Hartford Symphony music director Carolyn Kuan and other charity leaders discuss the ways they help without ever explicitly mentioning a donation.
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.
$50,000 for Israel
Among the 10 new grants posted today: $50,000 from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to the Yerucham Foundation to build portable cement shelters next to apartments and other buildings in Israel without underground shelters. Search The Chronicle's database of more than 38,000 grants.
Search Grant Deadlines
The refugee-assistance charity is the first charity officially designated as a partner of the iconic celebration in Times Square.
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- Innovative Jewish Groups in D.C. Make a Pitch to Broaden Support
- Starlight Enhances ‘Wish List’ Program with Online Gift Certificates
Ideas & Advice
Spice rubs, donor "elves," and personalized letters are all part of the mix as charities seek to boost year-end giving.
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