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The Philanthropy 400
Giving to the nation’s biggest and most popular charities grew by more than 10 percent last year, fueled largely by affluent donors who are reordering the top ranks of America’s nonprofits.
- Read a free summary of the special report, search the full list to see details about specific organizations, see which charities' donations grew and dropped the most last year, and see which groups are new to the list this year.
$4.5-Million to Track Tobacco Use
Among the 10 new grants posted today: $4.5-million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to the CDC Foundation to track the use of tobacco in sub-Saharan Africa. Search The Chronicle's database of more than 38,000 grants.
Search Grant Deadlines
But the organization cites a variety of factors, including the possibility of higher interest rates and a weak stock market, in warning of a likely decline this year.
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Ideas & Advice
The actor who played iconic slacker movie character "The Dude" will devote the proceeds of his "sleeping tapes" to the No Kid Hungry campaign.
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