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11 States in 11 Months: Southern Philanthropy in... Alabama

Author: Southeastern Council of Foundations

Jan30


Note: This post is the first of a series that will run throughout our 50th Anniversary year. Each month, we’ll focus on philanthropy in one of the 11 states in the SECF footprint, using both current and historical data while highlighting a variety of voices. Up first: Alabama.


Alabama Philanthropy Snapshot

First SECF Member: M.W. Smith, Jr. Foundation (joined in 1973)
Newest SECF Member: Community Foundation of East Alabama
Current SECF Members: 24

Learn more about Alabama foundations from SECF’s Southern Trends Report!


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11 States in 11 Months: Southern Philanthropy in... Arkansas

Author: Southeastern Council of Foundations

Feb27


Note: This post is the second of a series that will run throughout our 50th Anniversary year. Each month, we'll focus on philanthropy in one of the 11 states in the SECF footprint, using both current and historical data while highlighting a variety of voices. This month's state: Arkansas.


Arkansas Philanthropy Snapshot

First SECF Member: The Ross Foundation (joined 1977)
Newest SECF Member: Walton Family Foundation (joined 2017)
Number of SECF Members: 6



Learn more about Arkansas foundations from SECF's Southern Trends Report!

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11 States in 11 Months: Southern Philanthropy in... Florida

Author: Southeastern Council of Foundations

Mar28


Note: This post is the third of a series that will run throughout our 50th Anniversary year. Each month, we'll focus on philanthropy in one of the 11 states in the SECF footprint, using both current and historical data while highlighting a variety of voices. This month's state: Florida.


Florida Philanthropy Snapshot

First SECF Member: The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations (founding member -- joined 1970)
Newest SECF Members: Cordelia Lee Beattie Foundation, John and Katherine Duda Foundation (both joined May 2018)
Number of SECF Members: 28




Learn more about Florida foundations from SECF's Southern Trends Report!


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11 States in 11 Months: Southern Philanthropy in... Georgia

Author: Southeastern Council of Foundations

Apr25


Note: This post is the fourth in a series that will run throughout our 50th Anniversary year. Each month, we'll focus on philanthropy in one of the 11 states in the SECF footprint, using both current and historical data while highlighting a variety of voices. This month's state: Georgia.

Georgia Philanthropy Snapshot

First SECF Members: J. Bulow Campbell Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Southern Education Foundation, Woodruff & Whitehead Foundations (all joined 1969-70)
Newest SECF Members: D. Gaines Lanier Family Foundation, Sandy Springs Arts Foundation (both joined February 2019)
Number of SECF Members: 118


Learn more about Georgia foundations from SECF’s Southern Trends Report!

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11 States in 11 Months: Southern Philanthropy in... Louisiana

Author: Southeastern Council of Foundations

Jun27


Note: This post is the sixth in a series that will run throughout our 50th Anniversary year. Each month, we'll focus on philanthropy in one of the 11 states in the SECF footprint, using both current and historical data while highlighting a variety of voices. This month's state: Louisiana.


Louisiana Philanthropy Snapshot

First SECF Member: The Rosa Mary Foundation (joined 1973)
Newest SECF Member: Methodist Health System Foundation (joined 2018)
Number of SECF Members: 13




Learn more about Louisiana foundations from SECF’s Southern Trends Report!


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11 States in 11 Months: Southern Philanthropy in... Mississippi

Author: Southeastern Council of Foundations

Jul25


Note: This post is the seventh in a series that will run throughout our 50th Anniversary year. Each month, we'll focus on philanthropy in one of the 11 states in the SECF footprint, using both current and historical data while highlighting a variety of voices. This month's state: Mississippi.


Mississippi Philanthropy Snapshot

First SECF Member: The Phil Hardin Foundation (joined 1973)
Newest SECF Member: Woodward Hines Education Foundation (joined 2017)
Number of SECF Members: 16



Learn more about Mississippi foundations from SECF’s Southern Trends Report!

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11 States in 11 Months: Southern Philanthropy in... North Carolina

Author: Southeastern Council of Foundations

Aug28


Note: This post is the eighth in a series that will run throughout our 50th Anniversary year. Each month, we'll focus on philanthropy in one of the 11 states in the SECF footprint, using both current and historical data while highlighting a variety of voices. This month's state: North Carolina.

North Carolina Philanthropy Snapshot

First SECF Members: Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Foundation for the Carolinas (Founding Members – joined 1969-70)
Newest SECF Member: Herschel and Cornelia Everett Foundation (joined May 2018)
Number of SECF Members: 35


Learn more about North Carolina foundations from SECF’s Southern Trends Report!


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11 States in 11 Months: Southern Philanthropy in... South Carolina

Author: Southeastern Council of Foundations

Sep25


Note: This post is the ninth in a series that will run throughout our 50th Anniversary year. Each month, we'll focus on philanthropy in one of the 11 states in the SECF footprint, using both current and historical data while highlighting a variety of voices. This month's state: South Carolina.


South Carolina Philanthropy Snapshot

First SECF Members: The Self Family Foundation, The Springs Close Foundation (Founding Members – joined 1970)
Newest SECF Member: Jolley Foundation (joined February 2019)
Number of SECF Members: 34

Learn more about South Carolina foundations from SECF’s Southern Trends Report!


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11 States in 11 Months: Southern Philanthropy in... Tennessee

Author: Southeastern Council of Foundations

Oct24


Note: This post is the tenth in a series that will run throughout our 50th Anniversary year. Each month, we'll focus on philanthropy in one of the 11 states in the SECF footprint, using both current and historical data while highlighting a variety of voices. This month's state: Tennessee.


Tennessee Philanthropy Snapshot

First SECF Members: Lyndhurst Foundation, The Benwood Foundation (joined 1972)
Newest SECF Member: Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation (joined September 2018)
Number of SECF Members: 29

Learn more about Tennessee foundations from SECF’s Southern Trends Report!

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