The demand for services nonprofits offer is surging.
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This measure, included in a pandemic relief package, is supposed to encourage Americans to give more to nonprofits.
President and Mrs. Roosevelt enjoying after-luncheon conversation with patients of the Warm Springs Foundation.
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s personal battle with polio, and his steady hand while overseeing a national eradication campaign, highlights decisive leadership against a virus that terrified America.
Volunteers distributing drive-thru iftar meals outside an Islamic center in Falls Church, Virginia.
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Social distancing has made giving to the poor – an obligation under Islam – harder this Ramadan. Meanwhile Muslim nonprofits are feeling the strain of the economic downturn.
Remote worship is becoming the norm during the pandemic.
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Most Christian churches were relying heavily on 'collection plates' to pay their bills before the pandemic struck. And less than half were doing any online fundraising as of 2018.
The main characters of ‘The Good Place’ become better over time.
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Brain science suggests that seniors care more about the welfare of others than younger folks do.
At Columbia University and hundreds of other schools, all students are suddenly learning online.
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For higher ed, this is a crisis of unknown proportions.
The wreckage in Nashville was extreme.
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Donated goods often not only fail to help those in actual need but cause congestion, tie up resources and further hurt local economies.
The rewards for doing this usually aren’t monetary.
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Because most people want to be perceived as generous, sometimes monetary incentives for doing a good deed are counterproductive.
The foundation Bill and Melinda Gates run has more assets than any other.
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The dean of the only school of philanthropy sees some good in the attention charity-related scandals are generating.
Jeffrey Epstein faced sex trafficking and conspiracy charges when he died in July 2019.
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Giving away big sums of money is supposed to make the world a better place. So, why are so many deep-pocketed donors getting themselves and the causes they support in trouble?
Rewarding charities that scrimp is less strategic than it sounds.
Trying too hard to keep spending low can make organizations struggle and take a toll on their staff.
Even if the thought counts, the effort might not be worth it.
Like any personal touch, there's a chance this common fundraising step makes people feel warm and fuzzy inside. But a five-year research project found that it doesn't make donors more generous.
UCLA gave $425,000 back to Donald Sterling in 2014 after he disparaged Magic Johnson.
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Colleges and universities should apply the best techniques of research and education to their own decision-making.
Eight charities will get the Trump Foundation’s remaining assets.
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Under a settlement reached with New York authorities, he must give US$2 million to nonprofits out of his own pocket. And if he wants to start another foundation, Trump must submit to close supervision.
The former site of a Panama City plumbing business remained a pile of debris months after Hurricane Michael.
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The gravity and force of this Category 5 hurricane that lashed the Florida Panhandle and other Southern states may never have fully registered on the public’s radar.
After hurricanes, there are always people who could use a hand.
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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.
An illustration from the Christian Herald showing famine-hit people in India.
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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.
Two of the top donors who made constructing the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture possible were black.
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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.
A proposed charitable law could simulate this sea of piggy banks.
It may be easier to give money away when you budget for it.
Will this help the thousands of Americans who need a kidney transplant get one in time?
The need for organs to transplant far exceeds the supply.