The Philanthropy 400
The nation's 400 biggest charities suffered an 11-percent drop in giving last year, the worst decline in the two decades since The Chronicle of Philanthropy started...
A charity founded by a new MacArthur Prize winner helps needy kids in Providence, R.I., learn classical music-and gives them a reason to stay in school and out of trouble.
A nonprofit approach to helping New Orleans homebuyers acquire low-cost housing is gaining attention across the nation.
An alumnus of the University of Wisconsin shows his gratitude for an institution that admitted him during an era when Jewish students faced challenges getting into East...
A former Boy Scout who is now a successful oil executive is endowing a scholarship to help needy youngsters participate in scouting activities.
Nonprofits have mixed success persuading candidates to pay attention to their concerns.
A new advocacy group seeks to endorse candidates that advance policies to benefit all types of nonprofit groups.
In their own words: What candidates for governor say they will do to aid nonprofit groups if they win election.
More than half of social-service groups say they received less state money last year than they did in the past, and nearly one-third faced a decline in federal aid, according...
Investments that would seek social as well as financial gains would be in addition to philanthropic giving.
A San Francisco environmental group uses Foursquare, a place-based social network, to raise its profile.
The American Heart Association has done better at managing its finances and achieving its mission since it adopted a set of bold goals and measured how well it was doing to...
The new leader of a charity that spreads technology to needy neighborhoods spent his career working in the corporate world.
Aquil Basheer, who has worked for 40 years to deter violence, won a prize bestowed annually by The California Wellness Foundation.
The Internal Revenue Service has released a draft copy of its 2010 Form 990 informational tax return, the chief document that charities file each year.
Foundations may come under scrutiny from Tea Party members and other new lawmakers who wonder why tax-subsidized groups are promoting White House policies, writes a Hudson...
Grant makers need to find different ways of getting government, business, and nonprofits working together to revive urban areas, writes the head of the Living Cities...
A Wisconsin project relies on high-school art students to make portraits so children abroad will have visual reminders from their childhoods.
It's time for corporations and donors to insist that charities provide them with measurable results, write two Harvard Business School professors in the latest issue of the...