There are 172 entries in this category.
Nov 14, 2006
One of the most financially successful and diverse companies in the world, GE has become synonymous with sound management principles - and now the company is sharing that expertise with the nonprofit community.
Oct 27, 2006
The 1.85 percent of GDP that was given away in 2005 as private sector charitable contributions is low for one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Furthermore, successful fund-raising tactics, such as raffles, indicate that Americans do not give for altruistic reasons.
Oct 20, 2006
When we look back in 10 years, it’s likely we’ll conclude that the most powerful international anti-poverty efforts of the first world were remittances made by immigrants.
Oct 19, 2006
Increasingly, nonprofits are saying disaster aid donations do very little to help afflicted communities; instead, nonprofits need to change the way they ask for money and donors need to change the way they give.
Oct 12, 2006
There’s a long history of retail campaigns linked to charity. Most of these efforts are short-lived and the value they provide to charities and retailers is unclear.
Oct 02, 2006
Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has announced a plan to offer its malaria drug, Coartem, to developing countries for $1 per treatment. Diagnosis and distribution remain challenges to combating the disease, one global and local health organizations need to address.
Sep 15, 2006
Google.org, the philanthropy launched by Google, is noteworthy, apparently, on account of its structure: it is a for-profit entity positioned to invest in other for- and non-profit ventures. Yet what Google.org is doing is not novel: Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay, already did the same thing when he co-founded the Omidyar Network in 2004 with his wife.
Aug 30, 2006
Days after the hurricane, community organizations came forward to fill the gap in services to New Orleans’ poor communities.
Aug 22, 2006
The Netherlands placed first in this year’s Commitment to Development Index, a ranking of governments’ development efforts.