Face of Philanthropy
The nonprofit Worldreader distributes Kindles and electronic books, providing access to stories for pleasure and instructional materials to students in nine countries.
Join us on Tuesday, April 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern time for a live video tutorial on how nonprofits are using Tumblr: for fundraising, for blogs, as a website, and more.
Craig Newmark, the founder of Craigslist and philanthropy-focused blog CraigConnects, suggests emailing supporters the links to your social-media posts so that they can easily reshare.
Podcast: Social Good
Founders of two crowdfunding platforms say groups use the method to raise money not only from individuals but also from businesses—and to bring in volunteers.
$15-Million for Research
Among the 10 new grants posted today: $15-million from the Pritzker Foundation to the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering for research projects. Search The Chronicle's database of more than 38,000 grants.
Peter Bell, a former president of CARE who died this month at age 73, devoted his life to defending human rights and reducing poverty.
New restrictions will worsen a long-term slide in giving by federal workers, charities say.
Turning to a former manager with longtime ties to its founding family, the Heinz Endowments has named Pittsburgh Foundation leader Grant Oliphant as its new president, the...
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Highlights From Our New Issue
The share of first-time donors who give again is dropping precipitously, forcing many charities to think of supporters more like customers who need careful attention.