Monday, November 18, 2013
There's an emerging narrative that relief efforts in the Philippines are being hampered. So what is working, and what can you do about it? Julien Schopp, Director of Humanitarian Policy and Practice at InterAction, offers his advice. Then, Rolando Lavarro, Jersey City Council President and Filipino-American, discusses the response from the local community and relief efforts in our area.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is proposing tougher campaign finance rules for non-profits. Hear about why he thinks more regulation is important. Plus: Judith Shulevitz of The New Republic talks about her cover story on the effects of “The Grey Generation”; the expansion of charter schools into middle class neighborhoods; the December series with Judith Rodin of the Rockefeller Foundation kicks off with a discussion on resilience; and director David Lynch on transcendental meditation.
Friday, August 17, 2012
This year has seen the Ford Foundation award grants to The Washington Post and The L.A. Times, both for-profit news outlets. Bob talks to The Ford Foundation's Jonathan Barzilay and NPR's Senior Vice President for News Margaret Low Smith about navigating the relationship between grant givers and news makers.
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Monday, June 20, 2011
Motor City Blight Busters, a Detroit-based non-profit around for over 20 years, opened a community coffee house on the northwest side of the city last February. Proprietor Alicia Marion said that she approached the organization about a decade ago with the suggestion to turn an empty storefront near the Redford Theatre into a coffee shop.
“No matter where I went, whether it was locally, Royal Oak or Ferndale or New York or New Orleans and New Jersey, there’s always a neighborhood diner or coffee shop,” Marion said. “I wanted to bring that back here to Lasher and Grand River.”
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
By Marlon Bishop : WNYC Culture Producer
The foundation recently released its 2009 tax returns, which revealed some surprising figures around executive pay.