Daily News Roundup: More Charlottesville Fallout as Big Charities Drop Mar-a-Lago Galas

The American Cancer Society and two other major nonprofits say they will relocate events scheduled for President Trump’s Florida estate. Meanwhile, the ACLU tempers its support for extremist groups’ right to rally, and a Murdoch blasts the president’s response to Charlottesville.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-More/240958

Podcast: A MasterCard Plan for Financial Inclusion

Shamina Singh, president of the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth, talks about the how the credit-card company is deploying technology, data, and its trusted brand to open up economic opportunities for people locked out of the financial system.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/audio/podcast-a-mastercard-plan-for/6384/

Interesting Read: 2017 Cost-effectiveness analysis – Version 2

GiveWell recently published an update to its cost-effectiveness model: https://docs.google.com/a/givewell.org/spreadsheets/d/1ulAmsDjWKgV07DiUuvVCRRJOVLw-PCjXMe-Eq2J3DtY/edit?usp=sharing, as well as release notes (.pdf) on the changes. This update, as well as past versions of GiveWell’s cost-effe

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/X7o_x0sT4WE/p9cwdg_oBgAJ

Daily News Roundup: 4,000 Faith Leaders Urge Congress to Retain Pulpit-Politicking Ban

Also, Apple donates $2 million to groups combating racist extremism as CEO Tim Cook condemns President Trump’s Charlottesville response, and Facebook rolls out a tool to make those ubiquitous birthday reminders more charity-minded.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-4000/240950

Interesting Read: March 2017 and April 2017 board meetings

We recently published materials from two meetings of the Clear Fund Board of Directors, which oversees GiveWell: – March 27, 2017 meeting: http://www.givewell.org/about/official-records/board-meeting-35. – April 25, 2017 meeting: http://www.givewell.org/about/official-records/board-m

from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/gtbrEH60nuc/7De0MMqfBgAJ

Daily News Roundup: Gates Follows $4.6 Billion Gift With Malaria Push

Bill Gates announced the “Mosquito War” bed-net campaign a day after federal filings revealed his huge stock donation to his charity. Also, the MacArthur Foundation funds efforts to promote diversity in documentary filmmaking, and the Rockefeller Foundation backs bonds to help cities deal with fierce storms.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Gates/240939

Daily News Roundup: Crowdfunding Sites Nix Appeals for Charlottesville Suspect

Mainstream online-fundraising firms say hosting campaigns to raise legal-defense funds for James Fields would violate their policies on hate speech. Also, humanitarian groups suspend Mediterranean migrant-rescue missions, fearing clashes with Libya’s beefed-up Coast Guard.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-/240930

After Charlottesville, Nonprofits Urge Trump to Fire Steve Bannon

In the wake of the violence at a white-supremacist rally in Virginia, the NAACP and the Southern Poverty Law Center said the president’s chief strategist and other White House figures they link to white nationalism must go.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/After-Charlottesville/240920