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In this Feb. 1, 2019, Bill and Melinda Gates look toward each other and smile while being interviewed in Kirkland, Wash. The couple, whose foundation has the largest endowment in the world, are pushing back against a new wave of criticism about whether billionaire philanthropy is a force for good. They said they’re not fazed by recent blowback against wealthy giving, including viral moments at the World Economic Forum and the shifting political conversation about taxes and socialism. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates are pushing back against a new wave of criticism about whether billionaire...
"BDoS 2642" by Larry Jacobsen licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The Boys and Girls Club of Minnesota received a $5 million donation from the Norman Skalicky Foundation to help fund...
"Bennett College Graduation Procession" by Steven Depolo licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Communities can make a big difference in supporting their local nonprofits, whether it is through donating directly to the organization...
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In this collaboration with WHUT - Howard University Television, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from the Washington D.C. region...
"Congress" by Jeremy Buckingham licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Earlier this week the Moody Foundation donated $5 million to the Presidential Leadership Scholarship program, which helps diverse leadership around...
"Money" by Ervins Strauhmanis licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new $10 million initiative by the Stand Together nonprofit is aiming to break the cycle of poverty in the...
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Earlier this month the University of Virginia announced that it received a $120 million donation from the Quantitative Foundation to...
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Leaders from nonprofits in Alaska, Minnesota, Texas and Washington D.C. discuss the important work that they do to strengthen their...
"Shutdown..." by Leo Leung licensed under CC BY 2.0
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As the partial federal government shutdown continues to impact individuals and families, nonprofits across the country are stepping up to...
Chef Creole owner Wilkinson Sejour hands out free hot meals to TSA workers at his restaurant at Miami International Airport, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Miami. The restaurant is offering free lunch and dinner to federal airport employees affected by the government shutdown. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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MIAMI (AP) — Florida airports are helping federal workers who aren't getting paid during the government shutdown by offering free...
Children's Home Society announces Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 that philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has donated $55 million to the shelter in Sioux Falls. (Briana Sanchez/The Argus Leader via AP)
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has donated $55 million to Children's Home Society, with...
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Nancy Vyskocil, President of the Northwestern Minnesota Foundation, discusses the importance of supporting small businesses to fuel the economy and...
"Goodwill (Manchester, Connecticut)" by JJBers licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The industry of non-profit thrift stores, such as Goodwill and Family Pathways, has been thriving in recent years, and experts...
In this Dec. 19, 2018 photo, Craig Antico, left, and Jerry Ashton, co-founders of RIP Medical Debt, talks to reporters in New York. The co-founders of RIP Medical Debt buy millions of dollars in past-due medical debt for pennies on the dollar. But instead of hounding people to pay, they send letters saying the debt is erased, no strings attached. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Philip Sasser had a familiar, sinking feeling when he saw the yellow envelope in his mailbox....
"Shoe Game pt. Somebody's watching me" by Michael Dunn licensed under CC BY 2.0
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CBS Corporation is distributing $20 million in funds that it will donate to several organizations for the prevention of sexual...
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Paul Welle, Chairman of the George W. Neilson Foundation, discusses how the foundation supports local nonprofits to meet the needs...
"Marc Benioff" by JD Lasica licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The UCSF Oakland Children’s Hospital will be receiving the final $15 million donation from a $50 million gift by the...
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2013 file photo, shows a close up detail of a Boy Scout uniform worn during a news conference in front of the Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Irving, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America says it is exploring "all options" to address serious financial challenges, but is declining to confirm or deny a report that it may seek bankruptcy protection in the face of declining membership and sex-abuse litigation. "I want to assure you that our daily mission will continue and that there are no imminent actions or immediate decisions expected," Chief Scout Executive Mike Surbaugh said in a statement issued Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America says it is exploring "all options" to address serious financial challenges,...
Convenience stores contribute over $1 billion a year to charities, with a particular focus on local causes. (Graphic: Business Wire)
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ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--Convenience stores contribute or collect more than $1 billion to charities annually, according to a national...
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Matt Varilek, President of the Initiative Foundation, discusses one of the many projects that the organization supports through seed grants....
"Torg Bridge" by Paul Kurlak licensed under CC BY 2.0
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This month Virginia Tech announced that it received its largest donation ever, totaling $50 million from various leaders, including the...
"COD Hosts Block Kids Building Competition 2017 41" by COD Newsroom licensed under CC BY 2.0
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This week the Lego Foundation announced its partnership with the makers of Sesame Street to donate $100 million for its...
FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2018 file photo, former mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, speaks to the media in Jackson, Miss. Bloomberg’s philanthropy has announced a $50 million donation to help fight the nation’s opioid epidemic. Bloomberg Philanthropies says over the next three years it’ll help up to 10 states address the causes of opioid addiction and strengthen prevention and treatment programs. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charity has announced a $50 million donation to help fight the...
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Kriss Deiglmeier, CEO of Tides Foundation, discusses how the foundation's risk-taking approach has allowed it to achieve positive social change...

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