June 28, 2017
A media report details the financial dealings of Trump defense attorney Jay Sekulow's Christian charity network. Also, Los Angeles lawmakers approve George Lucas's plan to build his $1 billion museum in the city, and the internet gets it wrong on Mitch McConnell's childhood polio treatment.
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 26, 2017
The charity tracker drew strong criticism from conservative organizations for adopting the Southern Poverty Law Center's "hate group" tags. Also, Michael Bloomberg unveils a $200 million program to help cities address big social and environmental challenges.
June 23, 2017
The president's son is no longer on the board of the former Eric Trump Foundation, now called Curetivity. Also, looks at nonprofits developing artificial intelligence for social good and challenges faced by foundations that opt to spend down and close.
June 22, 2017
Experts liken the Amazon founder's approach to philanthropy to his disruption of the retail industry. Also, Susan G. Komen Arizona is shutting its doors, and the Girl Scouts adds an achievement badge in cybersecurity.
June 20, 2017
The Democratic candidate in the bellwether special election is highlighting his GOP rival's role as a Susan G. Komen executive when the cancer charity briefly cut off grants to Planned Parenthood. Also, commentaries on the implications of megagiving and Jeff Bezos's philanthropic plans.
June 19, 2017
The state grant program aims to shore up community and Planned Parenthood clinics facing potental shortfalls. Plus, a philanthropy consultant critiques Jeff Bezos's Twitter call for giving advice, and New York State shuts down a cancer charity investigators say was effectively run by a commercial fundraiser.
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
Lawmakers will take the field as scheduled tonight to raise money for D.C. charities, despite Wednesday's gun attack on a Republican congressional baseball team at a pregame practice. Also, Harvard's president announces her exit, and San Diego takes the crown in Charity Navigator's ranking of big-city nonprofit communities.
June 14, 2017
Also, plans to overhaul the health-care system could set the stage for faster growth of crowdfunding websites, and how better marketing could draw more donations to help Syrian refugees.