At current giving levels, it will take organizations at least five more years to raise as much as they did before the recession started in 2007, researchers predict.
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The executives will be able to use the two-year grants for whatever program or purpose they choose.
Lawmakers release ideas they have gathered on ways to change the charitable deduction and regulation of tax-exempt groups.
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The $4-billion philanthropy is pouring most of its money into research on diseases, but it's looking to diversify its spending as it gets ready for its assets to double.