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Wednesday
Nov262014

A Look at the Environment Funding Group Taking Aim at Black Friday

When it comes to environmental causes, no funding outfit has does more to connect businesses and nonprofits than 1% for the Planet. We talked to its managing director about its work, and its new plan to curb consumerism.

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Wednesday
Nov262014

What Does this $3.3B Royalty Payout Tell Us About the Future of Venture Philanthropy?

A big score by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation makes existing models of impact investing and venture philanthropy look strictly small time. Is this the shape of things to come?

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Wednesday
Nov262014

Look Who's Funding This Top Conservative Women's Group 

Conservatives funders have been clever in backing groups that challenge liberal dominance on issues of race and gender. A case in point: the Independent Women's Forum, which wins support from the Kochs.

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Tuesday
Nov252014

Now the Good News: Seven Trends in Philanthropy to Be Thankful For

For this Thanksgiving week, we decided to flag all the positive trends we're seeing in philanthropy—and that we're thankful for—in one post that is best enjoyed with a side of cranberry sauce.

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Tuesday
Nov252014

Outside the Box: With Ebola, Funders Like Helmsley Move Into New Territory

One problem with philanthropy is that funders can be so intent on being strategic that they fail to act in the face of new emergencies. Ebola is emerging as a counter-point to that stereotype.

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Tuesday
Nov252014

Disney Philanthropy: It's All About Animals and Nature

Did you know Disney has a conservation grantmaking program, with a big focus on wildlife? We didn’t, but it makes sense given all the lovable creatures it's brought to life on screen. Here's our 101.

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Monday
Nov242014

What This New Funder Collaborative Says About the State of Public Health in the U.S.

Inner cities are food deserts, chronic diseases rates keep going up, and meanwhile public health workers are relying on stale data. Can $7.5 million make a dent in these problems?

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Monday
Nov242014

Druckenmiller's Education Giving: It's Not Just the Harlem Children's Zone

Retired hedge funder Stanley Druckenmiller is well known as the billonaire behind Geoffrey Canada, but his foundation's been ramping up, and its list of grantees includes quite a few ed groups beyond HCZ.

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Friday
Nov212014

Reality Check: Gates Looks for Impact of Digital Learning

Online courses have tantalized funders and others who dream of expanding access to education at a low cost. But how well are students actually learning? Gates just gave $1.6 million to help find the answer.

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Friday
Nov212014

A Single Four-Legged Focus: The Tech Philanthropist Giving Millions for Animals

Many funders spread their money too thinly and then wonder why they aren't having impact. Not David Duffield, who's laser-focused on animals and gaining on his goal of making "no-kill" shelters the norm.

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Friday
Nov212014

Keep an Eye on the IKEA Foundation. It's Getting Bigger, and Goes Where the Pain Is

You might think that Angelina Jolie was running the place, given how this funder is drawn to hotspots and alleviating human suffering in its rawest forms. Its latest move: A whopping $31.5 give to UNICEF.

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Friday
Nov212014

Is U.S. Economic Growth in the Hands of Women? The Kauffman Foundation Thinks So

The Kauffman Foundation, which supports entrepreneurs, is yet another funder applying a strong gender lens to its thinking about jobs and opportunity, and with big hopes for the future.

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Thursday
Nov202014

Control: Why So Many Funders Fear General Support and Can't Stop Micromanaging  

By now, everyone has gotten the memo that nonprofits thrive best with general operating support, and foundations have been hounded for years to change their ways. They haven't, really. Here's why.

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Thursday
Nov202014

What Can We Learn from Alvin Ailey Dance's Staggering Fundraising Success?

Ailey may exist in a far off stratosphere of big money, but the basic message it's selling to donors—that success breeds new financial needs and you should go with a winner—can also be used down here on Earth

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Thursday
Nov202014

Here's Another Rockefeller Outfit That's Worried About the Planet

There's a lot to keep track of when it comes to the different pots of Rockefeller money, but the environment is a common thread. The Rockefeller Family Fund is particularly keyed in on climate change.

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Thursday
Nov202014

The Foundation Helping Moms Take on the NRA

Though their detractors are—quite literally—armed and dangerous, the Joyce Foundation is squarely in the corner of the new efforts by moms to take on gun violence.

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Wednesday
Nov192014

For the Alcoa Foundation, "Sustainability" Means Education

Alcoa was ranked the most generous U.S. company last year, so we follow it closely. And one interesting thing is how the Alcoa Foundation thinks about "sustainability," and especially in regard to education.

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Wednesday
Nov192014

Jeff Skoll Makes a New Kind of Bet on Storytelling With a Gift to UCLA

It's commonly said that if you want to connect to people, or influence their behavior, tell them a powerful story. But many philanthropists give short shrift to this elementary approach. Not Jeff Skoll.

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Wednesday
Nov192014

Diller Island: Private Park Funding Gone Overboard

Consider for a moment that a billionaire is planning to literally reshape the shoreline of Manhattan by funding a floating island park. Maybe, just maybe, private funding for parks has gone too far.

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Wednesday
Nov192014

Gearing Up for the Next Fight: Inside the Gill Foundation's Strategy Shift

On the cusp of its 20th anniversary, the Gill Foundation is announcing an ambitious push to end all forms of discrimination faced by LGBT Americans. CEO Courtney Cuff explains how it came about.

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