The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Youth http://philanthropy.com/topic/Youth/239/ Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:32:18 EDT <![CDATA[Nonprofit Shares Data About Troubled Teens With Researchers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/148399/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofit-Shares-Data-About/148399/ No identifying information is included, but academics hope they can use the data to help others struggling with problems like bullying and depression.

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Lenfests Plan to Donate Fortune]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147071/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Lenfests-Plan-to-Donate/147071/ Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest are shifting their focus to helping needy urban youths as they figure out how to donate the rest of their big philanthropic commitment.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Boy Scouts Braces for Backlash]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/139767/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Boy-Scouts-Braces-for-Backlash/139767/ After the national organization voted to admit gay boys but not adults, it faced angry donors on both the left and the right.

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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Portrait of Girl Scouts Turmoil Doesn’t Reflect Charity’s Strength]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/138967/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Portrait-of-Girl-Scouts/138967/ The mission of the Girl Scouts is to serve young people. Whether its staff changes and affiliate reorganization are good for all employees is irrelevant, say three leaders of local affiliates.

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Sun, 05 May 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[State Cuts May Force an Arizona Day Care Center to Close Its Doors]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/139063/ http://philanthropy.com/article/State-Cuts-May-Force-an/139063/ After passing on tuition increases to the poor families it serves, dipping into reserves, and reducing staff benefits, the charity says it has few options left.

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Sun, 05 May 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Girl Scouts Workers Are Upset Trustees Haven’t Examined Complaints]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/138321/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Girl-Scouts-Workers-Are-Upset/138321/ Employees allege age bias and poor management by the charity's CEO, and they have urged the board to step in.

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Sun, 07 Apr 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Girl Scouts’ CEO Faces Criticisms From Workers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/138307/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Girl-Scouts-CEO-Faces/138307/ After the exodus of senior leaders and the dismissal of fundraisers, employees asked the charity's board to deal with complaints of age bias and bullying.

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Sun, 07 Apr 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Financial and Leadership Woes Threaten the Girl Scouts]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/138335/ http://philanthropy.com/article/FinancialLeadership-Woes/138335/ The charity faces a slip in donations, big losses in its pension plan, and fissures over its leadership and restructuring.

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Sun, 07 Apr 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New Grants Programs: A Focus on Young People]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/138073/ http://philanthropy.com/article/New-Grants-Programs-A-Focus/138073/ The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is providing money to help young people get access to musical instruction and summer enrichment programs.

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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 09:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New Grant Programs: Spotlight on Girls’ Education Around the Globe]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/138075/ http://philanthropy.com/article/New-Grant-Programs-Spotlight/138075/ The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation became a central player in the U.N. Secretary General’s Global Initiative on Education to provide all children with access to elementary education by 2015.

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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 09:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[An International Group Finds Donors Respond to Frequent Appeals]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/136042/ http://philanthropy.com/article/An-International-Group-Finds/136042/ Room to Read, a charity that works globally, has found that sending lots of e-mail appeals doesn't annoy donors and works to spur giving.

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Sun, 02 Dec 2012 13:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Personal Touch Helps the Y Recruit Affluent Donors]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/134982/ http://philanthropy.com/article/A-Personal-Touch-Helps-the-Y/134982/ By showing donors how kids take advantage of Y sports facilities and youth programs, local Y's spread the message about what their organizations do and encourage greater giving.

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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Donors Flock to Anti-Bullying Groups After Reports of Suicides]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/135000/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Donors-Flock-to-Anti-Bullying/135000/ A growing number of nonprofits, corporate grant makers, and foundations are working to end the pain many kids suffer in school and elsewhere.

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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Girl Scouts Leader Skips Fiction in Favor of Real-Life Leadership Tales]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/133039/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Girl-Scouts-Leader-Skips/133039/ Anna Maria Chávez, head of the Girl Scouts of the USA, keeps a journal of quotes and ideas that help her become a stronger chief executive.

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Sun, 22 Jul 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[A Focus on Fun Keeps Charity Booming]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/130315/ http://philanthropy.com/article/A-Focus-on-Fun-Keeps-Charity/130315/ KaBoom, a charity that builds playgrounds, makes sure that its culture reflects its mission with lots of fun events and a yearly staff retreat.

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Sun, 15 Jan 2012 12:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Narrow Focus Helps a Charity Accomplish More]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/129962/ http://philanthropy.com/article/A-Narrow-Focus-Helps-a-Charity/129962/ City Year now throws all of its efforts into curbing the school dropout rate and is drawing more grants and better results.

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Sun, 04 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[D.C. Promise Neighborhood Misses Grant but Perseveres]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/130006/ http://philanthropy.com/article/DC-Promise-Neighborhood/130006/ A Washington antipoverty project that lost a chance for a $6-million grant still has high hopes to expand, raising money outside the federal program.

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Fri, 02 Dec 2011 16:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Girl Scout Leader Previews $1-Billion Drive in New Book]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/129732/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Girl-Scout-Leader-Previews/129732/ Kathy Cloninger, who is retiring this month as head of the Girl Scouts, offers lessons the organization has learned in its first century.

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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 12:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Children’s Advocate to Retire]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/129367/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Children-s-Advocate-to/129367/ Marguerite W. Kondracke, head of America's Promise Alliance, plans to become a senior adviser to the nonprofit once her successor is found.

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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New Girl Scouts CEO Brings Extensive Government Background]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/129017/ http://philanthropy.com/article/New-Girl-Scouts-CEO-Brings/129017/ Anna Maria Chavez has led the charity's Southwest Texas affiliate since 2009.

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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Online Board Game and Other Features Aid March of Dimes on Facebook]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/128747/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Online-Board-GameOther/128747/ The March of Dimes added a competitive and fun element to fund raising by creating its own Facebook application.

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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[A Youth Charity Seeks Common Goals With a Longtime Benefactor]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/128331/ http://philanthropy.com/article/A-Youth-Charity-Seeks-Common/128331/ Boys & Girls Clubs of America persuaded The Gap to finance a career program for young people and expanded the relationship to include the salary of a coordinator of volunteers.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2011 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Texas Adoption Coalition Wins Prize for Collaboration]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/127486/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Texas-Adoption-Coalition-Wins/127486/ The Lodestar Foundation says the charity won a $162,000 prize because of its results and the way it has inspired other organizations.

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Sun, 15 May 2011 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[A Grant-Making Exercise Teaches Business Students a Lesson in Philanthropy]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/127515/ http://philanthropy.com/article/A-Grant-Making-Exercise/127515/ Charity fund raisers studying for their MBA's sample the rigors of giving away money.

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Sun, 15 May 2011 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[From a Tragedy, a Movement to Build Safe Play Spaces]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/127305/ http://philanthropy.com/article/From-a-Tragedy-a-Movement-to/127305/ Darrell Hammond's new book explains how he built the charity KaBoom and the challenges he faced as a young leader at a fast-growing organization.

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Sun, 01 May 2011 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[A Holiday-Themed Fund-Raising Album Keeps Giving]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/125488/ http://philanthropy.com/article/A-Holiday-Themed-Fund-Raising/125488/ More than 20 years after the project debuted, 'A Very Special Christmas' music collection helps Special Olympics start and expand its programs worldwide.

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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 13:00:00 EST