Slowdown in Charitable Giving Kicks In
The Wall Street Journal
By Pui-Wing Tam
…For years, many locals — driven by wealth from initial public offerings, stock options and other investments — gave generously to charitable causes, said Emmett Carson, CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. That continued even after the markets crashed last year, as Silicon Valley workers stepped up to help the needy, he said. Read full text.
Answers About Community Philanthropy
The New York Times
Following is the first set of answers from Lorie A. Slutsky, president of the New York Community Trust, on community philanthropy, the value of many different approaches to charitable giving and their importance in maintaining a strong democracy. Read full text.
Boston Foundation launches new community website for Boston neighborhoods
South End News (Boston)
By Brandon Simes
The Boston Foundation (TBF), one of the country’s oldest and largest community foundations, has launched a community website, My Neighborhood: Boston, that includes art, photography, and offers local resources and information for each neighborhood of the city. Read full text.