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Fifty-eight percent of nonprofits in the New York and Washington metropolitan areas plan to add staff this year, according to a new survey of organizations in those cities.

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Competition for talent grows more fierce as a healthier economy and boomer departures heat up the job market.
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The Wounded Warrior Project risks suffering irreversible damage unless it moves quickly to address recent national media accusations of mismanagement and lavish spending, nonprofit experts say.
The veterans charity faces a communications crisis even if it has done nothing wrong, and it needs to do more to head off irreparable harm, nonprofit experts say.
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In its early days of raising money for classrooms, DonorsChoose.org helped pay for 11 projects. Today, the organization has raised almost $400 million for nearly 700,000 projects.
Charles Best, founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org, talks about the early days of his organization and how he hopes it can influence education policy.
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that he and wife, Priscilla Chan, will give away 99 percent of their shares in the company — currently worth $45 billion — to help in "improving this world for the next generation."
The couple promised to give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares, with a focus on advancing human potential and promoting equality.
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The largest 1,000 foundations in the United States made $116.9 million in disaster-related grants in 2013, according to a new report, with the Bill & Melinda Gates, Rockefeller, and Margaret A. Cargill foundations topping the list of contributors.
Largest 1,000 foundations in the United States made $116.9 million in disaster-related grants in 2013.
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Under a new strategy announced today, the Ford Foundation will double the amount it provides to grantees to cover administrative overhead costs and steer $1 billion over five years toward strengthening social-justice organizations. At the same time, it will cut its support of several initiatives, including LGBT rights in the United States, direct cash transfers in Latin America, and microfinance.
President Darren Walker says LGBT rights in the United States, direct cash transfers in Latin America, and microfinance will be among the areas where the foundation will pull back.
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The James Irvine Foundation on Wednesday said it will wind down three grant-making effort so it can work exclusively on helping the working poor gain more economic opportunities and build their advocacy clout.

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The Irvine Foundation will end traditional arts, youths and education, and democracy grants to instead focus on ways to aid the working poor by expanding their economic opportunities and advocacy clout.
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"As a country, we’ll have to agree to the basic premise that we want to encourage charitable giving because it supports the most important work we do in this country."
Pushing to exceed the stagnant 2-percent giving rate as a national goal is more important than devoting all our efforts to tax deductions for donors.
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Foundation and charity leaders are applauding efforts to bypass a gridlocked Congress unwilling or unable to pass comprehensive gun legislation.
Grant makers and charities think the new executive actions will increase momentum on the issue, but some question why more foundations haven’t joined the fight.
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Some proposals by Republican presidential candidates would limit certain tax deductions but would spare the one for charitable giving. 
Plans to limit tax breaks while preserving the charitable deduction are gaining favor among Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, and Donald Trump.
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Ted Cruz wants a flat tax. That means what it says, I believe. I hope anyway.
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Donors love pouring money into advised funds. As a result, Fidelity is now neck and neck with United Way of America in the race to raise the most money in America.

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Billions of dollars are available, but the lack of a paper trail makes it difficult for nonprofits to target pitches. Here are ways to cut through the fog.
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Philanthropy's past, present, and future are presented together in this year's Philanthropy 400, the 25th edition of our ranking of charities based on the private support they raise. Brand-name organizations from the 20th and even the 19th centuries still dominate, with 227 groups from our 1991 debut list still firmly entrenched.
Philanthropy's past, present, and future are presented together in this year's Philanthropy 400, the 25th edition of our ranking of charities based on the private support they raise.
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