N.Y Funders Learn How To Adapt From “Sandy” - Tue, 26 Feb 2013

The Robin Hood Foundation in New York City raised $67.5 million for Superstorm Sandy relief and it is expected that all of it will be out the door by the end of next month.

Billionaire Branson Joins Buffett’s Chairitable Pledge - Tue, 19 Feb 2013

The first billionaires from outside the U.S. today announced they would donate at least half of their wealth to philanthropy, joining the Giving Pledge initiative started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates.

Verizon Joins National Council on Aging Initiative to Improve Health of Older Adults With Chronic Conditions - Fri, 08 Feb 2013

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Gates Foundation Awards $28.8 Million to Task Force for Global Health - Wed, 06 Feb 2013

Gates Foundation Awards $28.8 Million to Task Force for Global Health The Task Force for Global Health in Decatur, Georgia has announced a five-year, $28.

Levi’s Waste - Mon, 04 Feb 2013

Levi Strauss has emerged as one of the more environmentally conscious clothing companies in recent years. Now the San Francisco-based fashion icon is amping up its sustainability efforts with its new “Waste as part of its Spring 2013 collection.

Vaccine group funds cervical cancer immunisations for poor - Mon, 04 Feb 2013

LONDON (Reuters) - The GAVI global vaccines group is to help protect more than 180,000 girls in eight countries across Africa and Asia from cervical cancer by funding immunisation projects with vaccines from Merck and GlaxoSmithKline.

Giving $1,000 A Day: A Dallas Donor's Plan For Change - Wed, 23 Jan 2013

Ariel Nessel, a real-estate developer from Dallas, has pledged to give away $1,000 a day. philanthropy.com: Ariel Nessel makes a lot of money, and he wants to give away as much of it as he can.

The Right Tools Can Make Evaluation Less Painful, More Productive - Wed, 23 Jan 2013

email print recommend tweet this linked in hxdbzxy / Shutterstock.com Program evaluation is the “eat your vegetables” of the nonprofit sector. Everyone agrees this is a good idea, but often the nonprofit in constant motion may default to just grabbing take-out.

The Changing Tides of Sustainability Talent: It's Not About Being Indiana Jones - Tue, 22 Jan 2013

A career in corporate social responsibility or sustainability can be thrilling. It seems nothing ever stays the same. Sure, many of the leaders from ten years ago are still blazing trails.

Local scientists searching for flu fighters - Tue, 22 Jan 2013

Look for all-purpose vaccines to inhibit multiple strains