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January 2022

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Volume 34, Issue 3

Cover Story





  • Opinion

    The Metaverse Is Coming, and Philanthropy Needs to Be Prepared

    By intervening early in the development of the metaverse, philanthropy can head off the problems that plague Facebook and help build virtual worlds where democratic values flourish and problems are solved with empathy and understanding.
  • Opinion

    My Organization Is a Testament to Why Unrestricted Funding Matters

    Eight years ago, the Vera Institute of Justice embarked on a strategy to attract more unrestricted giving. Now a majority of its funds are unrestricted, allowing the nonprofit to move quickly to address unexpected needs, expand staff, and bring more diverse voices to its work.
  • Opinion

    Did the U.S. News College Rankings Cost My School Millions in Philanthropic Dollars?

    A college ranking guide that rewards wealth and privilege should never be factored into decisions about where to direct philanthropic dollars. Instead, donors should follow MacKenzie Scott’s well-researched and thoughtful approach to giving to HBCUs.