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Excellence in Philanthropy

Racing Against Cancer

Jockey Victor Espinoza netted about $80,000 when he swept the Triple Crown of horseracing this year—and he gave it all away.

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.

The Texas Miracle wasn’t just economic; it was philanthropic

You’ve heard about the “Texas Miracle.”

Higher Ed, Lower Costs

An e-learning entrepreneur brings cut-rate practical degrees to far-flung corners of the world.

Madisonian, and Not Going to Take It Any More!

By the standards of the $9 billion William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, its Madison Initiative is not (yet) a large project.

Laying Foundations for Change

Who says bricks-and-mortar philanthropy isn’t effective?

The Art of Public-Policy Philanthropy: The Battle of Ideas

The Battle of Ideas: featuring Kim Dennis, Gara LaMarche, Roger Hertog, and Chris Demuth.

Books in Brief

Effective Altruism ignores deserving charities.


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