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Citywide Art

Richard DeVos and his ArtPrize competition gave a whole new meaning to art-world philanthropy.

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Conservative studies at the “Berkeley of the Rockies,” the efficacy of child sponsorship, and more

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Tuition at the Cooper Union, Bill Gates’ annual letter, Bloomberg at Johns Hopkins, and more.

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Robert H. Bork, RIP: Interpreting the Founder’s Vision

The late Robert Bork on the connection between originalist constitutional analysis and the pursuit of donor intent.

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John Paulson’s Central Park gift, great female donors, John Arnold retires, sunsetting Jewish foundations, and more.

What Foreign Aid Can Learn from Philanthropy

At the annual summit of the Clinton Global Initiative, Mitt Romney unveiled his vision for foreign aid. The ideas behind his proposal are the same ones that have animated recent private philanthropy in developing...

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Niall Ferguson’s civil society, not-so-sweet lemonade buyers, Greeks bearing gifts, and more.

Forbes 400 Roundtable

Forbes celebrates the 30th anniversary of its most noted list with an all-star summit on philanthropy.

Chuck Feeney’s Spend-Down Countdown

Now down to his last $1.5 billion, Feeney talks to the New York Times about how he wants to die with nothing.

Classroom X

The University of California, Berkeley, joins Harvard and MIT in offering free online courses through edX.

Almanac

The Almanac
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Philanthropy

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