Philanthropy is the strategic process of exploring systemic issues and striving to make the world a better place by tackling societal problems at their roots. It is not the same thing as charity, which is shorter-term, more immediate and typically intended to offer direct relief.
Individuals, corporations and foundations all participate in philanthropy and collectively give more than $425 billion annually to charitable causes, according to the National Philanthropic Trust. Individuals are the largest source of giving, contributing nearly 70% of the annual total.
Casey’s unique leadership development approach for realizing large-scale social change has a new name: Results Count™.
In a ceremony attended by Baltimore’s mayor and other dignitaries, a new playground built by hundreds of volunteers opened today in Eager Park, a green space in the heart of East Baltimore.
In collaboration with community partners, the Casey Foundation recently launched (ad)Vantage Point — a program developed by local artist Fahamu Pecou to provide young men of color from Maynard Jackson High School with an opportunity to share their experiences and perspectives using art.
Six new members have joined the Community Investment Fund Advisory Board. They will work with an existing group of volunteers to determine which resident-led improvement projects to fund in NPU-V.
The Baltimore Summer Funding Collaborative recently announced more than $3 million in grants to 92 nonprofits in support of summer activities in Baltimore City.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is recruiting the next cohort of Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity. Applications are being accepted through April 14.
Stanford Social Innovation Review's 11-part series explores the future of social investing, which is a growing practice among philanthropies interested in going beyond traditional grants to advance their mission.
As an organization dedicated to improving the lives of America’s children, the Casey Foundation recognizes the fundamental importance of a child's health and health care. In a statement, President & CEO Patrick McCarthy encourages our nation's leaders to prioritize kids in the current debate.
Casey President and CEO Patrick McCarthy issues a statement related to executive actions on immigration.