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Racing Against Cancer

Jockey Victor Espinoza netted about $80,000 when his mount American Pharoah swept the ­Triple Crown of horseracing this year. But Espinoza handed his historic winnings, in their entirety, away to charity. 


Uber-flexible Philanthropy

The constantly evolving flexibility and power of philanthropy is illustrated by a little promotion Uber ran this spring.

In Memoriam: Whitney Ball

The Philanthropy Roundtable mourns the passing of Whitney Ball at age 52.

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Birch Community Services

Birch Community Services gives away food and asks for life-change in return.

Interview with Donald Rumsfeld

Our oldest and youngest Secretary of Defense is also a philanthropist.

Interview with Eric Greitens

A scholar and Navy SEAL shares his secrets for reintegrating vets at home.

Donors Who Come to the Aid of Their Country

You thought only government could do defense? Think again!

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Purpose-driven organizations help veterans transition to civilian life.

Changing of the Guard

Where are the old-line veterans’ charities headed?

War, Peace, Philanthropy

Bringing the spirit of America to combat zones.


The Almanac
of American

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