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Nature Philanthropy, Part 3

Part 3 of our delve into Nature Philanthropy showcases historic American sites, as well as cultivated beauty.

In Memoriam

S. Truett Cathy 1921-2014

Nature Philanthropy, Part 2

Part 2 of our Nature Philanthropy exploration finds redwoods, Idaho parks, and mountain canyons.

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Eyes on Ospreys

Thanks to local D.C. philanthropy, the ospreys are returning to the area, and we’re learning more about them.

Philanthropy’s Toehold in China

Though China is home to an estimated 358 billionaires, exactly none have signed the Giving Pledge. But views on charity in China may be evolving.

Failing One’s Way to Success

The Up Side of Down offers a candid reckoning of how badly things really can go wrong, and a field guide to why and how “failure can be the best thing that ever happened to you (though it may sometimes feel like...

Briefly Noted

Charity rises in China. Disrupting the textbook market. Flight of the ospreys. A murky future for donor-advised funds.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Living Lands & Waters

An award-winning nonprofit leader is hauling junk out of our grimiest rivers.

Interview with Terry and Mary Kohler

The donor couple discusses rescuing cranes and swans, marriage, and more.

Nature Philanthropy

While parks are indeed public institutions, a great many owe their existence to creative donors.


The Almanac
of American

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