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  • Howard Fuller Has Hope for the Next Generation of Education Reformers

    October 2020

    Howard Fuller talks about how school choice empowers minorities, the problem of polarization, and why it’s time to rethink the entire education system.

  • How a New Fund Helps Parents Teach Their Children

    August 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    A recently launched experiment supports parents in educating their own kids—during distance learning or otherwise.

  • Replacing Violence with Community

    August 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    Thirty years ago, when Father Greg Boyle was a pastor of Dolores Mission Church in Boyle Heights, he became troubled by the prevalence of gang violence in his neighborhood.

  • Philanthropists Helping America Restart

    August 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    While many donors have turned toward humanitarian efforts to ease the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, some are looking at a different sort of humanitarian work.

  • Good News for Religious Giving

    August 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    As churches and religious schools alike struggle to keep their lights on during the coronavirus pandemic, these findings bring good news.

  • Ignorance, Anarchy, Even Dissolution

    July 2020

    Philanthropy recently spoke with Jonathan Greenberg of the Jack Miller Family Foundation about mobs tearing down statues and how donors can fund civics education.

  • A Victory for School Choice

    July 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    The Supreme Court just delivered a victory for school choice, but only time will tell how much it will affect students across the U.S.

  • Private Donations and National Defense

    July 2020

    Karl Zinsmeister | RealClearPolitics.com

    A RealClearPolitics spinoff from the Spring 2020 issue of Philanthropy magazine.

  • Strengthening Catholic Schools

    June 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    Partnership Schools, an innovative network of Catholic educators, expands to Cleveland.

  • Americans’ Extraordinary Response in Time of Crisis: Giving

    June 2020

    Karl Zinsmeister | The Hill

    A spinoff in The Hill from the forthcoming Spring 2020 issue of Philanthropy magazine.

  • Great Gifts of Health From U.S. Donors

    June 2020

    Karl Zinsmeister | RealClearPolitics.com

    A RealClearPolitics spinoff from the forthcoming Summer 2020 issue of Philanthropy magazine.

  • The State of Charitable Giving

    June 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    Philanthropic giving boomed in 2019. What will the future bring?

  • Boosts for Small Business

    June 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    The economic lockdown hurt small businesses badly. Donors big and small have stepped in to help.

  • A New Way for Churches to Serve Hospitals

    June 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    There are 124 hospitals in the state of Arizona, and more than 1,000 churches. During the coronavirus pandemic, a new charitable effort was launched to connect them.

  • Restaurant Workers Feed the Hungry

    June 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    The covid-19 crisis created numerous problems in the food sector. Savvy nonprofits and donors connected the dots.

  • Organizing Small Donors in Support of Local Reporting

    June 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    Media companies from Condé Nast to BuzzFeed are laying off employees by the hundreds during the covid-19 crisis. Yet the Long Beach Post, a regional news website with 20 employees, just hired two new reporters.

  • Keeping Covid Philanthropy Local

    May 2020

    Leo Linbeck, a Houston businessman and CEO of Aquinas Companies, spoke with Philanthropy about how his hometown is weathering the coronavirus, what the pandemic means for education, and why fear shouldn't drive decision-making.

  • Artist Relief

    May 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    Shan Wallace, a 29-year-old photographer who documents the lives of Baltimore natives like herself, creates her art by forming connections with strangers.

  • Blood and Generosity

    May 2020

    Madeline Fry Schultz

    Christopher Ullman is applying the strategy of relentless repetition to one of his favorite causes: giving blood.

  • Interview with Steve Moore

    May 2020

    The executive director of the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust explains how the foundation is responding to the coronavirus.