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In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Randolph Richardson

Stepping into a Breach

Hundreds of migrants attempting to enter Europe have drowned when their dinghies sunk. Sadly this happens all the time.

In Memoriam

Among the virtues buzzed about in foundation leadership today, “filial piety” might not be the top rank. But it was a value that was vitally important to Dr. Jack Templeton, who died last weekend. He lived by...

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Seafaring savior. A long-lost battleship. Enabling a book thief. Philanthropy vs. charity. Why give operating support?

Juma Ventures

Combining work, school, and play with sports-stadium jobs that earn college tuition.

Interview with Sandy Weill

A king of capital on founding a high-school internship program, building a medical school in Qatar, and rescuing Carnegie Hall.

Alms Alchemy

The National Christian Foundation’s ability to turn unusual contributions to gold is creating a new trove of generosity.

Business Marries Charity

The hopes and hazards of bringing market mechanisms to philanthropy.

Madison Avenue Mercies

The virtues of advertising, overhead, and other wicked ways of doing good.

Stronger Together

Donors are increasingly using expert intermediaries to bundle and target their giving.


The Almanac
of American

A compendium of the Great Donors, Great Achievements, Great Ideas, and Latest Facts on private giving in the U.S.