Unmasking the abuse of charity status by groups that target the vulnerable is essential, GuideStarâs CEO says as he reflects on recent attacks on the organization.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Opinion-Fighting-Hate-Is-a/240449
School-choice advocates said the decision, which concerned a state program to help nonprofits renovate playgrounds, bolsters their call for taxpayer-funded private-school vouchers. Also, Blackbaud makes a big move into crowdfunding, and a charity backed by big tech bucks works to get coding into classrooms.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Supreme/240446
After threats to its staff and much criticism, the group removed flags it had placed on profiles of “hate groups,” raising questions about how best to promote civil discourse in this political moment.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/GuideStar-s-Reversal-on/240443
http://files.givewell.org/files/conversations/Malaria_Consortium_03-24-17_(public).pdf GiveWell spoke with Mr. Nelson, Dr. Maxwell, and Ms. Marasciulo of Malaria Consortium as part of an investigation into long-lasting insecticide-treated net (LLIN) distribution programs in Nigeria. Conversation
from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/FmibMtMUmYA/ML2hzXn_DwAJ
The charity tracker drew strong criticism from conservative organizations for adopting the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “hate group” tags. Also, Michael Bloomberg unveils a $200 million program to help cities address big social and environmental challenges.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-GuideStar/240435
LongtimeÂ National GeographicÂ photographer Annie Griffiths talks about Ripple Effect Images, the charity she founded to document and support female-focused aid projects around the world.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/audio/podcast-a-photojournalism-non/6341/
As part of GiveWell’s Incubation Grants program, GiveWell is partnering with IDinsight to conduct a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of New Incentives’ incentives for immunization program. Here, we provide a list of documents IDinsight has produced and agreed to make public as part of this
from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/D7wFb13vGL8/fODFEebhDgAJ
Experts liken the Amazon founder’s approach to philanthropy to his disruption of the retail industry. Also, Susan G. Komen Arizona is shutting its doors, and the Girl Scouts adds an achievement badge in cybersecurity.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Responses/240414