David Lee, managing director of Princeton Universityâs endowment, will oversee $10 billion. Plus, in the midst of her sold-out book tour, Michelle Obama attended a small workshop at a community group where she once worked; the Wall Street Journal reviews apps that teach children about giving; Ken Griffin talks about the $700 million he has…
The contribution will go toward the Center for Innovation and the Arts. Also, giving to historically black colleges and universities has been up the past two years as the institutions have focused more on cultivating big donors. Plus, Save the Children was fooled by a sophisticated email scam into sending $1 million to a fraudulent…
Girls Inc. focuses on programs like financial literacy and mentorship and addresses sexual harassment and violence.
The potential chapter 11 filing would halt lawsuits against the organization for alleged inappropriate behavior by employees. In other articles, Google has added a donate feature for users of Android phones; the Senate voted to overturn a Treasury Department rule on donor disclosure; an Australian businessman who died last month left $4 billion to his…
The organizaton is giving $2 million to train principals and teachers, unlike its past education gifts that have funded better technology and expanded programs. In other articles, nonprofit victims of Bernard Madoffâs Ponzi scheme are close to getting their money back; and much more on big donors, cultural organizations, and innovation.
A collection of tools and advice that can make the difference between getting a one-time gift and cultivating a longtime supporter.
Under pressure, House leaders revisit taxing of benefits such as free parking and mass transit subsidies; proposed revisions of tax plan seek to reverse ban on political activity by nonprofits; how to spur people to give to charity by making it about them, and more.
Membership rift in Scouting has girls and their parents wondering about the best fit; how the More Than Me charity gamed the internet and Hollywood; Wreaths Across America raise questions over self-dealings; why some hedge fund managers give to charity, and more.
Also, see this short Chronicle profile of LeanIn.org President Rachel Thomas.
Eric Goldstein, CEO of the UJA Federation of N.Y., discusses the 100-year-old organizationâs work raising money for people in need, inspiring an interest in Jewish life, and strengthenig connections among its members.