July 25, 2017
The ruling blocks Justice Department efforts to restrict nonprofits from giving legal help to potential deportees unless they take them on as formal clients. Also, the NAACP names an interim chief executive, and Kalamazoo officials unveil details of a planned $500 million foundation to help the financially struggling city.
July 24, 2017
The soft-drink giant funded anti-obesity programs in Georgia when Brenda Fitzgerald, incoming head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was the state's health commissioner. Also, volunteerism jumps in New York City, and a tale of two Utah nonprofits that barred LGBT groups from events.
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 18, 2017
Dozens of fundraisers have left Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in recent years, fleeing what ex-staffers describe as a toxic environment created by the university's highly paid president. Plus, how big nonprofit hospitals are faring financially under Obamacare.
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 13, 2017
Foundation executives said the vice president pledged support for the work of charities but was noncommittal on specific policies.
July 13, 2017
Nonprofit hospitals and patient-advocacy groups are lobbying wavering Republicans as a vote looms on the Senate health-care measure. Also, charities explore mobile-payments app Venmo as a fundraising tool, and a big-city newspaper teams with GoFundMe to encourage crowdfunding campaigns.
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.