This spring, community foundations around the country will host one-day, online giving campaigns for nonprofits in their regions. But the model needs an overhaul if it’s going to benefit more than the community foundations themselves.
Protecting the independent media and the public sphere presents an epic challenge, but there is great opportunity for philanthropy to step up and help.
Recent leaps in giving to specific causes in the United States probably don’t represent a net addition to the annual total—which means a lean season for many nonprofits unless foundations step up their game.
How the Internet giant Tencent is using its online platform to help increase charitable giving in China.
The effective altruism movement could be more effective if it encouraged adoption of its principles within causes and geographies, not just across them.
Two decades of giving have taught philanthropist Rohini Nilekani the value of pursuing unconventional approaches to tackling social problems.
Since becoming chairman of Tata Trusts, Ratan Tata has shifted the trusts’ focus from charitable work to programs that seek to transform lives.
Sewage treatment systems are being built that are simpler and less expensive.
The Aga Khan Development Network is empowering communities.