Daily News Roundup: Catholics Weigh Whether to Stop Giving Amid Sex-Abuse Scandals

In other articles, allegations of sexual misconduct have come to light at two private schools — the Hotchkiss School in Connecticut and the Key School in Annapolis; the Cleveland Orchestra has hired a law firm and formed a committee to conduct an independent investigation of alleged sexual-misconduct of concertmaster William Preucil; and a look at how small gifts can have as great an impact as big ones. Plus see more about giving and the limits of charity regulation and other news and features.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Catholics/244312

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Interesting Read: Conversation with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation about interventions to prevent congenital syphilis

http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/Gates_Foundation_05-11-18_(public).pdf GiveWell spoke with Dr. Liljestrand, Mr. Pyne-Mercier, and Ms. Foote of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of its investigation into interventions to prevent congenital syphilis. Conversation topics

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/VmNiA8osf4s/Uz5__KM9DgAJ

Daily News Roundup: Free Tuition Is Surprise Gift for All NYU Medical Students

New York Medical School announced it would cover tuition, and an anonymous gift will fund tuition for the University of Houston Medical School’s inaugural class. On other topics, a look at whether the Trump Foundation has violated federal law; the Soros Foundation will leave Hungary by the end of the month; the challenge of giving away $1 billion; plus news about museums and the arts.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Free/244297

Podcast: Social Entrepreneur Corps Teaches Students to Create Development Solutions in Central America

By working with universities and companies like Warby Parker, Social Entrepreneur Corps matches students interested in social entrepreneurship with locals to help fix problems in countries like Guatemala and Haiti.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Podcast-Social-Entrepreneur/244296

Interesting Read: Update to Helen Keller International’s vitamin A supplementation program review

We updated the “What do you get for your dollar?” section of our review of Helen Keller International’s vitamin A supplementation program: https://www.givewell.org/charities/helen-keller-international#What_do_you_get_for_your_dollar . — Erin Wolff http://www.GiveWell.org

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/mMXgvVtzUcc/IJDNbS34DQAJ

Interesting Read: Update to Malaria Consortium’s seasonal malaria chemoprevention program review

We updated the “What do you get for your dollar?” section of our review of Malaria Consortium’s seasonal malaria chemoprevention program: https://www.givewell.org/charities/malaria-consortium#Whatdoyougetforyourdollar . — Erin Wolff http://www.GiveWell.org

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/oTSHuBw141w/mmHJ6xz4DQAJ

Daily News Roundup: 3 Days on the Road With Parkland Student Activists

The New York Times has been following the high-school students as they travel the country registering voters and talking about gun violence. Plus, the Guardian reports on how diversity is part of the struggle for the Parkland students. In other articles, an accountant in Hawaii has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for stealing $7 million from a nonprofit; a charity founded by Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates is helping separated migrant families; and more about giving and other news.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-3-Days-on/244285