The Philanthropy Collaborative

Media Coverage Archive

TPC in the News: Health Affairs- The Policy Journal of the Health Sphere: GrantWatch column on TPC's newest economic study, Broad Benefits, by Dr. Phillip Swagel (June 17, 2009)

TPC in the News: The Chronicle of Philanthropy- TPC referenced in article, "Report Says $2 Out of $3 in Health Grants Benefit Disadvantaged People (June 16, 2009)
By Sandra Swirski
Few sectors of the economy are immune from the current economic crisis. Media attention has focused on financial services, the housing sectors (including everything from realty to home construction), and our struggling manufacturers...

TPC in the News: The Washington Examiner: ‘Diversity’ Regulation Threatens to PoliticizePhilanthropy (February 19, 2009)

By Daniel J. Popeo, Examiner Contributor

According to a study by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, charitable foundations’ assets declined an average of 28% in 2008. The nonprofit organizations they fund are struggling to survive…(more)

TPC in the News: Council on Foundations’ E-Journal of Philanthropic Ideas: A New Era of Service and Innovation (January 22, 2009)
Across America, in cities big and small, urban and rural, elected officials are now making some, if not the most difficult decisions of their careers. Faced with alarmingly escalating deficits, and mandated by law to balance their budgets annually, lawmakers are feverishly looking for new sources of revenue to offset declining property taxes…(more)

TPC on the Radio: President of Children’s Scholarship Fund Darla Romfo, also a member of TPC’s Leadership Council, discusses TPC’s undertaking with Shelton Walden on Walden’s Pond (January 11, 2009)

TPC in the News: Wall Street Journal: Congress Targets Philanthropy (December 24, 2008)
Like divining rods, Members of Congress are always alert to fresh sources of money, which once discovered they will spend. California Democratic Congressman Xavier Becerra thinks he's discovered a new source of political treasure: the money inside private and community foundations…(more)

TPC on the Radio: TPC’s Sandra Swirski introduces The Collaborative to Thom Hartman of The Thom Hartman Show (December 23, 2008)

TPC on the Radio: President and CEO of the Communities Foundation of Texas Brent Christopher and a member of TPC's Leadership Council, discusses TPC's groundbreaking study on The G Factor with Guy Brody (December 23, 2008)

TPC on the Radio: TPC's Brian Reardon talks about the season of giving and Dr. Shapiro's study on The Right Balance with Greg Allen (December 19, 2008)

TPC in the News: US News and World Report: Appreciating Charity in the Season of Giving (December 18, 2008)
By Carrie Lukas
There is belt-tightening across the nation. Sales at retail stores dropped in November, and sellers are bracing themselves for a paltry Christmas season. The reasons are obvious. The unprecedented decline in stock market and home values has eaten away at families' savings. Companies are laying off workers and cutting back their hours. People are rationally responding by cutting back to preserve what they have…

TPC on the Radio: TPC’s Executive Director Brian Reardon discusses TPC’s mission on The Martha Zoller Show (December 15, 2008)

TPC in the News: Dallas Morning News Editorial: Let Foundations go Forth, Multiply and Prosper (December 5, 2008)
Many of us probably know Dallas would be in a real jam without the quiet work of nonprofits like The Bridge, the Wilkinson Center in East Dallas and the Vogel Alcove…more

TPC in the News: Daily Tax Report: Study Demonstrates Economic Value Of Charitable Giving in a Bad Economy (December 4, 2008)
By Diane Freda
A new study on the economic value of private foundations released Dec. 3 found that while the tax-exempt status of all charities, including foundations, costs local governments between $8 billion and $13 billion in revenues each year, the activities of these organizations generate far more in terms of jobs and incomes than what is forgone in tax dollars…more (Subscription required)

TPC in the News: Chronicle of Philanthropy: Foundations Create Large Economic Benefit, Study Says (December 3, 2008)
By Ian Wilhelm
Giving by foundations supports the economy of the United States, with $1 of every philanthropic contribution producing more than $8 in economic benefits, says a new study...

TPC on Video: National Press Club event announcing the TPC and the release of the Shapiro study (December 3, 2008)

TPC Press Release: Charities, Foundations, Elected Officials Launch New Collaborative to Ensure Philanthropy Can Address Growing, Unmet Needs of U.S. Communities
Significant Economic Benefits May Be At Risk, According to New Study
Press Release | Remarks (December 3, 2008)

To date, more than 130 news organization websites have featured The Philanthropic Collaborative press release.