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Live Online Chat on the Outlook for Grantmaking in 2010

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Tuesday, December 15th 9 – 10 am PST (12 noon – 1pm EST), NCG Board member Chris DeCardy, Vice President and Director of Communications at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and Steven Lawrence, Director of Research at the Foundation Center will share their observations and answer questions about the outlook for grantmaking in a live online chat hosted by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

“Grant-Making Forecast: How Charities Can Make Effective Appeals in 2010 and Beyond” will focus on the continued effects of the economic downturn on the work of grantmakers.

As foundations cope with significant endowment losses, many are reducing their giving. How can charities appeal to grant makers during these tough times? How will grant-making priorities change in 2010? And which foundations are stepping up their efforts despite the economic downturn?

Submit a question in advance or learn more online.

Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health Awards $1.3 Million to Promote Health, Well Being of Local Preteens

Friday, January 30th, 2009

The board of directors of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health has awarded more than $1.3 million in grants to children’s health organizations in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, foundation President David Alexander, MD, has announced.

“In the current economic climate, we are pleased to support these local agencies and nonprofits and help them continue all the necessary work they do on behalf of children,” Alexander said.

The foundation’s new grants support six nonprofit organizations that offer programs for preteens. All except the New Teacher Center and Community Network for Youth Development have received previous grants from the foundation.

Read the full press release from the Packard Foundation online.

Lucile Packard Foundation Releases Report on After-School Programs

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health has announced the release of Putting It All Together: Guiding Principles for Quality After-School Programs Serving Preteens, a new report LPFCH commissioned Public/Private Ventures to write. The report identifies characteristics of quality after-school programs that are linked to positive outcomes for preteens. Learn more about the report here.

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