Taking Steps on the Path to Health

In two North Carolina counties, The Daily Mile is helping elementary school students – and the entire community – make strides toward prevention and wellness. Read about how the Duke Endowment is helping communities with this daily walking program at this link.

No Health, No Wealth

In SEARCH's ongoing efforts to research what has worked and what has not worked in Philanthropy around the nation, we came across this article.  Note, it is from November  2000, but since it talks about conversion foundations (foundations formed from the sale of a non-profit hospital systems to for-profit hospital systems) it seemed appropriate to …

Foundations say Communications Teams and Consultants are Keys to Grant-making Success

In this article by The Chronicles of Philanthropy the results of a study intended to help leaders who are new to the world of big-time grant making are described.  The short summary of suggestions is: Be Humble; Limit Your Scope Don't Skip Communications Practice Being a Good Grant Maker Read the entire article at the …

Winning the War on Poverty – The Canadians are doing it, we’re not.

In this David Brooks article he says: "According to recently released data, between 2015 and 2017, Canada reduced its official poverty rate by at least 20 percent. Roughly 825,000 Canadians were lifted out of poverty in those years, giving the country today its lowest poverty rate in history. How did it do it? The overall …