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"Joe Biden" by Marc Nozell licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Former Vice President, Joe Biden, is continuing his legacy as a leader fighting for social justice and equality through his...
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In matters of diversity, funders and nonprofit staff and board should reflect the communities they are representing in order to...
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A public policy organization that is focused on racial and economic justice opened a new center in Oakland that will...
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Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation says it awarded a record $45 million in grants last year. ...
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Already three nonprofit organizations have rejected funds from the Trump administration for developing educational material that challenges ‘violent extremism.’ ...
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In recognition of their hard work in driving positive change, 5 nonprofits will be selected for the Atlantic’s Renewal Awards...
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Susan L. Solomon discusses the first privately-funded stem cell laboratory in the nation that accelerates cures for the major diseases...
FILE - In this  Jan. 18, 2012, file photo, Mallory Whitt works at her desk at the offices of the Wikipedia Foundation in San Francisco. The foundation announced on Jan. 26, 2017, that Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is donating $500,000 to help curb harassment on Wikipedia. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is donating $500,000 to help curb harassment on Wikipedia. ...
"The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation" by Nam-ho Park licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Nonprofits are making greater use of impact investment to drive their social and environmental missions. ...
"Bill Gates, speaking at the UK-hosted GAVI immunisation Alliance pledging event" by DFID - UK Department for International Development licensed under CC BY 2.0
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SEATTLE (AP) — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is awarding $279 million to the University of Washington to expand...
Ken Berger
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President & CEO Ken Berger discusses guiding intelligent giving at the nation's largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities....
Jarrett O'Hara prepares a meal for a costumer at the Rooster Soup Co. in Philadelphia, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. The restaurateurs have found a valuable use for their discarded chicken backs: making soup for charity. All proceeds after expenses will benefit Broad Street Ministry, a local nonprofit serving the hungry and homeless. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The restaurateurs behind a popular doughnuts and fried chicken chain in Philadelphia have found a valuable use...
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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Worcester Art Museum has received an $825,000 grant that will help it highlight its collection...
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 100 countries don't keep accurate counts of births and deaths. More than 70 don't...
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President & CEO Charles Lyons discusses preventing and eliminating pediatric HIV and AIDS through research, advocacy, and treatment programs in...
FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2016 file photo, Eric Trump, son of President-elect Donald Trump, waits for an elevator in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. A charity operated by one of Donald Trump's sons flouts philanthropic standards by financially benefiting charities connected to the Trump family and members of the charity's board, an Associated Press investigation shows. The AP found that Eric Trump has exaggerated the size of his foundation and the donations it receives. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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A charity operated by one of Donald Trump's sons flouts philanthropic standards by financially benefiting charities connected to the Trump...
"Gubernatorial Speaker Series featuring Governor Deval Patrick" by Rappaport Center licensed under CC BY 2.0
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is joining the board of the foundation building President Barack Obama's future...
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Tom Ahern's advice to organizations seeking to gain donors is simple: “You have to make your donors feel good...
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VP of Programs & Int'l Operations Ian Robinson discusses saving individual animals, animal populations, and habitats through rescue missions, campaigns...
FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2001 file photo, A. Dale Cannady, the 2001 United Way campaign chairman in Richmond, Va., announces the total raised during the annual fund raising at a press conference at the Richmond Center in Richmond. United Way, ranked as America's largest charity for all but one of the past 25 years, has been knocked from that spot for 2015 by Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, the leader of a rapidly growing philanthropic sector that is transforming the way many Americans give. (Clement Britt/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
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NEW YORK (AP) — United Way, ranked as America's largest charity for all but one of the past 25 years,...
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BOSTON (AP) — Tufts University in Boston is receiving a $15 million donation to expand its anatomy lab where medical...
In this Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, left, and his wife, Priscilla Chan, smile as they rehearse for a speech in San Francisco. Zuckerberg and Chan have a new lofty goal: to cure, manage or eradicate all disease by the end of this century. To this end, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the couple's philanthropic organization, is committing significant financial resources over the next decade to help accelerate basic science research. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that's even more ambitious than connecting the entire world...
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CEO Henry Berman discusses small-staffed foundations, which account for nearly half of all grant dollars in the U.S....

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