Carlos Slim, one of the world’s most influential figures and fourth richest man, released a new, free educational platform called ‘App-prende’ that teaches skills and lesson for specific trades. The platform will help expand opportunities for poor Spanish-speakers who otherwise might not have access to education and, in turn, employment.
Bill Gates recently announced his foundation’s new initiative to donate 100,000 chickens to families living in extreme poverty, as a simple business model that can produce monetary resources for beneficiaries.
United States Artists group received $20 million in funding from organizations like the Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Nonprofit policy expert Pablo Eisenberg released an op-ed Monday responding to the call from Emmett Carson, chief executive of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, for a merger between Independent Sector and the Council on Foundations.