July 17, 2017
The Appropriations Committee approved language in a spending bill aimed at curbing IRS enforcement of the ban on electioneering by houses of worship. Also, big foundations take big financial hits as a private-equity fund popular with charitable investors goes bust.
July 12, 2017
Other notable grants include $20 million from the Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group to create new centers for brain and cell research.
July 05, 2017
Other notable awards include $5 million from Taube Philanthropies for the Museum of the Jewish People in Israel.
June 28, 2017
Also, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation awards $150 million to establish an institute for democracy studies and civic engagement at Johns Hopkins University.
June 27, 2017
School-choice advocates said the decision, which concerned a state program to help nonprofits renovate playgrounds, bolsters their call for taxpayer-funded private-school vouchers. Also, Blackbaud makes a big move into crowdfunding, and a charity backed by big tech bucks works to get coding into classrooms.
June 21, 2017
The tech giant’s philanthropy arm will support preservation of firsthand accounts of the landmark gay-rights uprising. Also, a Paul Allen fund commits $7.5 million to push breakthrough bioscience research.
June 16, 2017
Proceeds from the annual benefit more than doubled last year's total as ticket sales skyrocketed in the wake of the gun attack on Republican lawmakers at a practice field. Also, Illinois nonprofits lose a round in court in their battle to secure state payments held up by a budget impasse.
June 15, 2017
The Amazon founder has thus far given small sums relative to his wealth, but today he signaled that could be about to change.