Analyzing Bezos’s $2 Billion Tweet, Line by Line

Jeff Bezos’s pledge has the philanthropy world buzzing, but it’s short on specifics. We parse his announcement for whatever clues it may provide.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Analyzing-Bezos-s-2-Billion/244538

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In Sobering New Report, Bill and Melinda Gates Ask: ‘Is Poverty Inevitable?’

The second installment of their annual “Goalkeepers” report raises fresh alarms that the current political environment and other factors are making it difficult to sustain momentum for humanitarian achievements.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/In-Sobering-New-Report-Bill/244540

Daily News Roundup: Controversial Nonprofit That Houses Migrant Kids Suing Houston

Also, a top physician at Sloan Kettering has resigned amid reports that he failed to disclose millions in payments from health-care companies in research articles; donations to storm relief in the Carolinas is coming from Michael Jordan, professional sports teams, universities, among other sources; and other articles on nonprofits on the law, big gifts, and much more.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-/244533

Daily News Roundup: Food Banks in S. Carolina Already Low on Supplies

Groups in evacuation zones have closed, straining those that are still open. Plus, a University of Michigan regent rejected thousands of dollars in campaign contributions; an artist’s daughter sued the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s board for the return of her mother’s sculptures; a judge sided with an ex-employee of the Gates Foundation who said he had been misled about the scope of his job and then fired; and more about Jeff Bezos’s philanthropy, other big gifts, innovation, and sexual misconduct.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Food-Banks/244521