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December 02, 2012

Effort Aims to Steer Gifts to Nonprofits That Get Results


Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's program participants were 46-percent less likely to use drugs. For minority boys, the figure was 70 percent.

When the Osborne Association, a New York charity that aids prisoners and their families, starts a new program, the nonprofit searches for approaches that have already been proven to work. When it creates a new service, the group carefully collects da...

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