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  • DoNation

    July 2013

    Karl Zinsmeister

    Karl Zinsmeister breaks down the data on which Americans give most to charity, and why.

  • Blending, Upending

    April 2013

    Laura Vanderkam

    Is blended learning the disruptive innovation of K–12 reform? Check out this preview from The Philanthropy Roundtable’s new guidebook “Blended Learning: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Tech-assisted Teaching” by Laura Vanderkam.

  • Lessons in Citizenship

    April 2013

    Naomi Schaefer Riley

    American students are increasingly ignorant of American civics, notes Naomi Schaefer Riley. Fortunately, a few private donors have taken the lead in the effort to restore a healthy appreciation for the Founding principles.

  • Common Core’s Uncommon Rise

    April 2013

    Liam Julian

    Released in 2010, the Common Core Standards are the first set of shared, nationwide, grade-by-grade benchmarks for what students are expected to learn. Liam Julian details how philanthropists helped create a movement for national standards.

  • They Shall Overcome

    April 2013

    Christopher Levenick

    Meet the K–12 reform donors who strategically balance charitable giving, legislative advocacy, and direct political engagement. Philanthropy editor-in-chief Christopher Levenick reports in this cover story from our Spring issue on K-12 giving.

  • Rockefeller’s Other Pipeline

    January 2013

    Michael Breidenbach

    The remarkable legacy of Rockefeller-funded Nobel laureates

  • Parenting the Privileged

    January 2013

    Kay S. Hymowitz

    Dynastic wealth can hurt children. Can philanthropy help?

  • The Rockefeller Legacy

    January 2013

    Christopher Levenick

    On the centenary of the Rockefeller Foundation, it’s worth remembering what its founder accomplished in his own 97 years.

  • American History's Great Philanthropists

    January 2013

    The Roundtable is pleased to present the inaugural class of the new Philanthropy Hall of Fame.

  • Philanthropy on the Green

    October 2012

    Evan Sparks

    Public land meets private donors. The result? Peerless parks.

  • Building America

    October 2012

    Andrew Ferguson

    Meet Bernie Marcus, winner of the 2012 William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership

  • Millions from Millions

    July 2012

    Lindsay Jones

    Small donors allow St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to take the hardest cases—without charging families a dime.

  • Hope for the Addicted

    July 2012

    Tom Riley

    Substance abuse is a plague on American society. Here are some of the donors looking to cure it.

  • The Fearless Philanthropist

    July 2012

    Christopher Levenick

    How Jon Huntsman doubled down his efforts to treat and cure cancer.

  • The Accelerator

    July 2012

    Kari Barbic

    In business and philanthropy, Michael Milken has found ways to drive capital to promising upstarts and get them moving.

  • The Team Builder

    July 2012

    Evan Sparks

    David Koch, former MIT basketball captain, is now leading a new team from MIT—one that’s trying to beat cancer.

  • Summa Cum Philanthropy

    April 2012

    Frederic J. Fransen

    Giving to universities can be tricky. Here are 11 strategies for making sure your gift is used as you wish

  • Innovation for the Real World

    April 2012

    Michael Green, Matthew Bishop

    Desh Deshpande is bringing the market to MIT's labs

  • New U.

    April 2012

    Evan Sparks

    Meet the donors who have taken it upon themselves to launch new colleges

  • Spartan Donors

    April 2012

    Karl Zinsmeister

    What’s to be gained from private giving to Uncle Sam’s military academies?