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How Tech Billionaires Hack Their Taxes With a Philanthropic Loophole

Late in 2014, Nicholas Woodman, the founder and chief executive of GoPro, announced what appeared to be an extraordinary act of generosity.<p>Mr. Woodman, then 39, had just taken his camera company public, and was suddenly worth about $3 billion. Now he was giving away much of that wealth — some $500 …

Silicon Valley

Mystery good Samaritan buys $1M of toys from Toys R Us to donate to kids

An anonymous person spent $1 million on the last remaining toys at a North Carolina Toys R Us on Friday to donate to children.<p>Toys R Us shuttered its last U.S. stores Friday, the end of a chain known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores, brightly colored logo and Geoffrey …

10 Steps to Painless Estate Planning

Nobody wants to think about dying. But just a little advanced planning can save your loved ones loads of aggravation.<p>We get it: Nobody wants to …

Couple's fundraiser to reunite migrant families tops $20 million

MENLO PARK, California — A viral fundraiser established to help one migrant family separated at the border continues to shatter records, pouring millions of dollars in donations to a small south Texas nonprofit. Now, the organization has to decide how to allocate more money than it has ever taken …

Immigration

Family inherits world-record classic car collection

Harvard Really Didn't Want People To Know How It Treats Top Donors In Admissions

Thanks to Harvard's redactions of a court filing, there is no reference to whether or how the school gives an advantage to the children and other relatives of top donors.<p>Harvard requested that information about how the university treats relatives of top donors in its admissions process be retracted …

96-Year-Old Secretary Quietly Amasses Fortune, Then Donates $8.2 Million

Even by the dizzying standards of New York City philanthropy, a recent $6.24 million donation to the Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side was a whopper — the largest single gift from an individual to the social service group in its 125-year history.<p>It was not donated by some billionaire …

Great Depression

Fundraising Storm Warnings Downgraded for Now

Share26<p>Tweet77<p>Email<p>Share<p>103 Shares<p>By Famartin [CC BY-SA 4.0], from Wikimedia Commons<p>April 16, 2018; KYForward.com<p>Yesterday, the Nonprofit Research …

Nonprofits

GUEST ARTICLE: Looking for bold new partners to join the fight against malnutrition

Despite significant progress in recent decades, malnutrition is still a huge barrier to childrenâs health and development around the world. The …

Nutrition

The Newman’s Own Philanthropic Exception Is Now Law—What Will the Consequences Be?

Share54<p>Tweet26<p>Email<p>Share<p>80 Shares<p>“Newman’s Own Salsa, Hot, 9/2014” by Mike Mozart<p>March 27, 2018; WealthManagement.com<p>February was a good month for …

The Name Game: Soundalike Charities Can Cause Headaches

Share3<p>Tweet18<p>Email<p>Share<p>21 Shares<p>By Source (WP:NFCC#4), Fair use, Link<p>March 22, 2018; Consumer Reports<p>Last week, four people were indicted for raising …

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IRS Scandal: How Barack Obama and Lois Lerner used the IRS to illegally target and harass Tea Party and other conservative organizations

Shared via Kindle. Description: In May 2013, the Washington Post reported that the IRS had illegally targeted conservative groups for additional …

‘In God We Trust’ ▶ GIFT♥WORTH Archive in a WORD

The ubiquitous Mueller investigation into so-called and alleged Russian “collusion” in the 2016 US Presidential Campaign has some chilling...

National Council of Nonprofits Launches Coalition Campaign to Oppose Repeal of Johnson Amendment

Share246<p>Tweet7<p>Email<p>Share<p>253 Shares<p>“Sign Here” by Lars Plougmann<p>Yesterday, the National Council of Nonprofits launched a campaign to get nonprofits to …

My★Gov★Watch ▶ Flashback (JW)

Judicial Watch: New Documents Reveal DOJ, IRS, and FBI Plan to Seek Criminal Charges of Obama Opponents (Washington, DC) – [DATELINE J...

New Threat in Congress to Politicize Nonprofits and Foundations: An Interview with Tim Delaney

Share244<p>Tweet114<p>Email<p>Share<p>358 Shares<p><i>Last year,</i> NPQ <i>extensively covered repeated attempts by Congress to repeal and weaken the “Johnson Amendment,” the</i> …

The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

Shared via Kindle. Description: An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to …

Mike Foxworth's Nuzzel Newsletter

<b>DOTERRAFIRMA.COM</b> – May 24<p>“Living an essential oils lifestyle, opting into incredible humanitarian efforts and peeling back the layers on a business …

Kerry and Daughter in Scandal Crosshairs

It always comes as something of a shock when rich people are accused of stealing, trying, as the Beatles sang, “to make their wealth a little golder.”<p>…

Former Los Angeles Banker Gives $1 Million to City of Hope to Train Docs

A Seattle-based foundation has donated $1 million to City of Hope to train clinicians in meeting the mental, social and spiritual needs of cancer …

Los Angeles

SocialCurrentSee ▶ 'KINDNESS'

A single dad walked 11 miles to work every day -- until his co-workers found out - CNN https://t.co/z8fHWluCIX via @nuzzel thank...

Voting Open in Third Annual Renewal Awards: 25 Nonprofits in Running for $150,000 in Grants

Winners to be announced March 27 at symposium in New Orleans<p>Washington, D.C. (February 7, 2018)—Twenty-five nonprofits from across the country have been chosen from nearly 3,000 nominations to compete for $150,000 in funding through The Renewal Awards, a project of The Atlantic and Allstate. The …

Nonprofits

*SCS ▶ Thankful ♥ Thursday ▶ SOTUS Retrospective

*SCS ▶ Thankful♥Thursday on <b>Gift♥WORTH</b><p>+<p>▶ Amazon eXNG ▶ TODAY★WORTH ▶ Blogger<p><b>Among the ten items archived in this NUZZEL search is a leading story on</b> …

The business benefits of doing good

Today's TED Talk<p>The business benefits of doing good<p>15:35 minutes · TED@BCG Milan<p>"The only way we're going to make substantial progress on the …

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is paying off Nigeria’s $76 million polio debt

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>As Nigeria’s battles on to become a polio-free country, Bill and Melinda Gates have taken an extraordinary step to give Africa’s largest economy a helping hand through their foundation.<p>The foundation will pay off a $76 million loan taken from Japan to aid the fight …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to help send 1,000 Dreamers to college

With his newly minted title as the world’s richest person, Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Jeff Bezos announced on Friday that he is donating a piece of his $108 billion fortune to fund 1,000 college scholarships for “Dreamers.”<p>TheDream.US, the nation’s largest scholarship program for Dreamers, said Bezos …

Komen Central Florida to close, cancels February race

Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s affiliate in metro Orlando is closing its doors, and canceling a February race to raise funds.<p>Komen Central Florida, …