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What Donors Want NowPremium Link

By Holly Hall

People who give to America’s biggest charities want candor, connection to a cause, and respect.

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A Year of Recovery: Big Gains at America’s Top CharitiesPremium Link

By Holly Hall, Sandhya Kambhampati, and Anu Narayanswamy
Face of Philanthropy

Bringing Solar Power to Poor Countries Boosts Health and Finances

By Jennifer C. Berkshire

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Social Innovation Fund Leader to Head Obama's 'My Brother's Keeper' Effort

By Alex Daniels

Michael Smith, a foundation veteran who has led the federal Social Innovation Fund for the past year, will lead the program to improve the lives of minority boys and young men.

Giving

Wealthy Households Plan to Give More Over the Next 5 Years, Study FindsPremium Link

By Maria Di Mento

People say they have more money to give, and they believe nonprofits need their support.

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Foundations Lack Understanding of Causes They Support, Study SaysPremium Link

By Maria Di Mento

Only 31 percent of nonprofit leaders believe that most of the grant makers who support their operations have a "deep understanding" of the needs of beneficiaries.

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New Data: Nonprofit Employment Defied Recession

By Avi Wolfman-Arent

Government research says nonprofit jobs grew even amid the depths of the recession.