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
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/
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
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
A wide variety of nonprofits quickly joined the fray with statements of outrage, hope, and healing. We collected a sampling of their comments.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/An-Intolerable-Failure-/240949
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
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
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
A Chronicle chart lists major commitments grant makers explicitly touted as responses to Trump policies or more generally linked the shifting political environment.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/700-MillionCounting-How/240922
In the wake of the violence at a white-supremacist rally in Virginia, the NAACP and the Southern Poverty Law Center said the presidentâs 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