Writing for the Guardian, Margaret Heffernan asks for a richer discussion about the relationship between business and society. She says she thinks that “every business should be a social enterprise.”
We know that the Gates family plays a modeling role for some other philanthropists, but in this case they have been one-upped very quickly. Last week, Bill and Melinda Gates indicated that they would not leave their children billions, though they would leave them some more reasonable amount. Now, a UK-based super-wealthy guy says he will leave his children nothing.
While operas in New York, Boston, and San Diego go under, the operas in Chicago—that’s right, plural—are thriving. What’s in the special sauce?
Wayne Reynolds is waging a self-described “Save the Corcoran” campaign and seeking to implement himself as the historic Washington, D.C. museum’s new board chairman.
Although the economy is improving somewhat, those gains haven’t translated into greater donations for the United Way of the Greater Capital Region. The chair of their resource development committee talks about the reasons why.
The report released by the Silicon Valley Community Foundation on the philanthropic views of 32 Chinese-American donors is well worth the read.