

(This post is excerpted from the Oct. 24 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) Child care policies in 37 states are leaving families worse off in 2011 than they were a year ago, according to a new report released by the…

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Roundup Reel: Week of Oct. 10

The Senate failed to pass President Obama’s jobs bill this week, despite a high level of pressure from the administration and a great deal of public scrutiny focused on the current employment picture and broad economic realities the country faces….

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: National Agency Awards Almost $1 Million for Nonprofit Capacity Building

(This post is excerpted from a story in the Oct. 17 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) The Corporation for National and Community Service awarded $998,000 through its Nonprofit Capacity Building Program to help organizations build and implement systems that will…

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Roundup Reel: Week of Oct. 3

Here’s your weekly compilation of noteworthy stories and happenings.

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We're in Vegas, Baby!

That’s right. As you read this, Adrianne and I are in Las Vegas covering the annual national conference of the Grant Professionals Association. This year’s theme is “Silver Linings: Opportunities in Challenging Economies.”

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: Affordable Housing Organizations, Others Press Senate for Voucher Reform

(This post is excerpted from a story in the Oct. 10 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) A coalition of housing advocacy groups and other stakeholders recently sent a letter to the Senate urging them to take “swift action to strengthen…

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Roundup Reel: Week of Sept. 26

It’s time for our weekly roundup of things you could have overlooked in the last week and a few to think about over the weekend while we all wait for the House to come back back early next week and…

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