Daily News Roundup: Millions Given for Migrant Legal Aid

A Texas nonprofit is using the money, in part, to help parents contact their children by phone. In other articles, Facebook and crowdsourcing have helped fuel fundraising for migrants; in the months before its “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, the Trump administration awarded contracts and grants to nonprofits and business to run facilities housing migrant children; and other articles about Trump’s federal-agency overhaul plan and much more news.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Millions/243741


Rockefeller President Cleared After Investigation Triggered by Employee Complaint

Wide-ranging allegations against Rajiv Shah, including steering money to friends, were found to be “without factual basis or merit,” says board chairman Richard Parsons.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Rockefeller-President-Cleared/243738

Daily News Roundup: Donors Give Millions to Separate Migrant Families

Hundreds of thousands of people are giving to nonprofits to help families being separated at the U.S.-Mexican border, including to a record-breaking Facebook campaign that has brought in $12 million so far. Also, a look inside the nonprofits and companies that house the children. In other articles, the Trump administration is taking aim at safety-net programs as it eyes government reorganization; and much more about big philanthropy and other nonprofit news.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Donors/243728

Daily News Roundup: Outrage Over Family Separations Prompts Protests by Advocay Groups

Rallies are planned in 132 cities on June 30 to protest the Trump administration’s policy of detaining immigrant children apart from their parents. In other articles, one Texas nonprofit reaped $450 million to house detained children in a former Walmart store; the CEO of a nonprofit shelter for detained immigrant children — and who called police on a Democratic senator when he tried to enter the building — is paid $770,000; and much more about big philanthropy and other news.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Outrage/243717

Daily News Roundup: Zuckerberg and Sandberg Give to Unite Immigrant Families

The pair gave to an online drive by former Facebook employees raising money for a Texas nonprofit. In other articles, a look at what would happen if university endowments invested only in funds with diverse hiring practices; how the Koch brothers are fighting public-transit plans; and more about big philanthropy and other news.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Zuckerberg/243708