We have experienced several cases of others falsely claiming to represent GiveWell or “GiveWell Inc.” to job-seekers. We would like to make the public aware of this fraudulent activity: http://www.givewell.org/about/FAQ/scams-claiming-givewell-association. — Catherine Hollander http://www.GiveWell.or
from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/oKDWfF-zdg4/Ea3iBIR_AgAJ
New data shows that the ACLU, Southern Poverty Law Center, and other groups that have been prominent in fighting the presidentâs policies have been big beneficiaries of those gifts.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/FederalCorporate-Workers/241219
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
GiveWell recently published its audited financial statements and accompanying report to the audit committee for 2016 to its Official Records page: Clear Fund 2016 audited financial statements (PDF) Clear Fund 2016 report to the audit committee (PDF) http://www.givewell.org/about/official-records
from Newly published GiveWell materials https://groups.google.com/d/msg/newly-published-givewell-materials/H4lewEbKeEI/NA7ipi3pAQAJ
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