March 15, 2010, Chronicle of Philanthropy — The richest man in the world is no longer American, but Mexican, a sign of the developing world's wealth — and potentially foreshadowing a shift in philanthropy.
December 10, 2009, Chronicle of Philanthropy - While many foundation officials say their grant-making efforts are achieving success, they rely heavily on anecdotal evidence and often fail to gather data about themselves and their work, according to a new report.
November 4, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The Ford Foundation has pledged $100-million over seven years to support efforts to improve American public education.
November 4, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — A new report suggests that grant makers will cut back their giving this year more than previously expected.
October 7, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — It seems the nonprofit world is getting some conflicting advice when it comes to marketing.
August 4, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The home-repair and construction company Home Depot is pledging $30-million to help Habitat for Humanity International build affordable housing that is environmentally friendly.
July 10, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — Hit hard by the economic downturn, a small foundation has opted to spend all of its remaining assets and close its doors — a move some nonprofit leaders have encouraged.
July 1, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — The Rockefeller Foundation has pledged $100-million over five years to help impoverished nations build better health-care systems.
June 5, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — As part of his effort to improve relations with the Islamic world, President Obama pledged to help American Muslims give to charity.
May 19, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — In a quiet meeting closed to the news media and the public, Bill Gates, David Rockefeller Sr., Oprah Winfrey, and other leading philanthropists met in New York this month to discuss ways to promote efforts to solve growing social problems in America and abroad.
April 29, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — After losing almost one-third of its assets during the last year, the Ford Foundation has announced it will close its offices in Russia and Vietnam.
April 22, 2009, The Chronicle of Philanthropy — While the plans for the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation are still being worked out by the Obama administration, its newly appointed head, Sonal Shah, gave some details about them during the Global Philanthropy Forum.
Robert L. Gallucci, a former American diplomat and weapons inspector, has been chosen to be the next president of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, one of the nation’s largest foundations.
As Independent Sector and other nonprofit associations in Washington push Congress to help cash-strapped charities, at least one key member of the Senate is resisting the move.