Also, help for people most in need in one hurricane-ravaged Florida county is slow to come. In other news, the Obama Foundation’s outreach meeting drew fans and critics; and the value of an Iowa State University gift has grown $52 million in eight months.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-350/241208
The number of donors has surged from 3,400 in 2015 to more than 26,000 in 2016, and readership is up 70 percent.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/audio/podcast-propublica-s-boom-in/6403/
Speakers at The Chronicleâs Philanthropy NEXT conference discussed race, gender, and sexual orientation in philanthropy.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofit-Leaders-and/241199
Also, faith groups play an integral role in disaster recovery in coordination with state and federal agencies, and Time profiles the immigrant billionaire who has made one of the biggest gifts for hurricane relief. In other news, Phillip Morris commits $1 billion for anti-tobacco efforts; mid-Manhattan library gets $55 million; and Chicago’s South and West sides get $40 million.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-JJ/241193
A cadre of young new leaders brought fresh ideas â and more money â to an organization that dared to shake up its board membership and the way it operated.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/How-a-Board-Revampeda-New/241191
Also, Caribbean survivors of Irma worry they will be forgotten. In other news, George Soros’s foundation has a new acting leader, a billionaire WhatsApp co-founder is starting a foundation, and the Obama Foundation has announced a summit to train young people who want to “change the world.”
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-145/241177
The nationâs largest grant-maker issues a report card meant to underscore deep worries that the world is in danger of backsliding on a broad range of international-development objectives.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Gates-Report-Stresses-Need-for/241173
Also, Irma has prompted a wave of giving from corporate America, and Puerto Ricans travel to Virgin Islands to help victims. In other news, nonprofits brace for possible changes to the tax code that they fear could reduce giving.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Irmas/241153
In this segment from the Business of Giving, Maurice Jones of the Local Initiative Support Corporation talks about joining forces with nonprofits, for-profits, and governments to build housing, provide social services, and more.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/audio/podcast-working-with-partners/6401/
Early reports say the buildings received minimal damage, though with power outages, climate control is a concern. In other news, nonprofits brace for possible changes to the tax code that they fear could reduce giving.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Irma/241153