Curated from around the web

November 14, 2018

A big gift from a Houston couple will go to supporting foster kids navigating college. Beyond academic and financial assistance, the gift will allow advising, mentorship, and the option to live with other kids who have been through the system… read more

November 13, 2018

After pouring bleach on food made for the homeless, Kansas City health officials change course. Health inspectors in Missouri shut down large food giveaways meant to feed the homeless in Kansas City parks across the city last week… read more

November 2, 2018

A family foundation bridges old and new with a gift for children’s mental health. After a strategy shift several years ago, the once sleepy family foundation has emerged as a force in the D.C. area funding scene…. read more

October 31, 2018
Shoeshiner who donated $202,000 in tips to sick children leaves behind legacy of kindness. Albert Lexie collected a lot of money in tips over 30 years. He donated it all… read more

October 31, 2018

Bourgeois utopias, home ownership, urbanism and much more: a conference on the ideas of philanthropist Howard F. Ahmanson more

October 30, 2018

Powerless: how top foundations failed to defend their values—and now risk losing everything… read more

October 22, 2018

The Dark Money that funded ‘Dark Money’. Liberal Groups sponsor a documentary faulting conservative groups that sponsor political advocacy… read more

October 16, 2018

The Country’s first-ever credit union to lend exclusively to farmers and food producers hits milestone and moves forward. Credit Project Raises $2.4M in Capital Donations, gets full endorsement from the Maine Delegation… read more

October 12, 2018

The need for a strong voice for institutional philanthropy. If ever there was a time that we can see that business and government alone won’t cut it, that we need great giving and great nonprofits, too, now is that time…. read more

October 11, 2018

Powerless: How to foundations failed to defend their vales and now risk losing everything… read more

October 8, 2018

Philanthropy delivers an outcome — and its name is Brett Kavanaugh. It also represented something… read more

October 4, 2018

Charitable Infidelity: How best to give? What is a philanthropist? The answer might depend on who you ask—and when. … read more