Susan Desmond-Hellmann, who is leaving the University of California at San Francisco, was instrumental in developing two of the first gene-targeted therapies for cancer.
The foundation has given $3.6-million for an effort that enlists black men to mentor, tutor, and otherwise help people in urban areas.
Despite resistance by some nonprofits, a new book describes how branding can be a powerful tool when it's part of an organization's strategic planning.
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Grant to Improve Election Practices
Among the 10 new grants posted today: $700,000 from the James Irvine Foundation to Common Cause to improve the ballot-initiative process, election policies and practices, and voter information about campaign financing.
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Read the transcript of an online discussion to learn what nonprofits are doing to help employees at the bottom of the income ladder.
The new platform will tailor programming to each listener's preferences and location.
The organization, which gathers data to determine which nonprofits will give donors the most impact for their dollars, has picked three international aid groups this year.
As Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley make big pledges to steer capital to social services, nonprofits need to be concerned that private profit is replacing public and...
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Bill and Sue Gross often support efforts they hear about on '60 Minutes' or spontaneously write checks to unsuspecting people in dire financial straits.
Next year's 50th anniversary of the start of President Lyndon Johnson's signature program has sparked nonprofit efforts to shape debate on social programs for the...