Curated from around the web

March 15, 2019

How a Project in Boston is Mixing Philanthropy and Investments to Re-imagine Capitalism. For Boston’s working-class communities of color, the city’s economy is not working. That’s evidenced by a shocking racial wealth gap… read more


March 14, 2019

Actresses charged in college admissions cheating scheme. Here’s what you need to know about the massive college admissions cheating scandalread more


March 13, 2019

Why money meant for charities isn’t getting to them. Roughly $100 billion that’s supposed to go to charities sits fallow in tax-avoidant account… read more


March 13, 2019

TPG’s McGlashan among defendants charged in college scheme. A great irony: one of the figures charged in college admissions bribing scheme was also one of the founders of the Rise Fund, an impact investing fund that placed heavy emphasis on impact measurement… read more


March 11, 2019
Artist-Endowed Foundations have been growing fast and are “an increasingly influential force.” Buoyed by a surging global art market, artist-endowed foundations have ramped up grantmaking across the past five years and reshaped the arts funding landscape in the process. A new study documents the full extent of the field’s expansion… read more

February 28, 2019

Who is tackling the World’s biggest overlooked health crisis? When it comes to global health’s primary concerns, most people might not put mental health at the top of the list… read more


February 28, 2019

How Liberatory Philanthropy and Restorative Investing can remake the economy. The past year ushered in a new level of poignant and popular critique of the business of philanthropy… read more


February 28, 2019

Healing Invisible Wounds: A look at a major push on Veterans’ mental health. The report concludes that roughly half of veterans surveyed who showed a need for mental healthcare said they do not currently receive any such care… read more


February 22, 2019

“A very different Era.” Why a tech donor is stepping up for Journalism Ethics. Urgent issues like voter protection and the integrity of news… read more


February 15, 2019

Bill, Melinda Gates unfazed by recent criticism of billionaire philanthropy.  The couple, whose foundation has the largest endowment in the world, say they are not fazed by recent blowback against wealthy giving… read more


February 13, 2019

Hamburger on Liberal Suppression: How section 501(C)(3)’s speech restrictions undermine Constitutional rights. The section exempts religious, educational, and charitable organizations from federal income tax… read more


February 13, 2019

Has a Davos backlash begun? While, last year, attendees were fairly enthusiastic about the global economic outlook and their political fortunes – this year, not so much… read more





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