This week’s New York Times article reporting that the Michael Steinhardt sexually harassed six different young women has been a focus of conversation across the Jewish nonprofit world. What are people saying? And how will the scandal affect Steinhardt’s giving and his grantees?
In the face of rising attacks on democratic institutions and civil organizations worldwide, it’s becoming more important than ever to support social movements. But according to two veterans in this space, funders need to change how they provide such support.
The foundation that Linda Breneman created with her ex-husband Jeremy Jaech, a software entrepreneur, has played an important role in strengthening Seattle's literary scene, along with other causes. We explore the backstory.
After a historic surge in wealth and sweeping legal changes, some of China’s wealthiest business leaders are turning to large-scale giving. But figuring out what donors are up to isn’t easy given a lack of reliable information on Chinese philanthropy.
Justice reform has long been part of the Public Welfare Foundation’s portfolio. But with political winds shifting and new openings for progress, it plans to focus most of its grantmaking in this area, starting with new local-level work in Washington D.C.
The latest research on women and philanthropy from the Lilly School suggests that women of all races take a lead role in prompting charitable giving and fundraisers who ignore them do so at their peril. We dig into these important findings.
Open Philanthropy Project’s unique approach has led it to animal welfare, global health and curbing the risks of artificial intelligence—most recently with a $55 million grant for research and policy analysis on AI. What’s the thinking behind this big investment?
Already a leading funder in the space, JPMorgan Chase is upping its investment in workforce development. It’s one of many corporate funders pursuing similar strategies that are showing good results, but sidestep larger challenges facing workers.
Over 550 funders and foundation professionals gathered in San Francisco this week for the Jewish Funders Network conference. The event comes at an unsettling time, but also a period with a lot of momentum and innovation among Jewish grantmakers.
A small cadre of foundations and nonprofits has been expanding efforts to improve understanding and funding for Native -related causes. One important focus is fueling Native youth activism, work that has been been picking up steam in recent years.