Philanthropy — Summer 2017

Briefly Noted

Home life and scholastic success. A baseball all-star gives back. Children and animals on Noah's Ark. BYU student animators.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Bunker Labs

Supporting veterans pursuing entrepreneurship

By Aaron MacLean

Interview with Mike Rowe

The "Dirty Jobs" and "Somebody's Gotta Do It" star on the tyranny of the college narrative and the value of manual work

Interview with J.D. Vance

The Rust Belt native and Yale Law graduate on his nonprofit and the barriers to success many Americans face

Revving Economic Engines at Community Colleges

Want to get America back to work? Stop overlooking the thousand schools that serve half of America's higher-ed students

By David Bass

Building Builders

A Christian polytechnic university takes after its inventive founder

By Ashley May

2 Brothers, A Truck, and Lots of Subs

A pair of entrepreneurs answer the philanthropic call

By Daniel P. Smith

Drawing a Larger Circle Around Families

There are volunteers eager to nurture children and parents, reducing the trauma of foster care

By Naomi Schaefer Riley

An Indispensable Donor Memorializes America’s Irreplaceable Patriots

Philadelphia's New Museum of the American Revolution is a long-overdue landmark

By Tom Riley

Don’t Forget Rural Schools

Look outside cities for today's neediest classrooms

By Andy Smarick

Damaging Solutions in Search of a Problem

An anecdotal call for crimping America's distinctive private philanthropy

By John Steele Gordon

Presidents’ Note

Left-Right Collaboration in a Hyper-partisan Age

By Adam Meyerson