Banking Against Urban Poverty: Inside JPMorgan Chase Philanthropy

Banking Against Urban Poverty: Inside JPMorgan Chase Philanthropy

The giant bank has become a surprising leader in philanthropy's push for inclusive economic growth. We take a deep dive into the backstory—and what JPMorgan brings to the table that's new. 

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The Real Estate Investor Betting on Big Returns from a Local Early Reading Program

The Real Estate Investor Betting on Big Returns from a Local Early Reading Program

A growing number of funders want to ensure that children can read by third grade. We explore how a major donor in New York came to this cause and got behind a nonprofit helping teachers do better at teaching reading.

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Focused and Strategic: How a Family Tapped Wall Street Wealth for Impact on Mental Health

Focused and Strategic: How a Family Tapped Wall Street Wealth for Impact on Mental Health

New York finance veteran Stephen Lieber and his family have been supporting mental illness research for decades. We recently spoke with Lieber to unpack a deeply personal story of effective giving.

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Doing and Seeing: Barbara Dalio’s Immersive Approach to Education Philanthropy

Doing and Seeing: Barbara Dalio’s Immersive Approach to Education Philanthropy

While wealthy K-12 donors have often been accused of parachuting into complex education landscapes with preconceived reform ideas, the wife of a top hedge fund billionaire has worked very differently. 

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Giving It All Away: The Latest Big Gift From Billionaire T. Denny Sanford

Giving It All Away: The Latest Big Gift From Billionaire T. Denny Sanford

Pledging to give away a $2.5 billion fortune in his lifetime, the credit card mogul is keeping up a steady pace of eight- and nine-figure gifts. We talk with him about where his latest $100 million donation is going.

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Pete Peterson: Hard Lessons From a Billionaire's Philanthropy

Pete Peterson: Hard Lessons From a Billionaire's Philanthropy

As a mega-donor, Peterson—who died yesterday—made all the right moves: staying laser-focused on just a few causes and investing in high-leverage public policy work. But the results were decidedly mixed. 

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With a Big Campus Gift for Veterans, a Billionaire's Giving Comes into Sharper Focus

With a Big Campus Gift for Veterans, a Billionaire's Giving Comes into Sharper Focus

With a net worth of $2.8 billion, Carlyle Group co-founder Daniel D’Aniello has been expanding his philanthropy. His most recent gift zeroes in on a hot area of higher ed giving: helping veterans.

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