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Former NFLer Steve Gleason Launches Auction To Raise Money For ALS Research

Former NFLer Steve Gleason Launches Auction To Raise Money For ALS Research | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The one-time New Orleans Saint teamed with Microsoft and the NFL to auction off memorabilia to benefit the Answer ALS Foundation.
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Zuckerberg’s Philanthropic Project Explodes on Musk’s Launchpad

Zuckerberg’s Philanthropic Project Explodes on Musk’s Launchpad | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Zuck’s luck when it comes to the distribution of free Internet services continues to run hard, as the satellite needed to advance Facebook’s latest initiative was destroyed.
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Blue Meridian Partners: A Collaborative Form of “Big Bet” Philanthropy Aims to Give $1B to Youth Programs

Blue Meridian Partners: A Collaborative Form of “Big Bet” Philanthropy Aims to Give $1B to Youth Programs | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
“Big Bet” philanthropy has gotten a lot of press lately, and, indeed, the dollar amounts here are somewhat staggering in the nonprofit world, but the Blue Meridian initiative has some special design aspects that deserve a thoughtful response from readers.
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49ers Make Gifts to Address Racial Inequities

49ers Make Gifts to Address Racial Inequities | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Few fans probably anticipated that 49ers CEO Jed York would announce two gifts totaling a million dollars to address racial inequities.
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Other People’s Money: Trump’s Philanthropic Veil Worn to Tatters

Other People’s Money: Trump’s Philanthropic Veil Worn to Tatters | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The most recent reports confirm what we reported earlier this year: If Donald Trump has given personal funds to charity since 2008, there’s no record of it on his foundation’s federal returns.
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The Revealing UK/US Social Enterprise Divide

The Revealing UK/US Social Enterprise Divide | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
As much as “thought leaders” in the United States see themselves as the ideological center of civil society, at times they appear to be simply spreading a confusion of purpose, and when it comes to social enterprise this could not be more clear.
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Religion a Major Driver of the National Economy

Religion a Major Driver of the National Economy | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
A new study concludes that religion accounts for as much as a third of the nation’s GDP.
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Chan Zuckerberg Disease Initiative: Generosity or Grandiosity?

Chan Zuckerberg Disease Initiative: Generosity or Grandiosity? | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Even with a $3 billion commitment, have Chan and Zuckerberg aimed too high in its effort to recast the landscape of disease?
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Another Foundation Goes All In on Equity—Not Only the What and Why, But the How

Another Foundation Goes All In on Equity—Not Only the What and Why, But the How | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Weingart’s reaffirmed commitment comes across as intensification rather than the faddish embrace of a new direction, as other foundation pivots have.
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NC Nonprofit Civil Rights Center: We Won’t Be Used or Misused by Campaigns

NC Nonprofit Civil Rights Center: We Won’t Be Used or Misused by Campaigns | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
A museum dedicated to civil rights rebuffs a proposed Trump visit and asserts its independence from political campaigns.
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New Book Pries Open the Policy Window on Education Philanthropy

New Book Pries Open the Policy Window on Education Philanthropy | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
A new book explores philanthropy’s role in education policy debates and aims to open broader discussion about philanthropy’s role in a democracy.
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Being a part of largest student philanthropy is a privilege, don't dishonor

Being a part of largest student philanthropy is a privilege, don't dishonor | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The actions of potential students at the Bloomsburg Fair this past weekend are not reflective of the goals nor culture of THON.
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‘My Passion, My Philanthropy’: Marcy Syms Pushes for Equal Rights Amendment

‘My Passion, My Philanthropy’: Marcy Syms Pushes for Equal Rights Amendment | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
While this is her paramount philanthropic passion, Syms saw early on that gender was often forgotten in important areas of American society and has worked to change that.
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Out of the Blue: Quiet Man’s $4M Donation Makes Good Nonprofit Lesson

Out of the Blue: Quiet Man’s $4M Donation Makes Good Nonprofit Lesson | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Librarian Robert Morin bequeathed $4 million to the University of New Hampshire, where he spent his 50-year career at the Dimond Library.
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Koch Brothers Fund Grassroots Conservative Workshops for the Long Haul

Koch Brothers Fund Grassroots Conservative Workshops for the Long Haul | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
The Koch brothers and their political network are planning for the long term by providing training for local conservative activists around the country.
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Billionaire Gifts to Humanity: Defeating Death and Living among the Stars

Billionaire Gifts to Humanity: Defeating Death and Living among the Stars | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Some billionaires are independently doing with science what used to be the prerogative of governments and peer-review groups of scientists. Should we worry?
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Gates Foundation Redoubles Its Commitment to Stop Mosquito-Borne Disease

Gates Foundation Redoubles Its Commitment to Stop Mosquito-Borne Disease | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Will gene editing cause the “end of nature” or rid nature of its most dangerous creature, the mosquito?
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New York Attorney General “Inquiring” into Trump Foundation

New York Attorney General “Inquiring” into Trump Foundation | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Now that the IRS has slapped the Trump organization’s hand for making a political donation, New York AG Eric Schneiderman has declared that he will be looking more deeply into the Trump Foundation.
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Steve and Connie Ballmer Contemplate the Fight against Intergenerational Poverty

Steve and Connie Ballmer Contemplate the Fight against Intergenerational Poverty | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Ballmer, raised in Detroit, returns and is inspired by what he sees. However, it may be a good thing the couple’s personal philanthropy might be a long time coming.
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Soros Pledges to Invest $500M in Businesses Run By and Benefitting Refugees

Soros Pledges to Invest $500M in Businesses Run By and Benefitting Refugees | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
There is a bit of poetry in Soros’s commitment to invest in businesses that are run by or benefit refugees. We sort of wish it was purely the former, but he certainly knows the terrain.
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The US State Department Endorses Impact Investing at the UN General Assembly

The US State Department Endorses Impact Investing at the UN General Assembly | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
A “Trillion Dollar Challenge” is declared to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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Top 10 Nonprofit Transparency Dodgers List: Is this Watchdog Chasing Its Own Tail?

Top 10 Nonprofit Transparency Dodgers List: Is this Watchdog Chasing Its Own Tail? | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
NPQ became suspicious when it saw who was on the BBB Wise Giving Alliance’s list of the “top ten transparency dodgers” among nonprofits. Some of the groups did not seem to fit in our experience with them, so we wanted to know how they got on the list—and we were a little shocked when we found out!
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New Mexico Nonprofits Attribute Surge of Citizenship Applications to Election

New Mexico Nonprofits Attribute Surge of Citizenship Applications to Election | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
In New Mexico, immigrant advocates say there has been a surge over the past year in applications for citizenship, and that a major motivator is the wish to vote.
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Philanthropy is not future ready

Philanthropy is not future ready | Philanthropy - Legacy From The Heart | Scoop.it
Philanthropy is failing to fulfill its promise as a radical disrupter, the National Conference by Philanthropy Australia was told.
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