Jeff Bezosâs pledge has the philanthropy world buzzing, but itâs 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
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
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
James Anderson discusses the organizationâs efforts to find better ways to help local governments solve problems.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Podcast-How-Bloomberg/244524
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 artistâs daughter sued the Corcoran Gallery of Artâs board for the return of her motherâs 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 Bezosâs philanthropy, other big gifts, innovation, and sexual misconduct.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Food-Banks/244521
The pledge, announced at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, raises questions about how best to deploy the infusion of cash without inflaming deep divisions over the issue.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Grant-Makers-Boost/244520
In July of 2018, Evidence Action Beta received a GiveWell Incubation Grant of $5,069,866 to create a dedicated portfolio within its incubator focused on GiveWell-aligned interventions and to provide cross-cutting support to the incubator: https://www.givewell.org/research/incubation-grants/july-
from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/5esXnKk6KaU/AmuZ1V1DCAAJ
http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/Arjun_Pant_Grace_Morgan_06-20-18_(public).pdf GiveWell spoke with Mr. Pant and Ms. Morgan of Evidence Action as part of its investigation into Evidence Action’s Dispensers for Safe Water (DSW) program’s progress and future plans. DSW is a GiveWell
from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/HhoSqO5XZoE/OQZgyf0sCAAJ
http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/IPA_02-27-18_(public).pdf GiveWell spoke with Ms. Park and Ms. McAnnally-Linz of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) as part of its investigation into opportunities to influence developing country policy. Conversation topics included IPA’s current
from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/awvXhXI37Xk/AOQDDm4rCAAJ