How Funders Can Support Immigrant Communities in Today’s Environment

A Conversation with Farmworker Justice and Vista Community Clinic

In the months since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the well-being of immigrant populations is a growing concern for city and state governments, civil society organizations, and private foundations. In February, over 200 foundation leaders signed a statement condemning the immigration restrictions put in place by the new administration. Organizations like the Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr.

Contact Your PA Senator to Support the Proposed Budget for Intellectual Disability and Autism Services


By Charles J. Hooker III, President and CEO of Keystone Human Services

In the coming weeks, the Pennsylvania Senate will begin discussing the proposed budget bill passed by the PA House of Representatives. It’s time to start engaging with your PA Senator to encourage them to support a budget that includes increased funding for intellectual disability and autism services.

The House budget bill includes the first across the board rate increases that we have seen in a decade. It also calls for increased community-based services and waiting list initiatives.

PA House of Representatives Passes Budget with Increased Disability Services Funding


Our voices have made a difference! On April 4, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted to pass the state budget with all of the increased funding for intellectual disability and autism services.

Thank you to everyone who contacted their state legislator to share how important this increased funding is for intellectual disability and autism services!

This is the first time in ten years that the proposed PA budget has included funding for across the board rate increases. This budget also calls for increased community-based services and waiting list initiatives.

How PNC Helps to Finance the Solar Power Revolution

As a leader in eco-friendly development, PNC Energy Capital lights the way for solar industry growth.

By Julie Pippel, director, Division of Environment Management, Washington County, MD at the Rubble1 solar farm

Across the United States, solar power installations have become an increasingly popular and affordable source of renewable energy.

How Millennials are using Data to Power the Impact Investing Movement

How the Case Foundation Influences Capital

by Sean Tennerson, Program Officer, The Case Foundation 

For those of you who know the Case Foundation, we’re bullish on the impact investing movement and the power of private capital for public good. While still a relatively small market, impact investments are surging, with some seeing a trillion-dollar market potential by 2020. Against that context, we do a lot of thinking about what is standing in the way of tipping significantly more interested investors to activated investors.

Fall 2016 US Travel Award Cycle Opens


U.S. Alumni Travel Awards

Fall Deadline: September 22, 2016


The Amgen Scholars Program seeks to increase research proficiency and to promote professional networking opportunities for program alumni who are committed to scientific careers.

An Opportunity for Every Student to Learn Computer Science

By Anne Wintroub

Computer science and education are making headlines nearly every day. Why? Without computer science, students will not be ready to take on the jobs of tomorrow.

U.S. Amgen Scholars Alumni Travel Award Cycle Opens


The Amgen Scholars Global Program Office is now accepting applications for Spring 2016 U.S. Alumni Travel Awards. The deadline for application submission is April 15, 2016.

Access the application and recommender form.

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