Their initial grants do not insist upon filing reports that might indicate what works best. And without more affordable housing, the problem is sure to continue.
There's a big market for new treatments for TB, malaria and other ailments. But most of these diseases afflict low-income people unable to pay for medicine.
Prodded by Michelle Obama and other government leaders, Walmart and other major US retailers vowed to build hundreds of stores in food deserts. What happened?
Billionaire Robert F. Smith made a big splash when he told Morehouse grads he would pay off their student debt. Yet his generosity adheres to a long African American tradition.
Scholars researched whether bestowing awards on volunteers who pitch in with the Boy Scouts made a difference. The answer seems to depend on whether the recognition is expected or not.
Could these extra hands do more for the nonprofits they assist?
The iconic advertising campaign originated as a way to protect the nation from its WWII enemies. Today, critics are asking if it's causing harm as well as good.
Approaching gender parity on the boards of big nonprofits might help narrow the pay gap among the sector's highest-paid leaders.
A political scientist warns that a new lobbying initiative launched by Bill and Melinda Gates could harm US higher education.
As the cost of holding the Winter Games rises, local taxpayers around the globe are losing interest in hosting the event.
Depending on foreign aid to pay the bills makes moving on when it’s gone harder.
The health of American democracy could be at stake.
More likely dangers include administrative hassles and fines.
The group's bottom line has been shaky for years. And its board has been unwilling or unable to respond.
Travel along the U.S.-Mexico border and meeting migrants can build empathy for people without papers.
It's not necessarily because of Islamophobia.
Backpack programs that give students easily prepared foods, like boxed macaroni and cheese and canned beans, can make a difference.
The White House proposed these cuts for three years in a row. That clashes with longstanding bipartisan leadership regarding rights for all people with disabilities.
Legislators in a growing number of democracies are clamping down on civil society. In the United States, it's happening at the state level.
A study that compared Habitat for Humanity affiliates found that what nonprofits are doing may matter more than how much they’re spending.