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'Here, We Are United': A Puerto Rico Church Offers Comfort After Hurricane Maria

Every Sunday since Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico, Ada Reyes and her four children have walked half an hour to church. Down a winding road, dodging fallen trees and debris, they walk past concrete houses still bearing flood marks, and finally cross the Vivi — a small river in Utuado, a …

Weather

USC fundraising executive leaves post amid sexual harassment investigation

A USC administrator responsible for raising hundreds of millions of dollars for the university has left his post in the wake of allegations that he sexually harassed female colleagues, the latest blow to a campus already dealing with the arrest of an assistant basketball coach and the departures of …

Corruption

Learn the Differences Between Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts

When it comes to understanding trusts, knowing the difference between revocable and irrevocable trusts is crucial. If you ask for a revocable trust …

Retirement

Red Cross Under Fire Again—This Time for Texas Response

Share34<p>Share29<p>Tweet32<p>Email<p>Shares 95<p>Photo By: Lance Cpl. Niles Lee<p>October 8, 2017; Victoria Advocate<p>Reports from the front lines of the Hurricane …

American Red Cross

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The best charities to donate to for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria — the third-strongest hurricane to ever hit the United States — has devastated Puerto Rico.<p>The storm made landfall last week, cutting communications, flooding neighborhoods, demolishing homes, and wiping out crop fields. At its peak, Maria was a Category 4 storm with 155-mph winds, …

Philanthropy

The 100 Largest U.S. Charities List

United States

Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey<p>Charities Providing Assistance in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey<p>Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Friday evening, August 25th, as the …

Warren Buffett, The $59 Billion Philanthropist

Shared via Kindle. Description: Forbes discovered Warren Buffett in 1969 when he was just making his mark as a shrewd financier who consistently beat …

Unaccountable Nonprofits? This Study Finds against the Myth

Share16<p>Share20<p>Tweet26<p>Email<p>Shares 62<p>“Cockatoo Island – Sydney” by Chris Marchant<p>August 24, 2017; Phys.org<p>In the category of research that doesn’t tell …

Aligning organizational technology with mission

Aliging your tech with your mission (graphic)

Yesterday I wrote about aligning your organization's tech with your mission and values. This has to do with making sure that your organizational …

The ethical argument against philanthropy

Exceptionally wealthy people aren’t a likeable demographic, but they have an easy way to boost personal appeal: Become an exceptionally wealthy philanthropist. When the rich use their money to support a good cause, we’re compelled to compliment their generosity and praise their selfless work.<p>This …

Wealth

Warren Buffett just gave $3.2 billion to charity

Warren Buffett has parted ways with another chunk of his massive fortune.<p>The Oracle of Omaha gave away $3.17 billion in shares of his holding company,Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA),on Monday, according to a company statement. Buffett has donated billions to charity every year for more than a decade.<p>Per …

Philanthropy

Detroit-based Spend-down Foundation Is Having Trouble Spending Down

Share10<p>Share17<p>Tweet1<p>Email<p>Shares 28<p>Credit: Kim Love, lovelihood.com<p>June 19, 2017; Detroit News<p>When <i>NPQ</i> reported on a new startup foundation on a course …

Ethical Considerations at the Zoo: The Pangolin Dilemma

Share111<p>Share6<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 117<p>“Scaly anteater” by David Brossard<p>June 19, 2017; The Morning Call<p>The Pittsburgh Zoo has a rare wildlife treasure, …

U of Louisville Audit Bright Spot a Mirage

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>“University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky” by Ken Lund<p>June 20, 2017; Courier-Journal (Louisville)<p>A scandal surrounding the …

CUNY Tries to Balance Fundraising and Transparency

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>“Sewing needle with thread.” Credit: Markus Grossalber<p>June 7, 2017; New York Times<p>Last fall, a sharply critical report from New …

Giving USA 2017 Numbers

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>On Monday, June 19th, I want to invite you to spend some webinar time with me and the insightful Dr. Patrick Rooney, associate …

Amazon’s Bezos Invites Ideas for His Giving on Twitter

Share24<p>Share14<p>Tweet1<p>Email<p>Shares 39<p>“Bezos’ Iconic Laugh” by Steve Jurvetson<p>June 15, 2017; New York Times<p>Request for ideas… pic.twitter.com/j6D68mhseL<p>— …

Nonprofits

Millions More to Help Journalists to "Hold the Powerful Accountable"

The Philanthropy Roundtable

upcoming events Sep 11 - Sep 12, 2017Philanthropy’s Job: Empowering Workers in an Age of Automation This event will be hosted in Denver, Colorado and …

How China's Social Media Giant Tencent Is Shaking Up Traditional Philanthropy

The Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan that killed 69,000 people in 2008 shook up China’s social media and online giant Tencent Holdings, located 1,000 kilometers away in Shenzhen. Social media was buzzing with users that wanted to lend a hand during one of China’s worst disasters in modern history. …

Philanthropy

Tangled whales and stranded sea lions off California prompt legislation to help fund marine-life rescue groups

Recent record numbers of reported sea lion strandings and whale entanglements off the California coast have prompted a state legislative proposal …

$30 million donated to UCI for new science, engineering building

IRVINE — Henry and Susan Samueli, through their foundation, have donated $30 million more to UC Irvine to help build a state-of-the-art science and …