Inside Vulcan, a New Model for Solving Some of the World’s Biggest Problems

Inside Vulcan, a New Model for Solving Some of the World’s Biggest Problems

Before he died last fall, the billionaire Paul Allen built up a powerful in-house capacity at his company, Vulcan Inc., to tackle urgent issues like wildlife protection and climate change. IP editor David Callahan takes an inside look at its unique strategy for impact.

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Could This Major Grant by Paul Allen Signal Deeper Climate Giving to Come?

Could This Major Grant by Paul Allen Signal Deeper Climate Giving to Come?

The Microsoft billionaire is granting $4 million to an NOAA researcher to take a marine climate research project to new depths. The grant comes amid signs that more climate change funding may be on the way.

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State of Emergency: Behind Paul Allen's Anti-Homelessness Push in Seattle

State of Emergency: Behind Paul Allen's Anti-Homelessness Push in Seattle

Now worth $20 billion, Paul Allen's giving continues to expand, including in his home region of the Pacific Northwest, where he's emerged as a big backer of efforts to tackle homelessness.  

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