Monday, March 16, 2015
Monday, February 10, 2014
A new list of the country's top philanthropists highlighted 12 New York donors who gave away nearly $1.6 billion last year. That places the state second to California, where 15 philanthropists gave a combined $2.8 billion.
Monday, July 01, 2013
By Joseph Capriglione : WNYC/NJPR
While those affected from Sandy continue to rebuild, there's new help for volunteers.
The non-profit Citizens Committee of New York will be awarding micro-grants of up to $2,000 to support volunteer-led groups, rather than individuals.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Former Microsoft executive John Wood tells about leaving his lucrative career at the age of 35 to found the nonprofit Room to Read and build libraries around the world. In Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy he shares stories of the people Room to Read works to help: impoverished children whose schools and villages have been swept away by war or natural disaster and girls whose educations would otherwise be ignored.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Monday, May 07, 2012
By Ailsa Chang
While Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing more cuts to non-profit social services, particularly to low-income childcare programs, a study released Monday by the Fiscal Policy Institute shows that the non-profit sector is the largest employer in the city's private economy.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
New York State is making good on a promise to closely examine the financial records of state-funded nonprofit organizations. A newly-created task force has asked non-profits to provide detailed information, including salaries of top executives earning over $100,000, annual revenue and how much money they pay out to grant recipients.
Monday, July 19, 2010
JP Morgan Chase and American Express are turning to users of social media to decide how to make their charitable gifts. The New York Times' Kate Taylor reports that's causing consternation and competition in the world of nonprofits.