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"The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation" by Nam-ho Park licensed under CC BY 2.0
Foundations, News
Private U.S. foundations are required to distribute 5% of their assets annually, but very few major foundations ever go beyond...
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Foundations, News, Philanthropy
The rising popularity of crowdfunding is shifting the conversation on philanthropy by challenging how charitable work is funded, and “how...
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AP, Foundations, News, Nonprofit Organizations
The National Council of Nonprofits (NCN) launched a campaign to earn support from nonprofits organizations calling for the protection of...
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Arts, Media & Culture, Children & Families, Education, Environment, Foundations, Health, Previews
Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....
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AP, Foundations, News
Several Detroit foundations have united to launch a $900,000 fund for supporting high quality journalism. ...
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Environment, Foundations, News
According to the Mexican government, the Monarchs occupied only 10 acres of forest during the 2016-2017 migration season, a significant...
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Foundations, News, Nonprofit Organizations
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative has contributed a grant initiative aiming to protect nonprofit organizations in lieu...
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Foundations, Health, Previews
Susan L. Solomon discusses the first privately-funded stem cell laboratory in the nation that accelerates cures for the major diseases...
"Joe Biden" by Marc Nozell licensed under CC BY 2.0
Foundations, News
Former Vice President, Joe Biden, is continuing his legacy as a leader fighting for social justice and equality through his...
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Foundations, News
In matters of diversity, funders and nonprofit staff and board should reflect the communities they are representing in order to...
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Foundations, News
A public policy organization that is focused on racial and economic justice opened a new center in Oakland that will...
Ken Berger
Foundations, Previews
President & CEO Ken Berger discusses guiding intelligent giving at the nation's largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities....
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AP, Arts, Media & Culture, Children & Families, Education, Environment, Foundations, Health, Justice & Poverty, News
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation says it awarded a record $45 million in grants last year. ...
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Foundations, Justice & Poverty, News
Already three nonprofit organizations have rejected funds from the Trump administration for developing educational material that challenges ‘violent extremism.’ ...
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Foundations, News
In recognition of their hard work in driving positive change, 5 nonprofits will be selected for the Atlantic’s Renewal Awards...
Charles Lyon
Children & Families, Foundations, Health, Justice & Poverty, Previews
President & CEO Charles Lyons discusses preventing and eliminating pediatric HIV and AIDS through research, advocacy, and treatment programs in...
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)
AP, Arts, Media & Culture, Foundations, News
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
Foundations, News
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
AP, Foundations, Health, News
SEATTLE (AP) — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is awarding $279 million to the University of Washington to expand...
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Environment, Foundations, Previews
VP of Programs & Int'l Operations Ian Robinson discusses saving individual animals, animal populations, and habitats through rescue missions, campaigns...
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)
AP, Foundations, Justice & Poverty, News
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The restaurateurs behind a popular doughnuts and fried chicken chain in Philadelphia have found a valuable use...
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AP, Arts, Media & Culture, Foundations, News
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Worcester Art Museum has received an $825,000 grant that will help it highlight its collection...
"United Nations" by Paul VanDerWerf licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Children & Families, Foundations, Justice & Poverty, News
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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Foundations, Previews
CEO Henry Berman discusses small-staffed foundations, which account for nearly half of all grant dollars in the U.S....

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