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Banning certain nonprofits from engaging in political activity, as some lawmakers are proposing in the wake of the IRS flap, would hurt advocacy organizations.
- Charity Went From Deficits to Doubled Revenue in 5 Years
- New Executive Director Promotes Life-and-Death Conversations
The Denver Center Theatre Company used a foundation grant to create a successful program that uses texting, video, and gaming devices to attract young people.
- Innovation in the Arts Helps Spark Detroit’s Revival
- A Humanitarian Career Leads to the Top Job at a War Museum
The institution didn't have a development office until 2002, but the bonds a president built with two brothers produced a substantial donation.
- A Youthful Friendship Bears Fruit Decades Later for Georgetown U.
- Student Housing Receives $350-Million From Philanthropists
The work can be so challenging that the organizers require almost military-like precision from those who take part.
- Bird-Watching Program Aids Dementia Patients
- Not All Charities Win in $4.5-Billion BP Settlement
A farmer in North Dakota shocked three institutions with multimillion-dollar gifts, while a Seattle lawyer stunned the Salvation Army with a big bequest after having given...
- Nike Chairman Pledges $500-Million for Cancer Research
- Donor Pushes Idea of Tying CEO Pay to Progress on a Charity’s Cause
Two financial executives are providing tens of millions of dollars to universities that will seek to encourage greater understanding among the two superpowers.
- As Ted Turner’s $1-Billion Pledge Ends, U.N. Fund Builds New Relationships
- Head of Soros Fellowship Seeks to Help Immigrant Students Thrive
A panel says both religious groups and secular nonprofits should be allowed to endorse political candidates as long as that doesn't entail campaign spending.
- Former High-Flying Executive to Lead Small Religious Charity
- New Leader of Bible Society Turns to New Media
David Jeffrey says his biggest challenge is to persuade a new generation of donors to give and pursue careers at the venerable organization.
- A Social-Service Leader Seeks the Right Moment to Share His Exit Plan
- Transition Is Tough When the Budget Doesn’t Allow for Succession Overlap
After the national organization voted to admit gay boys but not adults, it faced angry donors on both the left and the right.
- Portrait of Girl Scouts Turmoil Doesn’t Reflect Charity’s Strength
- State Cuts May Force an Arizona Day Care Center to Close Its Doors