August 08, 2016
A New York Times financial columnist looks at the Maverick Collective, a women-centered philanthropic project that asks participants to give time and expertise as well as money to social causes.
August 04, 2016
Foundations should back efforts to create "deep, systemic, and structural change" rather than supporting programs that just tweak existing power structures, says one leader of the racial-justice movement.
August 02, 2016
Outgoing Stanford President John Hennessy raised billions for the university by steering clear of talking about goals in dollar terms and communicating clearly what a gift would accomplish.
July 29, 2016
Tiffany Cooper Gueye has helped expand a national education nonprofit into a model for evaluation, with programs proven to succeed.
July 29, 2016
Kalamazoo officials are moving forward with a proposal to take a page from philanthropy to close the city's budget deficit, cut taxes, and fund long-delayed projects, the Kalamazoo Gazette reports.
July 26, 2016
Seeded with a $1 million challenge gift, the effort by RSF Social Finance will mix loans, grants, and investment to help create "a more inclusive economy."
July 25, 2016
In essays for The Nation, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, Ford Foundation President Darren Walker, and six other nonprofit leaders and activists write about how philanthropy can work to address the effects of income inequality and social injustice.
July 06, 2016
Rather than making charities wait years for study findings, IDinsight offers feedback while projects are ongoing so organizers can change course midstream and get the most from limited resources.