Yvon Chouinard, his wife and their two adult children have given the company he founded away. From now on, its profits will fund climate and conservation work.
Yvon Chouinard’s gift is unusual due to its structure but is also part of a trend. Many billionaires and large foundations are now funding these causes.
Two scholars found that when arts nonprofits devote 35% of their budget to overhead, they fare best in terms of attendance.
While the overwhelming majority of charities are legitimate, looking into a charity before supporting it can help you avoid supporting scams and make better-informed decisions.
An experiment conducted online with residents of Italy and the US detected similar patterns based on ideological identity.
The low-income homebuyers who obtained these homes were deprived of the financial security they were promised. They’re now eligible for at least $25,000 in reimbursements for repairs.
Armed conflicts today involve slavery in many different forms, from forced marriage to child soldiers.
A scholar of humanitarianism sums up what she saw on the ground during a five-week research trip to Poznań, Lublin, Warsaw, Krakow and several smaller cities along the Poland-Ukraine border.
A burst of federal funding is letting Indianapolis expand existing efforts and try promising new approaches that other cities have developed.
During the Cold War, Russia’s refusal to allow Jews to leave the country reflected its political aims. The same is likely true today, a Jewish studies scholar explains.
A new study adds to a body of work that casts doubt on the wisdom of the standard rulebook many donors expect charities to follow.
These donors can experience an emotional release by channeling their feelings into something they consider positive.
Abortion funds, which help people who cannot afford the procedure, are facing new kinds of pressures, including potential legal risks and a rising client demand that exceeds their capabilities.
The median amount of cash bail is $10,000 – an immense sum for people living in poverty. Bail funds, unlike bail bondsmen, don’t charge high fees.
Even in states that ban abortion, legal precedents indicate that donating to, and receiving assistance from, abortion funds is an expression of free speech.
Offering free pregnancy tests, sonograms and counseling, the pregnancy help movement maintains more than 2,700 resource centers throughout the United States.
Concerns about Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders have made the rest of the world wary of sending money, and many foreign aid workers have already fled.
Some of the largest donations made in 2021 went to donor-advised funds, financial accounts known as DAFs.
Uninvited and inexperienced visitors arriving with good ideas and wads of cash can take time and energy away from what displaced Ukrainians want and need.
Congress tends to be most likely to act after an assassination or assassination attempt of historic proportions or mass shootings. But sometimes lawmakers do nothing beyond debate new measures.