‘Poverty Lab’ Connects Nonprofit Groups With Academic Experts Who Measure Results and Design Programs
Multiple efforts are under way to help charities figure out how to help the poor in meaningful ways.
- The Long War on Poverty
Foundations and nonprofits have made a huge difference; now they are poised to do even more.
Charities have much to learn from business on the importance of hiring more women and minorities.
Advocates now face a bigger job than they did two years ago helping "dreamers" achieve temporary legal status.
$100,000 for Manhattan Festival
Among the 10 new grants posted today: $100,000 from the American Express Company to the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council for the River to River performance festival in downtown Manhattan. Search The Chronicle's database of more than 38,000 grants.
The school has protected the best interests of its students, says its vice-president for communications.
By saying he would veto a measure to extend three important giving incentives, the president thwarted important Congressional action.
Small groups are less likely to look at new findings on why people give, but a report suggests they could improve donations by doing so.
For more than two decades, the $12-billion organization has faced accusations of wrongdoing, but government and others do little.
The refugee-assistance charity is the first charity officially designated as a partner of the iconic celebration in Times Square.
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