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The Washington Post’s “Asset Diversions” database needs to be understood for what it is, a grouping of problems that resulted in loss. The causes of those problems are varied, and the responses should be as well. In this last installment in his series, Rick Cohen sorts the problems and potential responses into six areas.
What’s in the “secret sauce” of the Ohio-based Fund for Our Economic Future that makes it a functional foundation collaborative?
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A fundraiser for New York University and president of its George H. Heyman, Jr. Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising, Naomi Levine is credited with helping to save ...
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Frustrated with the slow pace of investigating the IRS, Rep. Darrell Issa has given the FBI a deadline of December 16th to voluntarily brief the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
In a commemoration of fake news, the Boston-based school changes its name to promote a Will Ferrell comedy and draw attention to its programs.
The Nonprofit Quarterly has written a lot about the problems caused for many nonprofits by owning their buildings. Even in today’s newswires, there is a story about serious building problems among a few Pennsylvania groups. But in New York City, a few very well heeled nonprofits are leaping on an opportunity in the real estate market to divest themselves of ownership in favor of long-term leases.
The cyber charter school application of the North Carolina Virtual Academy seems to have been the product of a nonprofit, but the nonprofit looks like it is “virtually” a tool of the nation’s largest for-profit operator of online schools.
Noam Chomsky, noted linguist and philosopher, argues that America hates its poor people. What does that mean for the nonprofit sector?
Stateline has published a brief but very helpful summary of the controversial dimensions of the Common Core State Standards, often at the heart of the current debates around education reform.
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