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?
After a hurricane strikes or an earthquake makes shockwaves, try to support nonprofits that are clear about what they do and how they will spend your money.
For International Day of Charity on Sept. 5, a history of how the Christian Herald mobilized Americans in the late 19th century to give millions for the relief of global suffering.
The IRS estimates that up to 40 privately run schools may be affected by this measure in the 2017 tax reform package.
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.
Overall, the growth in giving to public higher ed institutions isn't compensating for a reduction in funding by the states.
It may be easier to give money away when you budget for it.
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.
The need for organs to transplant far exceeds the supply.
A recent gift by billionaire Robert Smith to pay off the student loans of 2019 graduates of Morehouse points to the potential of America's black elite to pay off all black students' college loans.
Getting everyone whose lives were thrown off-track back takes a lot of personal effort, paired with work done by a constantly shifting mix of nonprofits and governmental agencies over many years.
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.
Although far fewer Americans took the charitable deduction on their tax returns, giving stayed fairly steady, according to the annual Giving USA report.
When asked to donate money they had earned through participating in a study, average people tended to choose the less onerous requirements rather than big ones.
Depending on foreign aid to pay the bills makes moving on when it’s gone harder.