Ann Butler’s article in The Durango Herald on Sunday, March 12 truly captures the generous spirit of our community. The Community Foundation is honored to be in the company of organizations such as La Plata Electric Association and Alpine Bank.
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Despite the economic and social benefits, there are fears that reform will not be a priority for the new administration or congressional leaders. Fortunately, private funders are ramping up their efforts to help tackle not only criminal justice reform but also several other social and environmental challenges facing the U.S., including conservation, immigration, and education reform.
The 2013 report Under Developed, based on results of the first-ever national survey of executive directors and development directors, revealed chronic instability in staffing the development director role at many organizations. It also concluded that higher performing fundraising organizations were more likely to have a “culture of philanthropy.”
National Philanthropic Trust report says contributions jumped 11% last year to $22.26 billion, the seventh-straight year of double-digit growth in contributions.