Examining the policies of foundations and understanding their role in a democracy are helpful in figuring out what works and what doesn't.
Letters to the Editor
- Passion and Data Aren't Incompatible in Making Giving Decisions
- End of Program Doesn't Mean Failure of Effective Giving Idea
- Foundations Must Work Together to Pave Way for Immigration-Law Overhaul
Documentary filmmakers offer a lesson for all charities: Provoke serious thinking about social issues by using interactive games.
A force behind many War on Poverty efforts including food stamps and Head Start, Mr. Boone, who died at age 86, was a risk taker and was always open to new ideas.
Instead of debating differences in policies, activists increasingly raise questions about conflicts.
Now that the wealthy can give more than $3-million apiece to political candidates every election cycle, nonprofits need to work even harder for the common good.
Peter Bell, a former president of CARE who died this month at age 73, devoted his life to defending human rights and reducing poverty.
As government cuts back, research that could save people from dying of cancer, diabetes, and other diseases is at risk unless philanthropy steps in.
Nonprofits need to teach managers to act like community organizers if they expect to keep their most talented employees—especially those in the millennial generation.
Controversy has swirled around John Arnold, who critics say wants to be another “Koch brother.” He says his work on issues like pensions has bipartisan support.
The aid organization should have known there is no such thing as a "minor donor issue," and it should have had contingency plans.