Daily News Roundup: Huge Wealth Magnifies Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scandal

In other articles, a New Jersey legal case could prompt another battle over the separation of church and state; a Yale professor says nearly every country seems to be backsliding on human rights; new federal rules for funding teen-pregnancy programs favor abstinence; universities and charter schools get big gifts; outside donors such as the Koch brothers and the Chinese government get extra scrutiny at Texas universities; and much more about nonprofit news and arts and culture.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Huge/243211


Daily News Roundup: Can Silicon Valley CEO Survive Scandal?

Emmett Carson is in the midst of a crisis over harassment claims about his chief fundraiser. In other articles, the chair of Save the Children is coming under criticism for how he dealt with a sexual-harassment scandal at the charity; Michael Bloomberg is spending $4.5 million to cover this year’s U.S. financial commitment for the Paris climate accords; Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony for tampering with computer data connected to a nonprofit donor list; and much more.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Can/243201

Interesting Read: Report on education interventions plus supplementary information

We published a new report on programs and interventions that aim to improve education in developing countries: https://www.givewell.org/international/technical/programs/education. We also published a supplementary page: https://www.givewell.org/international/technical/programs/education/suppleme

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/lZatOcC8uZw/OcGeV3QeCAAJ

Daily News Roundup: Save the Children Chair Steps Down

Alan Parker resigned before the end of his term, saying the nonprofit needed to rebuild trust. In other articles, the complaints about sexual misconduct have tripled since the Oxfam scandal says Britain’s Charity Commission; the Open Society Foundations may leave Hungary; a nonprofit created to pay Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’s legal bills raised no money last month; artificial-intelligence researchers are making $1 million-plus at nonprofits; and other articles on big gifts and more.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Save-the/243177