The loss of incentives to give, coupled with changes in education and health care are bad enough. Add the politicizing of charities and the meddling in nonprofit affairs and itâs a disaster.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Opinion-Nonprofitsthe/241775
Also, AIDS activists want designer Kenneth Cole to step down as amfAR board chair over his controversial deal with Harvey Weinstein; the University of Louisville may sue its own foundation over excessive spending; the veterans charity VietNow is being dissolved over “egregious fraud”; plus more news.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-Update-Justice-Dept/241760
This week in the Business of Giving, Carol Naughton, president of Purpose Built Communities, discusses the group’s replicable model for success.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/video/podcast-3-pillars-that-help-o/6455/
Also, more than 400 millionaires tell Congress not to raise their taxes; several orchestras have received eight-figure contributions; Charles Koch is making major gifts to foreign-policy programs at universities; a new study analyzes the attributes of the new philanthropist; and much more.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Higher/241751
Adoption of the amendment, offered by the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Kevin Brady, virtually ensures that the language will be in the Houseâs final version of the bill.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/House-Panel-Votes-to-Loosen/241732
Leaked documents from a Bermuda law firm reveal how U.S. institutions like Indiana University and Texas Christian University used âblocker corporationsâ to quietly invest millions of dollars in fossil fuels. In other news, nonprofits show glaring holes in preparedness for cyber-attacks, and a look at how the Republican tax cut plan would hamper the efforts of college major-gift fundraisers who work with athletic boosters.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-/241725
Donors to nonprofits are now facing public scrutiny, making it more important than ever that grant makers help grass-roots charities and other prepare to handle crisis communications.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Opinion-As-Attacks-on/241719
In other news and features, a report on affluent people who leave their “wealth bubble” to help in other neighborhoods; the GOP proposes ending tax exemptions on private-activity bonds, which provide tax-free borrowing for large hospitals and universities; a troubled Massachusetts museum plans to sell Norman Rockwell paintings over the objections of the late artist’s sons; and much more.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-How-the/241704
Michael Lomax talks about how the National Museum of African American History and Culture attracted $275 million â as well as donations of important artifacts â to create the popular institution.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/resources/video/video-starting-from-nothing-b/6454/
The president seems to believe nonprofits can pick up anything government stops doing.
from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Opinion-Believe-Me-I-ll/241695