Fundraisers hope the donation from billionaire businessman Ted Stanley will inspire others to consider giving to this much-neglected cause.
Nonprofits that provide services and advocacy need grant-maker support.
Gordon Gund, a venture capitalist, created the Foundation Fighting Blindness after he lost his sight at age 31.
$100,000 for Victims
Among the 10 new grants posted today: $100,000 from the Houston Endowment to Bridge Over Troubled Waters to help victims of domestic violence. Search The Chronicle's database of more than 38,000 grants.
The grant maker will focus on developing healthy habits rather than individual problems like smoking.
A study of 153 grant makers also found that 56 percent increased giving.
Watch the recording of a discussion about researching your group's past and presenting it in a compelling way.
News that three Bremer Foundation trustees received $1-million should spark a campaign about all fees that exceed a few thousand dollars a year.
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Production donations shot up by 23 percent but were the only bright spot in The Chronicle’s study of donations at 70 of America’s biggest companies.