SEATTLE, The Associated Press — American charities have weathered a significant drop in giving this year, and while they're hoping for a holiday miracle, a recent survey shows they will probably see a decrease in year-end generosity.
Donna Gordon Blankinship
SEATTLE, June 25, 2009, Associated Press — U.S. foundations saw their investments drop by an average of 26 percent in 2008 amid the economic downturn and stock market collapse, but that hasn't slowed their charitable giving, a new survey has found.
SEATTLE, May 8, 2009, The Gaea News — A new study of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation illustrates its global reach with spending on health issues, but notes a need for accountability on whether the money is being spent in the most effective way.
SEATTLE, April 23, 2009, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will spend $57 million to improve Internet access at public libraries in Poland, Romania and Vietnam.