One may quite accurately say that it is Oseola McCarty and similar partners who make America the most generous nation on earth.
Mauricio Miller’s bio states that more than two decades of working in social services left him “disenchanted with the social sector’s approach to fighting poverty” and wanting to try something new.
In September 2015, the Inner-city Scholarship Fund run by the Archdiocese of New York announced the largest-ever U.S. gift to Catholic schooling.
In 1935, the board of the Carnegie Corporation expressed interest in “Negro problems” in the United States, and the extent to which they could be reduced through education.
The Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History was a response to the low level of civics knowledge among American undergraduates.
At the turn of the century, J. P. Morgan was America’s greatest patron of the fine arts.
Philanthropic gifts paved the way for distance education during the coronavirus lockdown.
The most prominent defender of the public during America’s first viral panic—the 1793 yellow fever outbreak—was a physician and philanthropist named Benjamin Rush.
After comparing nonprofit and the government responses to our current national health crisis, a majority of Americans agree that nonprofits are more trustworthy.
As police reform moves into the national spotlight, philanthropists have plenty of opportunities to improve the justice system, an issue donors have been working on for decades.
It all started when John Nau was eight years old and his family visited a Civil War battlefield in Kentucky.
If you’ve enjoyed a visit to Central Park within the last 40 years, you can thank Richard Gilder, the New York City philanthropist who died at age 87 last week.
An orphaned child of slaves, who grew up to be a business tycoon and generous donor—the first female self-made millionaire in history, according to the Guinness Book of World Records—is a good subject for a Netflix series.
American medical charity has a noble history that extends right to our present moment