Philanthropy

Ebony and Jet images to be donated after photo archive sale

Jul 26, 2019

The photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines chronicling African American history is set to head to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and other cultural institutions

Knight Foundation funding studies on media and democracy

Jul 22, 2019

The Knight Foundation announces nearly $50 million in grants for projects that study the impact of social media on democracy

Donors suspend funds for Poland's Jewish museum

Jul 16, 2019

A Jewish association says private donors to Poland's renowned Jewish history museum have suspended their donations out of concern at the government's failure to extend the term of its director

Biden earned more than $15 million after leaving White House

Jul 10, 2019

Joe Biden's newly released presidential tax returns and financial disclosure show that he and his wife, Jill, have earned more than $15 million since leaving the Obama White House

Rescue ship captain held in Italy attracts donors, defenders

Jun 30, 2019

High-level support and almost three-quarters of a million dollars in donations are pouring in for the German captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after she defied orders to stay out of Italy

Indian soldiers recover bodies of 7 missing mountaineers

Jun 23, 2019

An Indian official says paramilitary soldiers have reached the bodies of seven of eight members from a team of international climbers believed killed on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain

Charitable giving by individual Americans drops in 2018

Jun 18, 2019

Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffers its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09; one factor is a Republican-backed change in tax policy

US donors, not French tycoons, foot Notre Dame works bills

Jun 14, 2019

The billionaire French donors that publicly promised flashy donations totaling the hundreds of millions to restore Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French national monument, according to church and business officials

'Sell By' or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates

Jun 6, 2019

U.S. regulators want to clear up the confusion around date labels like "Sell by" and "Best by."

Oprah gives $500,000 to high school after-school program

May 19, 2019

Oprah Winfrey announced she's giving $500,000 to an initiative at a New Jersey high school that's aimed at keeping kids off the streets

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