A few charities that stopped holding galas at the Florida resort last year due to the president’s controversial comments are planning events there this winter. Plus, legal experts say the Heritage Foundation’s efforts to train and influence law clerks raises ethical issues; two New York museums say they will not use Saudi money for programs on Middle Eastern art; Chinese-Americans are gaining prominence as U.S. donors; and more news and articles on giving, ideas and innovation, and obituaries.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Charities-Again-Holding-Galas/244857
Urban Teachers trains schoolteachers in a rigorous four-year program in Baltimore, Washington DC, and Dallas.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Podcast-Nonprofit-Works-With/244851
The fake events posted on Facebook to exploit people’s interest in politics and protests originated in Bangladesh. In other articles, Opportunity Zones give the rich a way to get tax breaks for spending money in low-income areas; new data show how orchestras are segregated by gender; three George O’Keeffe paintings deaccessioned by the Georgia OâKeeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M., could fetch $30 million at auction; and more about big donors and ideas and innovation.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Elaborate-Scam-Aimed-at/244843
Some of the research has led to reductions in college drop-out rates, redesigned processes for arrest warrants, and decreased energy use.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Podcast-Ideas42-Tests-What/244842
Nancy Barnes, executive editor at the Houston Chronicle, will take over a year after Michael Oreskes stepped down over allegations of sexual harassment. Plus, bitcoin donations are puzzling to colleges; candidates for the University of Michigan Board of Regents are proposing plans to make the handling of endowment investments more transparent; data show that disaster aid in Houston didn’t go to people who most needed it; and more news and ideas, plus articles about Paul Allen’s legacy.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/NPR-Hires-Top-News-Executive-/244818
Clear goals, a grand vision, and storytelling that conveys results can help sell donors on unrestricted gifts.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Make-the-Case-for/244808
The group’s board chairman has also stepped down. and several other investigations of the nonprofit are ongoing. Plus, George Mason University’s review of philanthropic giving and donor influence is finished, but the institution still has issues to resolve; a look at Priscilla Chan’s ambitious philanthropic plans; the #MeToo movement’s founder is trying to move beyond trauma; Jeff Bezos discusses charity versus government; and much more about people, innovation, and presidential politics.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/More-Than-Me-CEO-Leaves/244807
Part of the donation will be in the form of unrestricted money for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Plus, the Salesforce and Twitter chiefs are sparring over a San Francisco ballot measure to help the homeless; leading researches at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have disclosed relationships with health-care companies that they had not previously disclosed; a Hong Kong movie star says he will give most of his $714 million fortune to charity; and more about innovation, people, and the arts.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Harvard-Gets-100-Million-for/244795
The donation will go to math and science and includes unrestricted money for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Plus, when Mark Zuckerberg tried to revamp education, one Connecticut town fought back; the Lilly Endowment is giving $125 million to Indiana community foundations; an atheist nonprofit has sued the IRS, saying that its tax exemption was revoked unfairly; and more about ideas and innovation, opinion, cultural groups, and leadership.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Harvard-Gets-100-Million-for/244784