Non-profits provide critical services and social support for communities. They also provide settings where vital forms of social capital are produced.
The First Amendment, along with a lack of clarity on what counts as an educational mission for charities, can lead authorities to approve applications from extremist groups.
Governments and wildlife advocates are working to protect 30% of Earth’s lands and waters for nature by 2030. An ecologist explains why creating large protected areas should be a top priority.
The National Rifle Association is spending heavily on legal fees and slashing programs for its members.
Emphasizing threats to children is a well-worn refrain among those worried about the decline of American culture and values.
A study of more than 200 social services and arts groups points to the severity of structural barriers.
A historian highlights the role of Frances Willard, who helped found the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, one of the major social movements of the 19th and 20th centuries.
A scholar of the laws governing tax-exempt groups explains why trustees showed James O'Keefe the door and what the consequences might be if their concerns prove to be accurate.
A longtime critic of Atlanta’s BeltLine explains how the popular network of parks has increased inequality in the city and driven out lower-income residents.
A little more than 1 in 10 Americans can’t get enough to eat – around the same share of the country that was experiencing food insecurity before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Until now, little research has been done about how people become nonprofit executive directors and how well-prepared those leaders are for their jobs.
Their primary obligations consist of three duties: care, loyalty and obedience.
Many government agencies help people whose lives are thrown off course, but not everyone is eligible or able to access that aid.
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.
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.
After studying this #MeToo problem for years, two researchers have drafted a toolkit to help nonprofits address it.
The group, founded in 1871, didn’t try to smother virtually all gun control efforts until the mid-1970s.
The 2022 federal budget implements long needed regulations to support the charitable sector.
About 1 in 4 Americans with diabetes who need insulin struggle to pay for this lifesaving drug.
Efforts to make donated food as healthy as possible backfire if the recipients throw it out.