A year into Donald Trump's presidency, we take a stock of how this political earthquake has affected the world of philanthropy.
In many cases, returning a disgraced donor's gift is a no-brainer. But what if the gift in question could catalyze an entire funding area like gender equity in the cinematic arts?
In another sign that participatory grantmaking is gaining traction, the Emergent Fund's model engages movement leaders to advise, and ultimately determine, where its grants go.
CZI is a science funder with some unique attributes that resemble a tech company. It's now teaming up with UMass to build an AI-powered tool that will help researchers analyze published findings.
Philanthropy has played a key role in Atlanta’s embrace of green spaces. A new project to expand one of its most popular parks will raise 80 percent of its funds from private donors. Are there any downsides?
Wall Street donors don't give $75 million to philosophy programs. Then again, Bill Miller rarely played by the rules. We dig into his gift and its potential implications across the liberal arts funding landscape.
Last week, we looked at what foundations are doing wrong in the fight against rising economic stratification. Now, we turn the spotlight on a foundation that's been doing everything right.
Even as new wealth flows for medical research and name-brand hospitals, basic care for low-income communities tends to fall through the cracks. We explore this disparity in the context of a big grant in L.A.
Impact investing continues to gain traction among foundations, albeit with its share of detractors. Surdna has become a big backer of the practice, and is now making grants to grow the field.
They're still just one niche of the asset building movement, but children's savings accounts have attracted a lot of private funding lately. Here's a closer look.