Why are so many of us behaving so badly?
They stepped up in the pandemic “to save the world,” says Marc Benioff of Salesforce. Even as their tax practices and perches kept them above its troubles.
Many associate culture in Athens with ruins and ancient artifacts. But the Greek government and several big philanthropic foundations want to put the city on the international contemporary art map.
Kevin Beasley was invited to create an installation in New Orleans for a few months. Instead he bought land, and met his neighbors.
An OMA-designed pavilion at the Wilshire Boulevard Temple was helped along by Eli Broad. It houses Wallis Annenberg’s GenSpace, a center for older people.
The move is part of a tightening of rules on organizations financed by donations from abroad and comes amid a rise in attacks on religious minorities.
Many people think about charitable giving this time of year. We put together a guide.
This year, technology companies stepped up on housing and criminal justice — with a dash of whistle-blowers mixed in.
He rose from working-class Brooklyn to become the first Black person to run a major American philanthropic organization.
Jeff T. Green, the chief executive of a technology firm, said he was leaving because of the church’s wealth and stance on social issues such as gay rights.
When a City College physics professor opened an ordinary box that had been sitting in the mail room, he was startled by its contents.
The world needs an outpouring of generosity.
Find the people doing good work in your own community and help them do it.
Mutual aid fulfills needs, but it also builds stronger, more resilient communities.
Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones were among the public faces of that 1985 fund-raising record. But behind the scenes, Mr. Kragen made it all happen.
After his wife’s sudden death, Eduard Arzunyan needed some help.
GiveWell investigates charities to find the most cost-effective ways to do good.
Ten teachers in South Dakota competed for $5,000 in dollar bills to spend on classroom improvements. Critics called the event at a hockey game in Sioux Falls demeaning.
Consider giving to education-related charities this holiday season.
A few worthies from Times Opinion’s giving guide and a few … unworthies.
Here’s how to pitch in as local and national volunteers and aid groups mobilize to help hard-hit areas.
Some very wealthy people give their money away in an attempt to burnish their reputations. Not the Tesla C.E.O.
Ms. Avant, 81, was found with a gunshot wound after the police received a report of a shooting at her home in Beverly Hills early Wednesday, the police said.
The donation from a trustee, Oscar L. Tang, and his wife, Agnes Hsu‐Tang, reinvigorates the long-delayed project and is the largest capital gift in the Met’s history.
He fled communist rule in Hungary, discovered a treatment for glaucoma in the U.S., then became an author and a voice against authoritarianism in his homeland.
More than 20,000 strangers have donated to an online fund-raiser to help Kevin Strickland’s re-entry to society.
Jake Wood was a Marine sniper in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he works in the philanthropic sector and is “leading with love.”
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on the burdens of philanthropy — and more.
The gift was the largest yet for the foundation and was among several splashy donations in recent months by Mr. Bezos, one of the world’s richest people.
A little-known organization called the Bridgespan Group is guiding the philanthropic choices of many leading donors, including MacKenzie Scott.
Some patrons of the LongHouse Reserve are upset that its veteran director was let go, but the board says it needed new leadership to expand the garden into a museum with a broader mission.
At Prairie View A&M, one of the historically Black colleges and universities where MacKenzie Scott donated millions, the mood is cautious optimism.
The world’s leaders are focusing on preventing future pandemics, but experts say rich nations are not doing enough to help the poor survive the current one.
A columnist offers lessons learned from decades on the front lines of reporting and explains why he is leaving to run for office.
The Mississippi state auditor said that Mr. Favre, the Hall of Fame quarterback, could still be sued if he does not pay an additional $228,000 in interest that he owes.
The divestment campaign has taken much of the shine off what was once the planet’s dominant industry.
She documented her last months with ovarian cancer on Twitter while raising funds to support students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in the sciences.
An organization based in Ohio and founded by Amish and Mennonites has been swept up in the violence roiling the country.
Costa Rica and the city of Milan were among the five winners that each received one million pounds, or nearly $1.4 million, to continue sustainability and conservation efforts during a ceremony in London.
The former Green Bay Packers quarterback was among more than 10 people who received letters from the state auditor demanding repayment of tens of millions of dollars connected to an extensive welfare fraud scheme.
Rucker Park in Harlem has been a proving ground for amateurs and professionals for generations. “We don’t come there giving you roses,” one player said. “You got to earn it.”
This old, triangular clinic was created to serve the poor and infirm. God’s Love We Deliver was up to the task.
Some executives at nonprofit groups that operate New York City homeless shelters are benefiting from the plight of the people they serve.
This year’s 25 winners include Ibram X. Kendi, who wrote “How to Be an Antiracist,” the poet Hanif Abdurraqib and the writer and curator Nicole Fleetwood. The awards come with prestige — and $625,000.
From Birmingham to Gee’s Bend, the Souls Grown Deep Foundation is directly investing in Alabama communities where artists and quilters live, work — and struggle.
The couple behind Carversville Farm believe that everyone deserves high-quality food, so they donate most of theirs to kitchens feeding the neediest in Philadelphia.
But his plans face a tough road as pressure grows for big pharmaceutical companies to share their vaccine technologies with poorer nations.
How an upstart label joined forces with the Italian luxury brand to create some very of-the-moment sweats.
A year after announcing the Bezos Earth Fund, the Amazon founder detailed how some of the money would be spent.
Continuing disruption to factory production and bottlenecks in shipping are leaving nonprofit groups short of goods for vulnerable communities worldwide.