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Blue Grass Community Foundation

Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing are teaming up once again this year to raise funds for more than 100 Central and Appalachia Kentucky charities during the eighth annual GoodGiving Guide Challenge. Read more

Community

Opportunities to participate or host an On the Table community discussion—scheduled for March 28—is underway. Read more

Business

To date, Blue Grass Community Foundation has awarded more than $77.5 million in grants and scholarships to support nonprofits and community engagement initiatives across central and eastern Kentucky. Read more

Business

The online fundraising campaign, which will run this year from November 28 through December 31, has raised more than $7 million for local and regional nonprofit organizations since 2011. Read more

Business

On March 15, join up to 10,000 Lexingtonians in various dinner party-style civic discourse conversations geared to inform the city’s Comprehensive Plan. Read more

Food & Drink

With only 11 days left in its 2016 campaign, The GoodGiving Guide Challenge has raised just under $700,000 for 120 nonprofit organizations in central and eastern Kentucky. Read more

Business

With 18 days left, the GoodGiving Challenge already has topped $500,000 pledged to the 120 charities that will benefit from the annual monthlong philanthropic campaign. Read more

The Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing, owner of Business Lexington, will launch the GoodGiving Challenge this month, an online campaign designed to engage and inspire the Bluegrass to support local nonprofits. Read more

A few years after being a little more than an ambitious concept, Town Branch Commons, a urban trail system planned for downtown Lexington roughly following the city’s founding waterway, now has a real-world start date for construction. Read more

Business

Five Lexington-based proposals have made the cut as finalists for the second annual Knight Cities Challenge, a competition that provides $5 million in funding to be shared among winning ideas for improving Knight Foundation communities.The... Read more

Business

Lexington’s fifth annual GoodGiving Guide Challenge charity fundraising drive raised more than $1.3 million for 115 nonprofits serving central and eastern Kentucky.The online and phone-in donation program is an initiative of... Read more

Business

Lexington has been chosen to be part of an intensive revitalization effort, joining six other U.S. cities that will receive a year or more of expert assistance aimed at boosting the economic viability of entire neighborhoods.The... Read more

Business

The Blue Grass Community Foundation has been awarded a grant of $675,000 by the Kresge Foundation to help foster collaborations among groups and individuals working to revitalize Lexington’s north and east sides.The money, which... Read more

Business

The plan for a linear downtown park that will follow Lexington’s historic Town Branch Creek is moving forward, with the Urban County Council giving the go-ahead for a $50 million private fundraising campaign to fund the project.The... Read more

Business

Blue Grass Community Foundation has been named as the fifth most active community foundation grantmaker in the United States in 2014, according to a national report released recently by CF insights.“We are thrilled but not completely... Read more

Business

Lexington, Ky – A fundraising event scheduled for Friday, April 26, and hosted by the Friends of the Kentucky Theatre (“Friends”) has been canceled due to an unexpected schedule change for Lexington native and Academy Award nominee... Read more

Business

Officials at Blue Grass Community Foundation can blow out 45 birthday candles this year — quite an accomplishment.The foundation, in its own marketing words, “is where people go to give — of their passion, money and ideas... Read more

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