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
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/
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
The Democratic candidate in the bellwether special election is highlighting his GOP rival’s role as a Susan G. Komen executive when the cancer charity briefly cut off grants to Planned Parenthood. Also, commentaries on the implications of megagiving and Jeff Bezos’s philanthropic plans.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Tight-Ga/240395
Taproot Foundation founder Aaron Hurst talks the coming age of the “purpose economy” and his current venture, Imperative, which aims to help employers hire people hungry for meaning in their work lives.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/audio/podcast-how-to-build-a-nonpro/6334/
Protest marches against recent racist, sexist, xenophobic, and anti-civil-rights activities are good, but nonprofits need a more strategic and disciplined way to strive for whatâs right.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Opinion-Resist-How-to-Fight/240341
Millennials are most likely to ramp up donations this year, according to a report on political affiliationâs impact on philanthropy under the new administration.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Trump-Policies-Prod-Democrats/240350