Curated from around the web

May 23, 2019

Conservatives Have Become as Impatient as Liberals, and That’s Not Good. A response to: What went wrong (and right) with Conservative Philanthropy… read more


April 29, 2019

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? As flames engulfed Notre-Dame, people from around the world opened their wallets and began making donations… read more


April 24, 2019

A Tale of Two Donors: Disputed Gifts Underscore the Growing Complexity of Higher Ed Fundraising. Disputes between aggrieved donors and recipient schools… read more


April 24, 2019

Melinda Gates Wants Nonprofits and Foundations to Put More Emphasis on Women. When Bill and Melinda Gates created their philanthropy in 2000, they named it after both of them… read more


April 24, 2019

The True Story of Nonprofits and Taxes. From the outside, it can look like the nonprofit sector, because it is tax exempt, does not contribute to government tax bases at all… read more


April 17, 2019

‘Shadowy’ dark money network behind left-wing causes exposed in new report. An expansive network of “shadowy” dark money donors has grown to rival the influence of the conservative Koch network… read more


April 17, 2019


Melinda Gates on tech innovation, global health and her own privilege. You would perhaps be demonstrating an excess of sympathy to feel sorry for ultrawealthy philanthropists… read more


April 5, 2019

The Road Ahead: Will Philanthropic Critique Change Philanthropic Practice? Serious criticism of 21st-century philanthropy has only recently found a major platform… read more


April 3, 2019

Pew Charitable Trusts CEO Rebecca W. Rimel to step down. Rebecca W. Rimel, who has been president and CEO of The Pew Charitable Trusts since 1994, will step down… read more


April 2, 2019

Does dirty money make the art world go round? Philanthropy from certain sources is increasingly deemed too dodgy to touch… read more


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





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