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Philanthropies eagerly back ex-UNC professor Hannah-Jones

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NEW YORK — Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones used major philanthropic donors to build her future as a tenured professor at Howard University, just as other...

Lin-Manuel Miranda sees art and philanthropy with same lens

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NEW YORK — For “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, the inspirations for art and philanthropy are inextricably linked. ...

Bill, Melinda Gates to run foundation jointly after divorce

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NEW YORK — Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates will continue to work together as co-chairs of their foundation even after their planned divorce....

After pandemic pause, one woman’s crusade for kids resumes

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NEW YORK — After more than two decades beating the odds to obtain medical care for children injured in war and crises around the...

After pandemic pause, one woman’s crusade for kids resumes

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NEW YORK — After more than two decades beating the odds to obtain medical care for children injured in war and crises around the...

Gates Foundation commits $2.1B to advance gender equality

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Bill and Melinda Gates’ namesake foundation announced Wednesday it will spend $2.1 billion to advance global gender equality. It comes as private donors, government...

Q&A: Ford Foundation’s leader straddles contrasting worlds

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Darren Walker has experienced two sides of life — one of poverty, one of wealth. ...

US Catholic school association seeks rebound from grim year

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The organization overseeing Catholic schools in the United States gets a new chief executive this week as it seeks to rebound from its biggest...

How Southern Power Fund upends traditional grantmaking

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Clara Benson, founder of a nascent South Carolina nonprofit that connects Black residents with health and wellness resources, got an intriguing call last September. ...

Millions skipped church during pandemic. Will they return?

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WALDOBORO, Maine — With millions of people having stayed home from places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, struggling congregations have one key question:...