In the past few years, several mega donors have used LLC’s as their giving vehicles, and now the Arnolds are joining this move away from traditional philanthropy.
The increasing prevalence of 501(c)(4)s is shaping the political landscape.
If fighting poverty is philanthropy’s primary task, then foundations and donors ought to take note of the high economic and moral damage done by insidious occupational licensing laws.
The story of how the Rockefeller Institute missed out on discovering the cure to diabetes, and the Nobel Prize that came with it.
In our extremely polarized age, this is a very good piece of news.
What I saw at the Troop 209 centennial banquet was an organization that was blissfully free of politics, and which remained committed to the Scout ideal of respecting nature and helping others.
Improving communities and angering zoning bureaucrats since 2008.
Tanenhaus’ politically selective reading of DeVos family giving ignores significant contributions to local charities, presenting a distorted picture of their philanthropy.
The lesson of this debacle is a timeless one for philanthropy—ask the poor what they want, don’t just give them what you think they should have.
If a foundation is based on a fortune built in one city, should the foundation support that city or should it be a national organization with no ties to a particular region?