Waves of giving follow racial equity crises

Apr 5, 2021
Billions of dollars were donated to social justice causes in 2020. Deciding where and when to allocate resources can be hard.
In the months following George Floyd's death, people donated billions of dollars to social justice and racial equity groups.
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Charitable giving is way up this year — the same will likely be true of Giving Tuesday

Early numbers show that people are giving more than in previous years to places like food banks, housing groups and mutual aid networks.
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The most effective way to give this holiday season

Nov 25, 2020
As we head into a holiday season like no other, what is the best way to help those in need?
Workers from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank distribute boxes of fresh produce to people facing food insecurity in August. Donating cash to food banks allows them to supply produce to people in need more easily.
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Hackers with a heart? Cyber crooks seek to provide charitable donations

Nov 18, 2020
Several cybercrime groups are trying to brand themselves as ethical. But it's hard to know a hacker's actual motivation in any particular case.
Some hackers view themselves as Robin Hood, stealing from the rich and giving to the  poor, one expert said.
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With companies matching social justice donations, employees are crowdsourcing to increase contributions

Jun 12, 2020
Over the last two weeks, social justice organizations have raised $600 million dollars, according to one nonprofit.
People are sending money to employees, employees are giving through companies and the donations are going further.
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Amazon says it plans to donate goods rather than destroy them

Sep 5, 2019
Amazon says it'll stop destroying unsold goods in the U.S. and the U.K., and donate them instead.
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A money coach for the wealthy

Jan 2, 2019
For Iris Brilliant, the first step is to ask clients to not get richer.
Iris Brilliant is a money coach based in Berkeley, California.
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A new report finds more big donors are giving big money to big institutions, but ...

Nov 20, 2018
What does this mean for the overall nonprofit sector, which is made up of small groups, too?

In the most expensive midterms, money doesn't always go to tight races

Nov 5, 2018
A largely safe GOP district in California draws the most money for a House race. Why?
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Billionaire donations are driving midterm spending

Oct 23, 2018
High net worth giving is making this midterm campaign one of the most expensive ever.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gestures to the crowd as he walks on stage to deliver remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
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