A Group Born at Greenpeace Spreads Ideas About Grass-Roots Advocacy

Mobilisation Lab works with charities around the world to put control over campaigns in the hands of more supporters.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/A-Group-Born-at-Greenpeace/243662


NoVo Boosts Commitment to Grass-Roots Collaboration to $34 Million

The foundation, established by Jennifer and Peter Buffett, the daughter-in-law and son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, aims for a “bolder” statement in the Trump era.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/NoVo-Boosts-Commitment-to/243645

Daily News Roundup: $50 Million Gift to Cincinnati Zoo

In other articles, the former chairman of Wells Fargo is giving $20 million to DePauw University; the Gates Foundation is starting a nonprofit biotech in Boston; a little-known conservative Midwestern couple is wielding big influence in philanthropy; “design thinking” can help nonprofits with fundraising; how to get narcissists to give to charity; and other articles about legal news and investing and opinion and much more.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-50/243619

Daily News Roundup: Mo. House Drops Attempt to Get Records From Greitens Nonprofit

In other articles, the Danish drugmaker Lundbeck has agreed to pay $52.6 million to resolve a U.S. inquiry into its financial support of patient-assistance charitable foundations; the Shubert Foundation is giving $30 million to more than 500 performing-arts groups; families on the Gaza Strip are increasingly needy due in part to the freezing of U.S. aid; and more news and features.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-Mo-House/243608

Daily News Roundup: David Koch Leaves Conservative Nonprofit

The billionaire industrialist and philanthropist is in declining health. In other articles, money for the universal basic income experiment in California is coming from the Economic Security Project, co-chaired by one of Facebook’s founders, Chris Hughes; the Lichtenstein Foundation is giving big while winding down; the Kellogg Foundation is starting a $10 million small-business loan fund for Battle Creek, Mich.; and more news and opinion.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-David-Koch/243598

Daily News Roundup: Anti-Gun-Violence Teens on Get-Out-the-Vote Drive

The March for Our Lives youth movement will go on a bus tour across the country this summer to register young people to vote. In other articles, the Gates Foundation found it benefited from offering 52 weeks of paid parental leave; some wonder if the IRS’s scrutiny of blue states’ tax workarounds will also bring more attention red states; among the options Starbucks’s Howard Schultz is weighing is philanthropy; and more news.

from The Chronicle of Philanthropy https://www.philanthropy.com/article/Daily-News-Roundup-/243590