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Weekly Reader – January 22, 2018

What we’re reading and recommending this week. We add to this post throughout the week and look for your suggestions in the comments.

Monday, January 22

This $100 Million Project is the Latest Example of the Boom in Parks Philanthropy (Tate Williams, Inside Philanthropy) A major parks project is moving forward in Atlanta, fueled mainly by philanthropy.

Tuesday, January 23

Human Rights Funding Up 50% In A Decade (Mark Hrywna, The Nonprofit Times) Almost 1,200 funders made at least one grant during that time period that met the definition of human rights.

Wednesday, January 24

5 Foundation Trends That Will Continue in 2018 (Annie Rhodes, npENGAGE) We have seen a number of trends emerge this past year, but I believe that by understanding the following five major trends, your foundation can go into 2018 on-track and prepared for industry changes.

Thursday, January 25

New Report Identifies Strengths, Challenges in Human Services Sector (Philanthropy News Digest) Services delivered by community-based organizations (CBOs) affect the lives of one in five Americans and account for nearly $200 billion in economic activity, but the recipients of those services and society as a whole face significant risks if CBOs are not adequately funded.

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