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nonprofit foundation

Racial and Ethnic Diversity at Nonprofit Foundations Nearing Historic Levels of Representation and Inclusion

If there’s one sector where diversity and inclusion efforts are succeeding, above all others, it might just be the world of nonprofits and philanthropic foundations. A new survey of nearly 2,400 men and women working at 124 different foundations conducted by CHANGE Philanthropy, a coalition of philanthropy groups, found that…

Mackenzie Scott

Humanitarian MacKenzie Scott Continues Her Charitable Donation Blitz, Pledging Additional $2.74 Billion for Social Reform

MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, is not only one of the richest women in the world — but she’s also one of the most charitable, announcing that she and her husband, Dan Jewett, have recently donated an additional $2.74 billion to organizations focused on…

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Financial Contributions for Groups Fighting Anti-Asian Violence and Hate Crimes Have Soared in Recent Weeks

While President Biden has vowed to ramp up efforts to combat anti-Asian violence in the country and as attacks sadly continue to occur on a regular basis, there is at least one bit of hopeful news to report over this dark chapter in America’s history. Haleluya Hadero of The Associated Press…

economic divide

America’s Biggest Companies Profit Despite Massive Layoffs; MacKenzie Scott Donates $4.1 Billion to Charity; and More

America’s biggest companies have profited greatly from the coronavirus, even as they drastically cut their workforce. In the ultimate example of the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer, a new Washington Post survey has revealed that between April and September, 45 of the 50 most valuable publicly traded…