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ProLiteracy Statistical Report from 2012-2013

A new survey of ProLiteracy adult literacy and basic education member organizations finds that federal funding for these programs continues to shrink—falling 1 percentage point over last year and falling 10 percentage points since 2006.

Additionally, ProLiteracy programs show a general trend of receiving less public funding overall. In 2011-12, 38 percent of programs received federal and/or state funding; that figure has fallen to 31 percent in 2012-13.

Foundation Stats: Top Givers, Top Recipients, and Most Funded Areas

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The Foundation Center's recently revamped Foundation Stats provides the most comprehensive resource available for generating tables and charts on the size, scope, and giving priorities of the U.S. foundation community.

Use Foundation Stats to explore the top grantmakers and top grant recipients in the US, export data, or create charts to use in presentations or reports.

Foundation Center Launches IssueLab: More than 11,000 free research publications for nonprofits

The Foundation Center has launched the next generation of IssueLab, a web site that provides free and open access to resources that analyze the world's most pressing social, economic, and environmental challenges and their potential solutions. The platform contains more than 11,000 documents and represents one of the largest collections of social sector knowledge, spanning 40 issues areas, from agriculture to immigration to welfare.

IssueLab's features include: