Billionaires to the Rescue: What’s the Role of Philanthropy When Government Falls Short?

Billionaires to the Rescue: What’s the Role of Philanthropy When Government Falls Short?

A rising tide of local crises and public disinvestment is pulling private funders into roles once thought of as government’s domain. How are these dynamics playing out in different places? And how far should philanthropy go when public systems falter?

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Coding Behind Bars: How Some Funders Want to Prepare Inmates for Life on the Outside

Coding Behind Bars: How Some Funders Want to Prepare Inmates for Life on the Outside

With over 600,000 people released from prison every year, reentry challenges are drawing more attention from philanthropy. One nonprofit in this space that’s teaching coding to inmates has found some powerful allies, including the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

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This Billionaire’s Foundation Will Pay You $10,000 to Work Remotely from Tulsa

This Billionaire’s Foundation Will Pay You $10,000 to Work Remotely from Tulsa

Economic development and entrepreneurship are on the forefront of many funders’ minds these days as they seek to catalyze urban growth. But some foundations are taking these goals to a whole new level to give their hometowns a boost.

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