February 16, 2017
At a time when many philanthropists are focusing on charter schools and vouchers, Texas billionaire Charles Butt is investing in his state's public schools.
February 15, 2017
Other notable awards include $8 million for Onward Israel and $4 million for education programs at Lincoln Center.
February 15, 2017
A University of Cambridge study examines key characteristics of breakout fundraising and awareness efforts like the ice-bucket challenge. Also, a major science publisher reaches an agreement with the Gates Foundation on "open access" research.
February 08, 2017
Other notable awards include $2.5 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance diversity in Philadelphia music-education programs.
February 07, 2017
U.S. universities raised $41 billion, barely more than the previous year. Harvard led the way, taking in nearly $1.2 billion.
February 06, 2017
Also, a refugee-resettlement charity faces an uncertain future in the wake of President Trump's bid to restrict immigration, and Republican members of Congress call for amending the Johnson Amendment.
February 01, 2017
Other notable grants include $2 million from the James M. Cox Foundation to renovate the Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta and $1.5 million from the Omidyar Network to the Nigerian organization BudgIT.
January 30, 2017
Also, household-products giant SC Johnson and its CEO give $150 million Cornell's business school, and a Republican gay-rights group commits to working with the Trump White House.
January 26, 2017
Nonprofits hope 2017 will be a success, too, but worry about President Trump’s position on numerous issues and that an economic downturn might be looming.
January 25, 2017
Also, David Cameron joins the nonprofit world as head of a British Alzheimer's charity, and the New York Philharmonic loses its president.