The Travel & Training Fund application for 2017 is now closed. What is the purpose of the Travel & Training Fund? The goal of the Fund is to provide financial support to female athletes with potential to be elite who have demonstrated financial need and would not otherwise be able to afford basic necessities like…
Why I got involved with the Adaptive Sports Foundation
Pamela Paspa, owner of Paspa Physical Therapy in Manhattan, sits down for a lively interview and discusses her passion for helping people with physical and cognitive disabilities learn to ski. ...
Veterans learn to ski with Adaptive Sports Foundation at Windham Mountain
Many people taking refuge inside on Friday as temperatures are still well below freezing. However, at least 150 people chose to brave the cold for the Adaptive Sports Foundation 'Learn to Ski Weekend' at Windham Mountain Resort.
UWF Athletics receives $100,000 gift from Pensacola Sports & Pensacola Sports Foundation
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The University of West Florida Intercollegiate Athletics announced a $100,000 gift commitment from Pensacola Sports and the Pensacola Sports Foundation during the UWF football National Signing Day event this evening. The gift will assist with the expansion and renovation of the UWF Athletic Training Center on the Pensacola campus.
How a Named Community Foundation Fund Compares to a Private Foundation
Private foundations have grown in popularity among affluent donors, who receive income tax benefits during their lifetime and estate tax benefits at their death. But as appealing as a private foundation can be, establishing a named fund through The Community
How The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Amplified Their Granting Impact
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has a complex array of processes to manage thousands of grants and scholarships each year. With a strong desire to simplify the extensive amount of administrative work, they started using a few different grants management systems. Even with two systems running
Introducing the Born This Way Foundation
Today is a special day for my daughter and I as we share with everyone something we've been working on for almost a year and have been talking about as m...
How Celebrating Women in Sports Bolsters Women's Leadership
National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) is commemorated annually in the first week of February. According to its sponsor, the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF), the day represents “a national observance celebrating the extraordinary achievements of girls and women in sports.” The WNBA honored female athletes on February 6, and was one of many … Continue reading "How Celebrating Women in Sports Bolsters Women’s Leadership"
How to waterproof a foundation
Easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to waterproofing a foundation like a pro.
What is a Community Foundation?
Community foundations are independent, public charities that steward philanthropic resources from institutional and individual donors to community-based organizations. Community foundations strengthen communities by enabling people to create charitable funds that address a wide range of interests. Through visionary, diverse, and inclusive philanthropy, community foundations have become catalysts for significant community change. Created by the citizens …
8 Tips for Repairing a Foundation Crack
Repairing a foundation crack can be a DIY job as long as the crack doesn’t threaten structural integrity. Learn when and how to fix it yourself here.
Foundation Cracks in Your Home: How to Find and Fix.
Different soils, foundation settling and hydrostatic pressure can all cause cracks in your home’s foundation — here’s what to look for, and how to fix them.
18 Community Foundations Have Advice for Jeff Bezos
On June 15, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos made the unusual move of tweeting a “request for ideas” about how to direct his charitable giving. “I’m thinking I want much of my philanthropic activity to be helping people
10 Nasty Women Who Shaped American History
Before Trump ever called Clinton a “nasty woman,” these fierce ladies were getting it done—in the face of B.S. from the boys.
What's the Long Island Community Foundation Up To?
Did you know NYCT has two divisions, the Westchester Community Foundation and the Long Island Community Foundation, which make grants in those communities? Here's what's happening in the 'burbs.
Setting a New Standard: How a Community Foundation Is Taking on Sexual Violence
As the #MeToo movement continues to spotlight a pervasive problem, a local funder is teaming up with abuse prevention nonprofits to tackle sexual violence in Connecticut. Their focus: youth sports.
Women Who Broke the Glass Ceiling in College Sports Tell How They Did It
As athletics administration diversifies, some women are exploring how to strengthen the pipeline to leadership.
How to Fix Twitter’s Troll Problem for Women in Sports (& Beyond)
What Causes Foundation Damage?
What causes foundation damage? It's a complicated question with numerous answers. Let Ram Jack Wichita boil it down for you.
4 Ways to Avoid Foundation Problems
How to avoid foundation problems: Be proactive. If you have expansive soil, gutter, or drainage issues, your foundation is at risk.