August 17, 2017
Also, Apple donates $2 million to groups combating racist extremism as CEO Tim Cook condemns President Trump's Charlottesville response, and Facebook rolls out a tool to make those ubiquitous birthday reminders more charity-minded.
August 16, 2017
Bill Gates announced the "Mosquito War" bed-net campaign a day after federal filings revealed his huge stock donation to his charity. Also, the MacArthur Foundation funds efforts to promote diversity in documentary filmmaking, and the Rockefeller Foundation backs bonds to help cities deal with fierce storms.
August 15, 2017
Mainstream online-fundraising firms say hosting campaigns to raise legal-defense funds for James Fields would violate their policies on hate speech. Also, humanitarian groups suspend Mediterranean migrant-rescue missions, fearing clashes with Libya's beefed-up Coast Guard.
August 14, 2017
A Chronicle chart lists major commitments grant makers linked directly to administration policies or more generally to the shifting political environment.
August 11, 2017
Also, the Cleveland Clinic stands by plans to hold its winter gala at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, and stolen emails reveal a Persian Gulf state's $20 million donation to an influential foreign-policy think tank.
August 10, 2017
President Trump's budget plan would eliminate an Obama-era program that grants $89 million to dozens of organizations for efforts to influence teenage sexual behavior. Also, a San Francisco disability charity forces out its socialite director, and strange bedfellows fight the D.C. Metro's restrictions on advocacy ads.
August 09, 2017
The parents of two British women who drowned while volunteering in South Africa say the charity that organized the trip bears responsibility. Also, cities are repealing restrictions on panhandling in the face of court defeats, and the ACLU jumps into a coal company's lawsuit against John Oliver.
August 08, 2017
It’s unclear whether Congress will actually take up tax legislation soon, but charity leaders want lawmakers to know where they stand on the charitable deduction, and two scholars are pushing for changes to make more money from individuals available to nonprofits.
August 07, 2017
The push to open the write-off for donating to all taxpayers aims to counter a proposal to double the standard deduction, which nonprofit leaders say would cut into giving. Also, New York's booming real-estate market has financially struggling congregations looking to sell historic houses of worship.
August 04, 2017
A Chronicle analysis shows nonprofits from across the country have hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake as they decide whether they will face fundraising or image risks in returning to the Florida resort owned by the president.