The Philanthropy Collaborative

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TPC co-hosting second Field Seminar Series event on October 7th with the Wasie Foundation and Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

TPC partners with FFTC to host first Field Seminar Series event in Charlotte, NC

Webinar: TPC Presents at Alliance for Charitable Reform webinar on the economic impact of the nonprofit sector (4/29/2014)

Op-Ed: John Tyler and Alicia Philipp cite TPC data, Chronicle of Philanthropy. [PDF]

TPC in the News: TPC Bolsters Wyden, Thune Letter


TPC in the News: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and National Endowment for the Arts Release Preliminary Report on Impact of Arts and Culture on U.S. Economy (12/5/2013)

TPC in the News: What Is the Value of Foundation Grants? Measuring the Economic Impact of Foundation Grant Making, Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog (August 13, 2013)

On July 25, The Philanthropic Collaborative and the Urban Institute's Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy co-hosted a half-day conference on the need to quantify and share with policy makers the economic impacts of foundation grant making. The agenda can be accessed HERE.

TPC in the News: Report: Casper College's child care center has long-range economic impact, Casper Star Tribune (January 30, 2013)

TPC in the News: New Study Reveals Reach, Economic Impact of Foundation Grantmaking, RE: Philanthropy (Council on Foundations Blog), By John Tyler (January 2, 2013)
Philanthropy is tightly woven into the fabric of American society. It's hard to imagine life without the fruits of charitable giving, including hospice care, insulin, vaccines, civil rights, Sesame Street, the 911 system, and even white lines on roadways. These and other advances are among the products of philanthropy that support thousands of organizations serving millions of people every day.


TPC in the News: Study reveals importance of foundation investments, Sage Nonprofit Solutions (December 31, 2012)

A recently released report from The Philanthropic Collaborative shows that foundation investments have a much wider reach than the support they provide to specific causes. Titled Economic Impacts of 2010 Foundation Grantmaking on the Economy, the study found that support from these organizations creates jobs and stimulates the economy.

TPC in the News: Indicators Project will have $1.4 million impact over next decade, Gaffney Ledger, By Scott Powell (December 31, 2012)

A community planning group is focused on changing the education culture in Cherokee County in order to leave a lasting economic legacy. The Cherokee County Community Indicators Project is expected to have a total economic impact of nearly $1.4 million over the next decade, according to a report released Dec. 19 by the Philanthropic Collaborative in Washington. (*Access restricted to online subscribers for 30 days after initial publication.)

TPC in the News: Philanthropy's Effect: Millions of Jobs Over Many Decades, AdvisorOne, By Michael S. Fischer (December 28, 2012)

Grant making by U.S. foundations supports millions of jobs, and produces billions of dollars in GDP, wages and tax revenues, according to a new research by The Philanthropic Collaborative.

TPC in the News: Report: Foundation investments spur economic activity, Wyoming Business Report (December 28, 2012)

Foundation investments in innovative efforts like the Casper Early Childhood Learning Center have a deeper and farther-reaching economic impact than previously understood. According to a first-of-its-kind independent analysis released Friday by The Philanthropic Collaborative, foundation grant-making in the U.S. supports millions of jobs, as well as billions of dollars in wages, GDP and tax revenues that extend for generations.

TPC in the News: Foundation Support Fuels Millions of Jobs, Billions in Economic Activity, Report Finds, Philanthropy News Digest (December 25, 2012)

Foundation investments not only support millions of jobs and generate billions of dollars in wages and tax revenues, they also have a deep, far-reaching impact on America's communities that extends over generations, new research from The Philanthropic Collaborative finds. NOTE: The Council on Foundations also included this PND item in their news roundup that goes to approximately 2,000 members and subscribers. The Council also tweeted the news item to nearly 14,000 followers.

Press Release: : New Report: True Impact of Foundation Investments Revealed, Fuels Millions of Jobs, Billions in Economic Activity Over Decades - Value of Philanthropy More Important Than Ever As Lawmakers Tackle Fiscal Cliff:  Press Release  |  Full Report (December 19, 2012)


TPC in the News: Deseret News - Latest TPC Report Referenced in article "Single Moms Finding Career Paths Through People Helping People" (March 14, 2011)

Press Release:  Report Released Today Highlights the Positive Economic Force of Foundation Funding  Non-profit Jobs are 9.7 Percent of Workforce (March 8, 2011) 

TPC in the News: Sacramento Bee - Latest TPC Report Referenced in article: "Mayors Speak Out About Impact Foundations Have on Jobs and Economies" (March 8, 2011)


TPC in the News: Philanthropy Daily - TPC Study Referenced in article "Response to: Lamenting the Buffett-Gates Pledge" (July 26, 2010)

TPC Economist in the News: The Detroit News - Op-Ed by Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, "Private Sector Steps Up at Times of Crisis" (June 6, 2010)

TPC in the News: The Washington Legal Foundation - TPC Health-Related Giving study cited in article - "Five Threats to Philanthropic Freedom in These Recessionary Times" (June 4, 2010)

TPC in the News: Community Resource Exchange - TPC study referenced in article, "Rapid Response to Support the Sector" (May 25, 2010)

TPC in the News: The Dallas Morning News - TPC study referenced in article, "3 Dallas Foundations Answered the Call to Help During Downturn" (May 16, 2010)

TPC in the News: TPC study referenced in article, "Foundations Responded Strongly to Crisis: Study" (May 13, 2010)

TPC in the News: The Chronicle of Philanthropy - TPC study referenced in article, "Foundations Get High Marks for Repsonse to Economic Crisis" (May 6, 2010)

TPC in the News: The Non Profit Times - TPC study reference in article, "Grant-Makers Believe They Did a Good Job" (May 6, 2010)

TPC in the News: Sandra Swirski interview on AM1510 KFNN Phoenix (May 6, 2010)

TPC in the News: Sandra Swirski interview on AM1400 KJFF St. Louis (May 6, 2010)

TPC in the News: Sandra Swirski interview on FM106.3 WSRB Chicago (May 6, 2010)

TPC in the News: Sandra Swirski interview on AM1330 WFIN Toledo (May 6, 2010)

TPC in the News: John Tyler interview (May 6, 2010)


TPC in the News: The San Francisco Examiner - Op-Ed by recent TPC study author, Phillip Swagell, "Needy receive two-thirds of private charitable giving"  (December 2, 2009)

TPC in the News: The Chronicle of Philanthropy -TPC study referenced in article, "Dueling Research on the True Beneficiaries of Foundation Grants" (July 5, 2009)

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