Donors in Fight With Ohio State U. Over Use of Gift: Daily News Roundup

Michael Moritz’s widow and son say the university is illegally using money from the endowment for “development fees.” In other articles, professors at St. Louis University say a recent $50 million contribution gives the donor a say in hiring; the divestment movement to combat climate change has gained momentum; Marc Benioff says his purchase of Time magazine fits in with other impact investing; and more about nonprofits and government and arts and culture.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Donors-in-Fight-With-Ohio/244546

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New GlobalGiving CEO Plans to Push More Aid to Local Humanitarian Groups

Alix Guerrier will use his background in data and education services to overhaul the way people give on the crowdfunding platform.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/New-GlobalGiving-CEO-Plans-to/244543

In Sobering New Report, Bill and Melinda Gates Ask: ‘Is Poverty Inevitable?’

The second installment of their annual “Goalkeepers” report raises fresh alarms that the current political environment and other factors are making it difficult to sustain momentum for humanitarian achievements.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/In-Sobering-New-Report-Bill/244540

Daily News Roundup: Controversial Nonprofit That Houses Migrant Kids Suing Houston

Also, a top physician at Sloan Kettering has resigned amid reports that he failed to disclose millions in payments from health-care companies in research articles; donations to storm relief in the Carolinas is coming from Michael Jordan, professional sports teams, universities, among other sources; and other articles on nonprofits on the law, big gifts, and much more.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-/244533

Daily News Roundup: Food Banks in S. Carolina Already Low on Supplies

Groups in evacuation zones have closed, straining those that are still open. Plus, a University of Michigan regent rejected thousands of dollars in campaign contributions; an artist’s daughter sued the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s board for the return of her mother’s sculptures; a judge sided with an ex-employee of the Gates Foundation who said he had been misled about the scope of his job and then fired; and more about Jeff Bezos’s philanthropy, other big gifts, innovation, and sexual misconduct.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Food-Banks/244521

Daily News Roundup: Airbnb to Help People Displaced by Hurricane Florence Find Places to Stay

The company has activated its “response tool” so hosts can open their homes to people who have been evacuated and relief workers. Plus, St. John’s College has a philanthropy-centered plan to cut tuition; the president of Texas Tech talks about the loss of a $10 million gift; tech entrepreneurs are trying to make money while helping people do things like make down payments on new homes; and much more about big donors, philanthropy and government, and cultural groups.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Airbnb-to/244506