Nonprofit leaders like Jennifer Chandler of the National Council of Nonprofits welcome the push for transparency but worry about the time it will take to be sure their information is accurate on several sites.
But navigating the thousands of groups is challenging, in part because of a lack of research on what works and because too many projects are ineffective.
Emmett Carson’s Silicon Valley Community Foundation, recipient of $1-billion from Mark Zuckerberg, has been working to reinvent itself by expanding its focus and building more alliances with corporate donors.
Compared to the leaders of America's wealthiest foundations a decade ago, today's new hires are much more likely to be gay, black, or female and to come from modest backgrounds.
Knight’s leader Alberto Ibargüen has made it a priority to increase the number of minority-owned firms that manage the fund’s fortune.
Silicon Valley companies LinkedIn and VMware find a new recruiting tool in letting employees distribute thousands to charities.