Are powerful philanthropic groups good for education?

Aug 26, 2016
A new book looks at how groups like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are influencing public education.
Bill and Melinda Gates, founders of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, take part in a discussion organized by "The Economist" about expected breakthroughs in health, education, farming and banking.

Drug windfall raises questions for foundations

Nov 19, 2014
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is set to reap more than $3 billion.

The realities -- and pitfalls -- of giving away money

Dec 10, 2013
One philanthropist passes on lessons she's learned, including the risks of "following your passion" without doing your homework