Curated from around the web

August 16, 2017

What happens when a foundation puts residents in charge of local grant-making? … read more

August 11, 2017

A San Francisco charity had long deceived donors by funding the director’s posh lifestyle while spending relatively little on people with developmental disabilities it purported to serve… read more

August 10, 2017

The rich get richer: David Callahan thinks that wealthy donors who are committed to “giving while living” will give up because they are making money faster than they can give it away… read more

August 9, 2017

Michael E. Hartmann writes about a recent scientific article on theories of knowledge development and suggests that donors, in their constant search for novelty, should perhaps be a little more leery of relying upon that which might be too enticing: What’s new… read more

August 4, 2017

How to bring happy hour to nonprofit work… read more

August 4, 2017

Revisiting the ends and means of corporate philanthropy in light of General Motors’ recent announcement to shift its philanthropic strategy… read more

July 19, 2017

De Blasio proposes linking city funding to diversity with the release of a Ford Foundation-backed report labeled “the first comprehensive cultural plan in New York City history”… read more

July 17, 2017

Nonprofit leaders called on Vice President Pence to protect and expand the charitable tax deduction in a face-to-face meeting in Washington… read more

July 13, 2017

Development Directors are not miracle workers: nonprofit leaders should focus more on the underlying conditions that allow organizations to succeed… read more

July 5, 2017

What if philanthropy isn’t the best way for rich people to help others?… read more

June 28, 2017

Is Big Philanthropy compatible with democracy?… read more

June 16, 2017

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants your ideas on how he should spend his billions in philanthropy… read more