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As China mints more and more billionaires, it is encouraging them to give more freely, and finding ways to allay mistrust in a largely government-run nonprofit sector.
A look at acute needs in various regions of the globe — from aid for refugees in countries neighboring Syria to the effects of Zika in Latin America — and charities working to help. Map illustrations by Jacob Turcotte.
Gates and Heifer International are teaming up to give African families a source of food and income.
For those who wish to help the survivors of the mass shooting that took place in a gay nightclub in Orlando early Sunday morning, here are a few resources.
Big charities have advantages when it comes to responding to sudden disasters and providing aid in foreign countries, but local and start-up charities offer donors more of a direct opportunity to see how their money is being put to work.
Here are four charities tackling the crisis in Syria.
The humanitarian relief organization saw donations fall by nearly a third in the past year, according to the latest charitable giving survey conducted by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Inspired by Black Friday and Cyber Monday, organizers have designated Giving Tuesday as a way of galvanizing support for nonprofits to ensure that consumers remember those in need during the busy shopping season.
With charitable donations growing slowly, philanthropic groups are using the power of the Internet to expand their fundraising to a mass audience at a much lower cost than traditional methods.
Code for America has developed apps that have trimmed Boston's costs for digging out fire hydrants after snow and made Philadelphia city services more accessible. The 'Peace Corps for geeks' is the leading edge of nonprofits looking to make government more efficient.
A new Congress could cut tax deductions and funds for charities. States are also starting to clamp down on compensation for executives of charities.
Gratitude is an ethic that experts now see as equally secular and religious – not to mention a healthy recipe for Thanksgiving all year round.
Silicon Valley entrepreneurs bring a fresh eye to social problems. In some cases, their innovative solutions are changing the way charity is delivered.
A Thanksgiving kick-start for gratitude: Four suggestions.
Ranked by total income, here are the 50 largest charities in the US this year.
While many firms are emerging from recession, nonprofits say 2011 could be worse than 2010.
With so many non-profits soliciting contributions, how can you pick one to support? Try these resources.
How the Giving Pledge, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett's quest to get billionaires to donate half their wealth to charity, will impact philanthropy and the world's needy.
Some do it for tax breaks and public recognition. But happiness, rather than self-interest, is a prime motive.
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