Chuck Feeney is a model philanthropist with a demonstrated commitment to “giving while living.” At 89, Feeney has given away almost all of his fortune and closed his foundation.
Successfully creating a COVID-19 vaccine will require much creativity and will be the fruit of many smaller victories along the way. Philanthropy can play an important role in these areas.
As most public schools go online this fall, many families are setting up “pandemic pods” and “microschools” —a luxury available to some families while the rest must endure subpar Zoom learning.
Occupational licensing and certificates of need limit the market’s ability to serve public need—especially during a pandemic.
In “The Second Mountain,” David Brooks imagines a healthier and happier society—but he fails to acknowledge or understand the robust conversation about strengthening civil society already taking place.
Andrea Gabor, professor of Business Journalism at CUNY, worries at the role private philanthropists play in public education. Unfortunately, her criticisms come up wanting.
It’s a too-familiar theme: conservative parents start foundations and liberal children change the foundation’s giving goals. Is there any way to protect conservative donor intent after they pass away?
While the elderly are at-risk and isolated during the pandemic, three new groups have started to help the elderly and keep them company.
A recent Washington Post article criticizes the giving of wealthy Americans during the COVID-19 crisis. But their research misunderstands philanthropy.
Today’s virulent political discourse needs an influx of compassion and virtue. Here’s how donors might support that.