Michael Moritzâs widow and son say the university is illegally using money from the endowment for âdevelopment fees.â 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
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
Jeff Bezosâs pledge has the philanthropy world buzzing, but itâs short on specifics. We parse his announcement for whatever clues it may provide.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Analyzing-Bezos-s-2-Billion/244538
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
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
James Anderson discusses the organizationâs efforts to find better ways to help local governments solve problems.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Podcast-How-Bloomberg/244524
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 artistâs daughter sued the Corcoran Gallery of Artâs board for the return of her motherâs 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 Bezosâs philanthropy, other big gifts, innovation, and sexual misconduct.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Food-Banks/244521
The pledge, announced at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, raises questions about how best to deploy the infusion of cash without inflaming deep divisions over the issue.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Grant-Makers-Boost/244520
The company has activated its âresponse toolâ so hosts can open their homes to people who have been evacuated and relief workers. Plus, St. Johnâs 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
The $12 million commitment follows a study that found technology companiesâ support of educational opportunities for women lacking.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Melinda-Gates-Report-Spurs/244492