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Profiling prominent people and organizations.
Profiling prominent people and organizations.

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Natural disasters like #HurricaneHarvey bring out the best--and the worst--in people. Visit this article to find out how you can avoid being scammed and get some links to legit organizations providing aid that need your help.
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It’s not unusual for businessmen and women who have made it big to give back to their communities. But the scale on which some have donated to local art museums is getting more impressive every day. From Thom Weisel’s generous donations of Indian art to…
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The Nelson Mandela Foundation is calling for South African President Jacob Zuma to be removed from office. The foundation (which advocates for conflict resolutions, public health, and equality) believes that under Zuma’s leadership, the system has become…
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Helping Hands is a very special nonprofit; it’s the only organization of its kind to provide service monkeys to the disabled. Founded in 1979, the organization trains capuchin monkeys to assist with everything from opening doors to fetching items. The…
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Ever wondered what CEOs at nonprofits make? According to Charity Navigator’s 2016 Compensation Study, executives from America’s leading charities earned a median salary in the low to mid six figures. The study is based on 2014 tax information gathered…
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According to The Nonprofit Almanac 2016, the nonprofit sector is the only one to have seen continual growth every year since 2000. This was the first volume of The Nonprofit Almanac to receive a comprehensive update since 2012, making it the ninth volume…
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In order to contend in the highly competitive nonprofit world, all charities must have a social media presence. That’s because social media provides an enormous opportunity to engage with users on a local, national, and international level. To give you an…
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A federal investigation has concluded that the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation was involved in an international corruption scandal. It all started back in July when Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced the filing of civil forfeiture complaints that…
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Abel Tesfaye, also known as “The Weeknd,” is the latest celebrity to be featured on Philanthropic People. Tesfaye has shown tremendous dedication to promoting racial equality, including a recent donation to the Black Lives Matter movement. To read more…
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The W.K. Kellogg Foundation awarded a $40 million grant to EARTH University, a four-year college located in Costa Rica. Established in 1986, EARTH University offers undergraduate programs in agricultural sciences and natural resources management. The…
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