Jesuits established a trust to answer for their history of enslaving Black people. But frustrated descendants tell Rome the order is “not delivering in deed.”
As OMA cancels three shows, some donors shift their support — and a celebrated collection — to the Rollins Museum of Art.
Some environmental protesters are earning salaries from new nonprofit groups that believe taking it to the streets is more important than ever.
The philosopher William MacAskill lays out the case for longtermism: “Future people count. There could be a lot of them. And we can make their lives better.”
The director of the nation’s largest network of food banks is seeing support dwindle as need rises: “You’re in the middle of a battle, and people are leaving the field.”
The United States is rolling out a reimagined suicide prevention number to address a national mental health crisis. But funding and staffing issues have left some questioning whether it’s ready.
If we don’t talk about economic justice, we are advancing an emaciated view of Christian political engagement.
The internet has pretty much killed local news wars. The Baltimore Banner, a nonprofit start-up, is trying to change that by taking on The Baltimore Sun.
“It has become too easy for people to conflate disagreements about issues with matters of identity,” one nonprofit official says.
Many economists say suspending federal taxes on gas will not significantly cut prices for consumers.
After more mass shootings, one side is gaining donors and political will; the other is galvanized by gun rights. Will anything be different?
The billionaire venture capitalist John Doerr offers his views on what Silicon Valley’s elite can — and can’t — do about our global crisis.
A couple opened Potchke, a pop-up in Knoxville, to showcase their love of the war-ravaged country and its cooking.
It’s hard to imagine a more ideal escape for young people living through an extraordinary time of grief, loneliness and upheaval.
Gestures of good will and concern from developed countries can hide nationalism so pointed that it amounts to something like sadism.
TV’s spike-haired rhapsodist of roadside eats is still playing it for laughs. But he’s also winning food-world respect as a sort of graying eminence.
Sam Bankman-Fried is a studiously disheveled billionaire who made a fortune overseeing trades that are too risky for the U.S. market. Now he wants Washington to follow his lead.
At Christie’s sale for charity, the glamorous silk-screen beat out Basquiat’s skull painting that set a record in 2017.
The billionaire venture capitalist said the study of climate change and sustainability would be the “new computer science.”
An $11 million project is underway to restore three decaying synagogues and preserve the city’s history of harboring European Jews.
During the Muslim holy month, there is a strong focus on helping others.
The Fresh Air Fund offers a summer escape from New York City.
Crime Stoppers of Houston built its reputation on a successful tip line. Then it decided to take on Democratic judges.
In a country that is celebrated for its culture of reckoning and remembrance, the richest families are often an exception.
The president and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, also reported donations of $17,394 to 10 charities.
Gerald Migdol, a Harlem developer, became the linchpin in a federal investigation that led to the indictment and resignation of Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin.
A spokesman for the Facebook founder said the money sent to election offices in 2020 was a “one-time donation.” The grants prompted Republicans to push for bans on private donations for elections.
The six-year effort by climate scientists and policy experts aims to fill gaps in knowledge about planet-warming emissions and help affected communities in Alaska.
Three decades after worrying about making rent, she is now giving away billions — all while trying to keep herself out of the spotlight.
The Minnesota attorney general’s office said most of the money Pamela Fergus raised to pay off students’ lunch debt was not used as intended.
Spirit of America was focused on helping counter Russian propaganda but now is sending helmets, Kevlar vests, radios and vehicles to Ukraine.
When the police can’t afford to solve cold cases, deep-pocketed donors can.
The philanthropist announced new donations to Ukraine aid and Planned Parenthood, and said she would soon debut a database of all her giving.
The donation is part of an ongoing effort by Ms. Scott to give away her fortune.
Proceeds from the sale, in May, of “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn,” will benefit the Thomas and Doris Ammann Foundation Zurich.
The school’s chairman and biggest benefactor, Bruce Kovner, had wanted its president, Damian Woetzel, to leave after a negative evaluation. He marshaled support and stayed.
After Russia’s invasion, Meest-America, which specializes in shipping goods to Eastern Europe, shifted to a singular focus.
New York City is home to some 300,000 Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet Union.
Florida regulators found that a company working on the charitable event had not registered properly. The former first lady’s office said it would be rescheduled.
Mr. Potanin, one of the richest men in Russia and a Guggenheim Museum donor for decades, is the latest oligarch affected by widening outrage over the war in Ukraine.
For years, a coalition of groups has supported food businesses, seeing them as critical to the city’s continuing recovery. The pandemic has put its accomplishments to the test.
As a financier, he amassed a fortune that he spent on Democrats, helping to propel his wife from San Francisco mayor to a long career in the Senate.
If you have an investment portfolio or own a home, you’ve probably experienced big gains. Here’s how to use those winnings to help.
Despite economic turmoil and physical danger, charitable giving went up during the pandemic. Why?
Mrs. Trump assailed what she called attempts to “cancel her” as she comes under criticism, along with her husband, for post-White House fund-raising efforts.
A day after Prince Andrew settled a sexual assault lawsuit, the police announced they were investigating a charity led by Prince Charles.
Two foundations committed funding for economic and policy research focused on alternatives to traditional economic thinking.
Plans for a new faculty committee to protect academic freedom came after the head of a prestigious program resigned, citing donor interference.
James M. Vaughn Jr., wielding a fortune, argues that he brought about the Fermat breakthrough after the best and brightest had failed for centuries to solve the puzzle.
Starting in the 1960s, he developed the area’s farmland into office parks that housed fast-growing technology companies.