Glenn Gamboa covers philanthropy for the Associated Press and is part of a partnership that the Chronicle has forged with the news service to expand coverage of the nonprofit world. He was previously the managing editor of the impact-investing site Karma and a senior staff writer at Newsday.
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Craig Newmark Aims to Protect the Country by Supporting Journalism and Cybersecurity EffortsThe founder of Craigslist donated more than $80 million to his foundation and donor-advised fund last year and plans to give his fortune to charity during his lifetime.
Sheryl Sandberg Steps Into Abortion Fight With ACLU DonationThe former Meta chief operating officer opened her next chapter as a full-time philanthropist Tuesday with a donation to fight state abortion bans across the country.
Afghanistan Earthquake Victims Face Struggles Getting AidGetting donations to Afghanistan earthquake victims will be far more difficult compared with other disasters due to sanctions against the country’s Taliban government and its troubled relationship with Western nations, experts say.
Nonprofit Leader Wants Giving Circles to Be as Well-Known as CrowdfundingSara Lomelin, the CEO of Philanthropy Together, a nonprofit that seeks to use grassroots giving to diversify donations, says giving circles are the future of philanthropy.
High Inflation Leaves Food Banks Struggling to Meet NeedsEconomic conditions are intensifying demand for their support at a time when their labor and distribution costs are climbing and donations are slowing.
How the Constitution Teaches Students to Disagree CivillyThe motto for Great Valley High School and its 1,400 students in the Pennsylvania borough of Malvern, about 25 miles west of Philadelphia, is “Creating a new age of learning.”
Direct Relief CEO on How to Help UkraineThomas Tighe says helping Ukrainians can generally be done by using existing aid strategies. It’s just a matter of scale and adapting to circumstances on the ground. Also: Join our discussion on this topic Monday at 4 p.m.
Instagram Adds Fundraising to Reels to Help NonprofitsInstagram users can now attach donation buttons to their Reels, turning the short videos into fundraisers. Meta, formerly Facebook, will collect and pass along the donations to the nonprofits at no charge, paying the processing fees itself.
Ballmer Crafts New Funding Strategy to Confront Gun ViolenceSteve and Connie Ballmer usually support economic-mobility efforts, but they came to the conclusion that gun violence hinders economic gains because it scars entire communities.
Charities Struggle to Deliver Humanitarian Aid Into UkraineWith ports blocked and roads made treacherous by bombings, charities currently can’t send humanitarian aid through normal channels, but the complexities of the conflict haven’t stopped aid from reaching Ukrainians.