The group was working on a plan in preparation for Halloween this year, just months before the Ice-Bucket Challenge went viral.
The Face of Philanthropy
The Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation offers military service members a chance to gain new skills and put aside painful memories.
How Top Charities Attract Donors
Donor-advised funds and community foundations see a surge in donations, especially from people in their 50s and 60s.
- What Donors Want Now
The Philanthropy 400
The 400 most successful fundraising groups in America increased donations by nearly 11 percent last year.
- Interactive Database: The 2014 Philanthropy 400
- Total Private Support to the Philanthropy 400
$75,000 for a Hospice
Among the 10 new grants posted today: $75,000 from the Hearst Foundations to George Mark Children’s House for a hospice for children and young adults. Search The Chronicle's database of more than 38,000 grants.
The seven-city corporate partnership gave the service’s users a way to rent 15 minutes with feline friends as a gift to charity.
Nonprofits are springing up across the country, and even in the most politically combative states, people are working together to forge a new path of possibility and hope.
More trustees give to the organizations they serve, according to a BoardSource study, but only 43 percent are comfortable asking others to donate.
About 963,000 charities existed in 2012, far more than the 743,000 operating in 2002. And during that time, their assets grew 43 percent, to $3-trillion.
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In Our New Issue
Mitchell Kapor and his wife, Freada Kapor Klein, seek to provide money, expertise, and connections to groups seeking to revitalize Oakland, Calif.