April 18, 2015

Philanthropy

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Contest Philanthropy at the Council on Foundations: A Troubling Dynamic

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The agenda for the annual meeting of the Council on Foundations includes a “shark tank” like  competition  for nonprofits to get the attention of philanthropy. Does this stuff make sense and what is the meaning nonprofits should draw?

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Taxpayers Subsidize Top Philanthropists through OneWest Bank Deal

OneWestSome money coming from a couple of big-money donors next year might spring from the profits they get from a government bailout of a bank they own. 

A Two to One Challenge from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund

If we can make this $25,000 match, the RBF will donate $2 for every dollar you give us. If we cannot, we lose that second $25,000 completely.

Baby, it’s cold outside when…

PhilanthropyPatrick Rooney has sounded the alarm about a picture of giving in this country that’s so unbalanced it challenges at its essence our understanding of philanthropy.

Is It Philanthropy If…? Or, Why You Didn’t Get a Multimillion-dollar Gift This Year

CanegieNina Glinski writes for Bloomberg that the rich giving to already-rich institutions is warping our understanding of so-called philanthropy.

Philanthropy as Key Ingredient to American Capitalist Economy

GivingIn his new op-ed, Ronnie J. Phillips says, “Spending and giving…are crucial to maintaining the vitality of a capitalist economy.”

14 Cities Awarded “Innovation” Grants by the Bloomberg Foundation

CitiesFrom Jersey City to Tel Aviv, cities create innovation teams to handle their toughest problems.

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