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In Memoriam: Jon M. Huntsman, Sr.

Jon M. Huntsman, Sr., recipient of the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership, passed away on Feb. 2.

A Visual Guide to the Veterans Disability Compensation System

The Department of Veterans Affairs Disability Compensation system's growth shows no signs of stopping.

Briefly Noted

Censorship by Google. A modern-day good Samaritan. A quarterback gives back. Charter school experimentation.

Interview with Russ Carson

Russ Carson grew up in Toledo, Ohio, attended Dartmouth, and then found himself in New York City to attend Columbia ­Business School. Awed by the big city, he planned to graduate, work downtown for a few years,...

A Walking Tour of the New Museum of the Bible

A half-billion-dollar philanthropically funded mega-project created one of the most unusual museums in the world. A rabbi and a pastor take us for a visit.

SOS: Stopping Opioid Slaughter

A small group of donors is up against the worst drug epidemic ever. They need help.

Law Enforcement’s Secret Weapon

Police foundations support and even pioneer public-safety enhancements.

From Blight, to Bought

Battling crime and poverty via homeownership

Feeding Body and Soul

From a French restaurant to a faith-based classic, these programs help released prisoners start new chapters in their lives

Short Donation Spans

Giving while you live can improve society long after you're gone