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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. 


Briefly Noted

Winds of change for charters. Science charity. Suing your alma mater. $100 million and a crowd.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Food For Life

Students learn good habits plus culinary skills at Food For Life.

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Asking Tough Questions

David Weekley: homebuilder, charity-grower, and hard-nosed inquisitor.

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.

Briefly Noted

Winnings for cancer. The church grocery. Protecting donor intent.

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.


The Almanac
of American

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