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Billionaires go back to school

Dec 8, 2011
Philanthropists are funneling big money into public education. Are they too powerful?
Posted In: philanthropy, Education, public school, charter, reform

How to give, awesomely

Dec 7, 2011
One organization is using small grants to create projects throughout the world. It's an example of microphilanthropy.
Posted In: philanthropy, Charitable giving

When it comes to charitable giving, what works?

Nov 29, 2011
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses strategies to get people to give.
Posted In: Charity, philanthropy

Scholarship fund for volleyball players?

Mar 4, 2011
Question: I am a volunteer volleyball coach for a local middle school here in Nevada City. Last year, the school generously gave me $300 for my w...
Posted In: philanthropy

Feel-good news for the day

Dec 16, 2010
This final note today, a story to warm the heart. Forty-five years ago, Dennis Ferguson was living in Southern California, working for the Douglass...
Posted In: california, philanthropy

MID-DAY UPDATE: China's plans and Citi's biz

Oct 18, 2010
Starting out today's news with some China stories. The U.S. is investigating China's clean-tech policies for violations of international trade...
Posted In: apple, China, Citibank, EMI, mid-day update, Miraldi, philanthropy, QE2, quantitative easing

A lot to give

An inside look at the rarefied air of big donors and philanthropy from the Wealth and Poverty Desk.

Posted In: philanthropy, Charity

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