group of museums and research centers administered by the United States government

Winter 2019 - Briefly Noted

The connection between generosity and religion. Gem of a donation. America s only Jewish crisis pregnancy center. The biggest mortar and pestle in the Western hemisphere.

Interview with Bob Ulrich

This former Target CEO put $200 million into a fascinating collection of 6,800 musical instruments.

Medical Matchmaking

While federal health-care policy is in disarray, these charities and volunteers are offering help now

Fall 2016 - Briefly Noted

Little platoons on pontoons. Crisp progress in the Big Apple. Nonprofits brace for new overtime rules.

What Next?

Reactions to the roadmap

The Dinosaur Discoverer

How a misfit revolutionized paleontology with a big boost from philanthropy

Interview with Steve Green

The Hobby Lobby president describes his forthcoming Museum of the Bible

Patriots and Papers

Philanthropists fulfill George Washington's dying wish and build a Presidential library