August 21, 2017
The Rice 360° Institute for Global Health is up for the MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change prize for its work developing neonatal-care equipment tough enough to withstand harsh conditions in African hospitals.
August 11, 2017
Also, the Cleveland Clinic stands by plans to hold its winter gala at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, and stolen emails reveal a Persian Gulf state's $20 million donation to an influential foreign-policy think tank.
August 11, 2017
The head of the national coalition of nonprofits and foundations talks about advocacy, technology, and the unsung economic impact of the charitable world.
August 04, 2017
Donors gave 28 percent less money via the platform than in June. On the bright side, 12.6 percent more donors made contributions last month than in July 2016.
August 01, 2017
The Chronicle staff reports on colleges, hospitals, social-service organizations, and other nonprofits that took a risk and got results.
July 24, 2017
The third in a series of interviews with semifinalists in the MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change contest covers the Internet Archive, which wants to make more books available to the public, preserve out-of-print titles, and assist libraries.
July 21, 2017
Through his nonprofit, Think of Us, Sixto Cancel is testing a mobile app designed to coach young people aging out of their foster homes how to navigate housing, employment, and more.
July 07, 2017
Language in House spending bills would bar the agency from using appropriated funds to scrutinize "dark money" 501(c)(4) groups. Also, how a federal investigation of antiquities imports by Hobby Lobby could affect the new Bible museum backed by the store chain's owners.
July 06, 2017
Hedge-fund billionaire Louis Bacon's foundation was ensnared in a Ponzi-like scheme orchestrated by a Wall Street peer. Also, Turkish police detain the head of the country's Amnesty International chapter, and Oscar winners create virtual-reality experiences for charity.
June 27, 2017
School-choice advocates said the decision, which concerned a state program to help nonprofits renovate playgrounds, bolsters their call for taxpayer-funded private-school vouchers. Also, Blackbaud makes a big move into crowdfunding, and a charity backed by big tech bucks works to get coding into classrooms.
June 23, 2017
The president's son is no longer on the board of the former Eric Trump Foundation, now called Curetivity. Also, looks at nonprofits developing artificial intelligence for social good and challenges faced by foundations that opt to spend down and close.
June 22, 2017
Experts liken the Amazon founder's approach to philanthropy to his disruption of the retail industry. Also, Susan G. Komen Arizona is shutting its doors, and the Girl Scouts adds an achievement badge in cybersecurity.
June 19, 2017
The state grant program aims to shore up community and Planned Parenthood clinics facing potental shortfalls. Plus, a philanthropy consultant critiques Jeff Bezos's Twitter call for giving advice, and New York State shuts down a cancer charity investigators say was effectively run by a commercial fundraiser.
June 16, 2017
Proceeds from the annual benefit more than doubled last year's total as ticket sales skyrocketed in the wake of the gun attack on Republican lawmakers at a practice field. Also, Illinois nonprofits lose a round in court in their battle to secure state payments held up by a budget impasse.
June 06, 2017
Also, the Supreme Court rules that faith-affiliated hospitals need not abide by federal regulations on insuring employee pensions, and an art critic mounts a climate-based case for cultural institutions to reject Koch philanthropy.
May 31, 2017
The grant maker is re-establishing a physical presence in its native city 64 years after moving its headquarters to New York. Also, Google co-founder Sergey Brin is reportedly building the world's largest aircraft with a charitable purpose in mind.
May 30, 2017
The White House is set to relax the mandate on birth-control coverage in employee health-care plans, which religious nonprofits have fought bitterly. Also, a political scientist looks at the NAACP's leadership crisis, and Charlotte, N.C.'s property boom disrupts a major charity program.
May 15, 2017
The services aim to expand mission investing by helping funds and enterprises raise capital faster and more efficiently.
May 10, 2017
The tech giant will give over part of a structure in its planned office campus in downtown Seattle to a homelessness charity. Also, an Illinois appeals court rules that a public college's fundraising foundation is subject to open-records laws.
May 09, 2017
A City Hall-led campaign encourages people to pass up panhandlers in favor of supporting a charitable housing fund. Also, a look at the state of local nonprofit newsrooms and an accountant's view of a major New York charity's fiscal meltdown.