A recent critique of the Minneapolis Foundation's Pay It Forward Forever Fund wrongly suggested that current-day needs and long-term endowments are in conflict with one another, the grant maker's chairman says.
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The nonprofit watchdog issued a four-star ranking for the embattled charity Thursday, eight months after removing the foundation from its "watch list," writes the Associated Press. Also, Politico reports on Bill Clinton's staff's use of federal funds allocated to ex-presidents to subsidize some operations at his foundation.
The uproar over the Baltimore Police Department’s undisclosed use of grant-funded aerial surveillance technology has fueled a welcome public discussion about the use of such tactics and attendant privacy concerns, the billionaire donor Laura Arnold tellsThe Baltimore Sun.
The National Vietnam Veterans Foundation is closing several months after drawing media scrutiny for collecting tens of millions of dollars on behalf of former service members but spending almost all of it on fundraising, CNNreports.
The Florida State Employees’ Charitable Campaign begins Thursday with officials looking to bounce back from a dismal 2015 that saw donations plummet and controversy over a for-profit management company’s take from the campaign, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
The nonprofit Center for Education Reform is soliciting video rebuttals to a critical segment about charter schools on the comedian's satiric TV show Last Week Tonight, The Washington Post's Answer Sheet education blog writes.
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The University of New Hampshire announced the unexpected bequest Tuesday from a longtime campus-library cataloguer who died last year after decades of assiduous saving and frugal living, The Union Leader of Manchester, N.H., reports.
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