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Damaging Solutions in Search of a Problem

…support. Callahan finds it nefarious that a wealthy donor to a research group like AEI might benefit from its advocacy of policies like lower taxes for capital gains than for…

Cash for the Poor?

…every year, and set up an Internet café in the town, training locals to administer the programs. D.J. remains the non-profit’s chairman. But two books inspired D.J. to search for…

Spring 2015 – Briefly Noted

…the Mediterranean in less-than-seaworthy vessels. After a drowning of 366 people off the coast of Lampedusa in 2013, Italy set up a specialized search and rescue operation called Mare Nostrum….

Tiny Ships to the Stars

…in the 1990s called Clementine. Later, he spent nearly a decade as director of NASA’s Ames Research Center, the agency’s outpost in Silicon Valley, supporting small-satellite and other programs, and…

Elise Westhoff: Sharing Some Personal News preview

Elise Westhoff: Sharing Some Personal News

…coming weeks, the Philanthropy Roundtable board of directors will launch a national search for a new chief executive. To everyone in the Roundtable community, we are grateful to you for…

Summer 2013 – Briefly Noted

…another research innovation. As Lord Kelvin said, if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. —Liz Essley Whyte Big Investment in a New Approach In May, City University of New…

Philanthropy Keeps the Lights on in Detroit preview

Philanthropy Keeps the Lights on in Detroit

…to the city’s mortal afflictions. Today, private donors are keeping the city’s bones from crumbling. Whether they can help lead a resurrection is still uncertain.    Liz Essley Whyte is…

Giving It All preview

Giving It All

…grant recipients, researching their effectiveness and vetting their requests. Under NCF ownership the group will continue to give away company earnings. Katherine says the group actively searches for the best…