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Stand Together Foundation Launches $30M Initiative to Help Nonprofits Dealing with Poverty

NonProfit PRO

Stand Together Foundation, an organization committed to breaking the cycle of poverty and transforming communities, announced an up to $30 million initiative to support 100 nonprofits fighting poverty to accelerate their impact and transform how society thinks about addressing poverty and social barriers.

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How Strict Abortion Laws Funnel Pregnant People Deeper into Poverty

NonProfit Quarterly

Strict abortion laws funnel people further into poverty by forcing many people to carry pregnancies to term but doing little to care for the children once they are born. Strict abortion laws funnel people further into poverty by forcing many people to carry pregnancies to term but doing little to care for the children once they are born.

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Deaths from Climate Change are Poverty Deaths

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Max Winkler on Unsplash “When people die of heat, they are actually dying of poverty,” the New York Times wrote in 2023 about a devastating heat wave during which 10 people died in Texas. But around the world, the climate emergency underscores the ongoing emergency of poverty.

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Poverty Persists Because of Us

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Review by Lydia Burleson In Poverty, by America, sociologist Matthew Desmond argues that America’s welfare state doesn’t help those who need it the most.

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Ending Persistent Poverty in Rural America: The Role of CDFIs

NonProfit Quarterly

This article introduces a new series, titled Eradicating Rural Poverty: The Power of Cooperation. In 2014, six CDFIs located in regions of rural America beset by persistent poverty formed a coalition to remedy longstanding underinvestment. This article introduces our series Eradicating Rural Poverty: The Power of Cooperation.

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Gates Foundation Takes On Poverty in the U.S. With $100 Million Commitment

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The move is a change in how it operates, putting more power in the hands of grantees and looking to accelerate the speed at which its gifts have impact. By Thalia Beaty Associated Press GRAND ISLAND, NEB. John Peterson/AP Laura McAloon, the Grand Island, Neb.,

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Humanitarian-Aid Group BRAC USA Selects Next CEO

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Prest BRAC USA Julia Roberts is set to lead BRAC USA, an organization that fights global poverty. Also, the Connecticut Community Foundation has named a new leader, and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation will install its next president in the fall.

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