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Meet the eight finalists for a $100 million grant to solve the world’s biggest social problems

The MacArthur Foundation, known for awarding the prestigious “genius” grants to people who have distinguished themselves in the arts and sciences, is in the process of assigning its largest grant ever. It will give $100 million to one of the contenders for 100&Change<i>,</i> a contest to find a compelling …

Health Care

Corporations Are Philanthropic for All the Wrong Reasons

Nearly every nonprofit organization in the United States boasts some opportunity or another for corporations to help support their cause. From sponsoring events to publishing advertisements in an orchestra program book, there's no shortage of nonprofits who are eager for corporate support. The …

Inside MacArthur’s $100 Million Plan To Change The World

The Foundation is giving away a huge chunk of cash to an idea that solves a critical problem facing the world. Here’s how they’ll do it.<p>Last week, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, one of the country’s largest philanthropic funders, launched <i>100&Change</i>, a public competition with a …

Así donan los 10 más ricos de España

En este informe desvelamos las aportaciones altruistras de las 10 grandes fortunas de España<p>Juntos sólo suman el 3,3% del récord de filantropía de …

Brazil's Richest Man Expands Financial Aid To Brazilian Students At Harvard University

The Lemann Foundation, a non-profit organization established by Brazilian billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann, said it plans to expand its financial aid to Brazilian students and visiting faculty at Harvard University. It also plans to launch a “Brazil Research Fund” that according to The Harvard …

Harvard

Nike Co-Founder Is Donating Most Of $25 Billion Fortune To Charity

Phil Knight has already made hefty donations to advance health research and to address climate change.<p>Just did it.<p>Nike co-founder Phil Knight is donating most of his $125 billion fortune to charity, the mogul told CBS on Sunday.<p>"By the time, you know, the lives of my children and their kids run …

Basketball Hall of Fame

An Inflatable, House-Shaped Bed (in a Bag!) for Guests

You know those times when you have guests staying over but you don’t really have anywhere for them to sleep? Denis Santachiara has you, and them, …

The Seven Faces Of Philanthropy (Why The Wealthy Give To Charity)

In 1994, <i>The Seven Faces of Philanthropy: A New Approach to Cultivating Major Donors</i> was published. At the time it was a revolutionary practical methodology to address major and planned giving that continues to prove exceedingly effective today. The following are the seven distinct wealthy …

Nonprofits

Which is the world’s most generous country?

Myanmar has been named the world’s most generous country in the Charities Aid Foundation’s World Giving Index 2015.<p>The index assesses three different …

Demographics