Earthquake That Struck War-Ravaged Syria Highlights Vital Role of Local Aid GroupsPolitics trumped humanitarian need, and the United Nations was lambasted for doing too little, but some humanitarian aid was being delivered, thanks to local Syrian groups like the Bahar Organization.
Carole and Marcus Weinstein Give $25 Million to U. of Richmond for New Academic Services CenterPlus, Baltimore real-estate developer Sam Rose gave $2 million for full scholarships for students from Ukraine, and Jacklyn and Miguel Bezos, Steve Tisch, and a Campbell’s Soup heiress gave big to support scholarships and ocean research.
Banking Failures Add to Growing Economic Uncertainty for NonprofitsFoundation grants and gifts from individuals could be at risk as nonprofits continue to struggle to pay wages that will keep workers from seeking other opportunities.
Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum Names First DirectorAlso, a pediatric hematologist oncologist will take the helm of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in May, and the Kalamazoo Community Foundation will install a new CEO this summer.
Trust in Science Has Eroded Since the Pandemic Began. How Should Philanthropy Respond?Both historical mistreatment of people of color and widespread misinformation have diminished confidence in medical science. Grant makers can foster a culture that acknowledges and addresses science’s imperfections.
8 Proven Ways to Engage Wealth Advisers — and Raise More From DAFsWhat works — and what doesn’t — when building ties with financial professionals to attract DAF gifts.
How the Ripple Effects of Bank Turmoil Could Affect Nonprofits — and How to Avoid ThemDamage to nonprofits appears limited so far, but charity leaders and experts urge groups to protect assets amid fears about the banking industry’s health.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $250 Million to Establish Chicago BiohubAlso, the Lowe’s Foundation will give $50 million to develop a pipeline of contractors and tradespeople over the next five years, and the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum has received $38 million in grants from companies and foundations.
Leaders of Color
Racial-Justice Leader Who Left Her Job Alleging Racial Bias by Board Starts New NonprofitAnne Price, former head of Insight Center for Community and Economic Development, says the new group will focus on improving the economic conditions of Black women.
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