A 12-year-old boy who founded a charity six years ago is walking across the country to raise money for homeless children, writes The New York Times.
A proposed plan to replace tuition fees at British universities with a tax on graduates tied to their income has drawn critics who say it would hamper those institutions’ ability to raise funds from alumni, writes the British publication Times Higher Education.
Money for anti-tobacco efforts is taking a hit as governments and philanthropies switch their preventive-health focus to fighting obesity, says The New York Times.
New York State officials are investigating reports that a woman with links to a once-notorious unaccredited church has been posing as a nun to solicit donations in New York City, the Associated Press writes.
A coalition of Catholic and antiabortion organizations is targeting the proposed sale of Massachusetts’s nonprofit Caritas Christi Health Care to a private-equity firm, says The Boston Globe.
A new study shows that the nonprofit world is more active than other types of organizations in adopting social media, according to the Society for New Communications Research.
The charity arm of Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church has formed a partnership with an agricultural co-op in Harrar, Ethiopia, on a project to improve the quality of coffee grown by the ancient city’s farmers, The New York Times writes.
The man spearheading charity efforts on behalf of a leukemia-stricken Yale University hockey player in need of a stem-cell transplant is the subject of a federal fraud investigation, according to The New York Times.
The Nobel laureate and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus will be the guest star on a forthcoming episode of The Simpsons, according to The Daily Star, a Bangladeshi newspaper.
Several states are looking for ways to curb salaries for top executives at nonprofit organizations that receive government aid, writes The New York Times.
Nearly one in five children in the United States live in poverty, according to a new foundation study, The Washington Post reports.
An error by New York City officials in the planned disbursement of $470-million for programs for children has sown chaos among nonprofit social-service groups in the city, writes The New York Times.
A top government official told college administrators that the tax agency is concerned about the large number of institution that don't report earnings from businesses, according to Bloomberg.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded $42-million to Cal Poly Pomona to help the institution enroll more people from disadvantaged backgrounds, reports the Los Angeles Times.
Maurice Sendak, the illustrator and children’s author best known for the classic Where the Wild Things Are, has donated $1-million to the Jewish Board of Family & Children’s Services in honor of his longtime partner, Eugene D. Glynn, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Judith D. Peabody, a major name in postwar New York society who became equally known for her volunteer work on behalf of AIDS sufferers and their families, died Sunday at age 80 at her Manhattan home, The New York Times writes.
Seven openly gay ministers were welcomed into the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America yesterday, marking the first time noncelibate gay ministers have been allowed to serve the church, writes The New York Times.
A donation of about $4.6-million from the foundation of an oil tycoon has sparked anger among students and faculty at Oxford University, says The Observer.
The possessions of the former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich will be sold at auction for charity if he doesn't settle his debt, says the Seattle Times.
The Getty is leading an ambitious effort among museums in Southern California to showcase Los Angeles art and has extended the project to nonprofit and commercial galleries, says the Los Angeles Times.