SEATTLE (AP) — Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder’s signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work.
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that he is giving $2 billion to start a fund that will open preschools in low-income neighborhoods and give money to nonprofits that helps homeless families.
Guest writer Jack McCurley, Chief Advancement Officer at Liberty Hill Foundation, explains why avoiding multitasking can bring a greater focus to important issues within the nonprofit sector in this week’s mOp-Ed.
HOUSTON (AP) — In the year since Hurricane Harvey caused widespread flooding and damage along the Texas Gulf Coast and in and around Houston, nonprofits and charities have been busy filling the gaps in aid that government agencies may not have covered.
For decades, Michael Drweiga has opened his wallet whenever the donation basket comes around at church, but the latest revelations of priests sexually abusing children brought him to the conclusion that he can no longer justify giving.
According to a report in the Economist, the percentage of private wealth held by women is growing. In just five years, private wealth among females grew from $34 trillion to $51 trillion, and as that shift continues, the face of philanthropy is changing too.