In other news, a $6 million gift aims to diversify leadership at museums; a drug charity financed almost completely by the pharmaceutical industry may shut its doors; Buzzfeed has identified more than two dozen supporters of Project Veritas; Minnesota Public Radio parts ways with Garrison Keillor over sexual-harassment allegations; and more.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Google/241930
The director of development at LatinoJustice talks about how the organization got young people involved as donors, volunteers, advocates, and potential future leaders.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/video/video-how-a-junior-board-can/6479/
In other articles, a look at the far-reaching influence of a right-wing Christian legal group that claims âthe homosexual agenda threatens religious freedom”; NPR’s chief news editor has left his job amid allegations of sexual harassment; an update on how much is being raised and spent on Hurricane Harvey relief; and additional articles on Giving Tuesday and Project Veritas and more.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-How/241909
Charities are continuing to press for a break that would allow everyone to get a charitable deduction, even those who donât itemize. They say otherwise just rich people would have an incentive to give.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofit-Advocates-Make/241906
The forecast for giving is strong, but The Chronicle is tracking potential big changes and long-term trends that could disrupt the momentum, including tax debates and a decline in the number of Americans who make charitable contributions.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/As-Giving-Season-Kicks-Off/241891
The decentralized nature of the nonprofit world makes it vulnerable to challenges from the White House and Congress. Letâs not just give today but stand up to threats.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Opinion-Make-Giving-Tuesday-a/241889
Also, the Koch Foundation and the Huntsman family give Utah State $50 million; the GOP tax plan could halt rehabilitation of older affordable-housing projects because of the loss of tax breaks; a program helps Girl Scouts visit their mothers in prison twice a month; and more.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Donors/241888