July 21, 2017
Also, a Brooklyn hospital gets $25 million from a family foundation established by Jeff Bezos's mother and stepfather, and Howard Buffett donates $3 million to expand a children's museum.
July 20, 2017
Mayor Bill de Blasio says arts nonprofits' progress on staff and board equity will be a factor in City Hall grant decisions. Also, big donors to the San Antonio Symphony form a nonprofit to take over operation of the financially struggling orchestra.
July 19, 2017
Just 1.5 percent of grants go to efforts to improve how elections work and other key issues; increasing that to 4 percent could help curb gridlock and partisanship.
July 18, 2017
Fueled by international gifts from donor-advised-fund accounts, community grant makers have more than doubled overseas outlays in recent years, a new study found.
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 14, 2017
Eight of the world's largest relief groups will raise money together to alleviate starvation in three African countries and Yemen. Also, the University of Louisville Foundation comes under state investigation, and Howard Buffett gives a philanthropic boost to his adopted Illinois hometown.
July 12, 2017
The Knight First Amendment Institute says the president's account is a "public forum" and he violates the free-speech rights of users he prevents from posting responses. Plus, a Philadelphia public broadcaster's executive pay arouses ire, and Melinda Gates slams White House policies on family planning.
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 10, 2017
The iconic charity put its national office on the market following years of multimillion-dollar losses. Also, Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy winners talk about the roots of their giving, and conservative philanthropy leaders make a case against impact investing.