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In Estate Planning, Family Isn’t Always First

New York Times Philanthropy - Fri, 05/02/2014 - 22:00
Older people without children, stepchildren or grandchildren are choosing to donate to organizations they have ties with.
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If Pollock Could Whinny

New York Times Philanthropy - Wed, 04/30/2014 - 22:00
Metro, a retired racehorse that paints, is now decorating housewares.
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Sterling’s Racial Honors

New York Times Philanthropy - Mon, 04/28/2014 - 22:00
Bigwigs like the Clippers owner often purchase their pedestals.
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Private Citizen Bloomberg on Philanthropy

New York Times Philanthropy - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 23:00
When it comes to giving away his fortune, Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, says he seeks causes others may have overlooked and ways to test new ideas.
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A Walmart Fortune, Spreading Charter Schools

New York Times Philanthropy - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 22:00
The foundation led by the family that built Walmart has spent more than $1 billion on some of the fastest-growing, and most divisive, trends in education.
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Donating, and Making Sure the Money Is Put to Work

New York Times Philanthropy - Fri, 04/25/2014 - 22:00
Researching a charity does not guarantee your money will end up doing what you want it to. Some organizations, though, are working toward more transparency.
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A Partnership to Help the Tallest Residents in Yosemite Park

New York Times Philanthropy - Thu, 04/24/2014 - 22:00
Philanthropic organizations known for lending a helping hand are funneling millions of dollars into the nation’s major national parks.
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Florida: Former Lieutenant Governor Underreported Income as a Consultant

New York Times Philanthropy - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 22:00
Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll failed to report thousands of dollars she earned from a veterans’ charity that was accused of running an illegal gambling operation, documents show.
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$250,000 Grant to Finance Website Tied to PBS Series

New York Times Philanthropy - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 22:00
The Knight Foundation plans to give money to the PBS series “How We Got to Now” to create a site aimed at encouraging idea-sharing among civic leaders, urban planners, designers and others.
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Including the Young and the Rich

New York Times Philanthropy - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 22:00
The White House hosts “next generation” philanthropists about to step into billions.
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Finding Open Space and Fresh Air

New York Times Philanthropy - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 22:00
The Fresh Air Fund camping program gave one Bronx boy the outdoor activities he couldn’t find in his neighborhood park. Readers can help others like him this summer.
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The Tobacco Ties That Bind

New York Times Philanthropy - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 22:00
Why doesn’t the cancer society protest all cigarette sales?
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