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Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

Matthew Bishop and Michael Green describe how super-rich "philanthrocapitalists" like Bill Gates are shaking up the world of giving with their businesslike methods.

Does Your Donation Actually Make a Difference?

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Brest

A diverse group of nonprofit leaders have joined a Working Group for Effective Social Investing to develop a rating tool that allows donors to compare the effectiveness of various charities.

Necessity is the mother of social innovation

Lucy Bernholz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lucy Bernholz

Reposted (with edits and additions) from philanthropy2173 Ah, December. The anticipation of snow, unless you're already several feet under. The warmt...

Strategic Philanthropy in Tough Times

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

Dollars spent today to address issues like global warming can do more good than those spent in ten years, when the cost of mitigating climate change will certainly be much higher.

The Philanthropist: Investor or Contractor?

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

At one end of the philanthropic spectrum is unrestricted, core, or general operating support, where the funder buys into an organization's mission with no interference.

McCain Friendly Charity Keeps Donor List Secret

The Swamp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In 2001, John McCain helped found a northern Virginia think tank that has frequently taken policy positions that dovetail with his and provided payche...