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Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can by DAVID GELLES


By DAVID GELLES

A new crop of mega-philanthropists — from Soros to Gates to Koch — eclipses old guard, changes the rules and courts controversy. 11 more words

Jonathan Offt

New York City’s Libraries Will Forgive All Children’s Fines by SARAH MASLIN NIR and JEFFERY C. MAYS


By SARAH MASLIN NIR and JEFFERY C. MAYS

An amnesty at the city’s three library systems will wipe out fines for all children, allowing 160,000 youngsters whose borrowing privileges had been suspended to check out books again. 10 more words

Jonathan Offt

George Soros Transfers Billions to Open Society Foundations by DAVID GELLES


By DAVID GELLES

Mr. Soros has moved about $18 billion to Open Society, which promotes democracy and human rights around the world. He plans to give still more. 10 more words

Jonathan Offt

The Australian Religious Tract Society

The Australian Religious Tract Society (RTS) was inaugurated in Sydney, NSW, on August 13, 1823 at the suggestion of the then Governor of the colony, Sir Thomas Brisbane. 3,336 more words

Philanthropy

Uber’s C.E.O. and More at the DealBook Conference: DealBook Briefing by MICHAEL J. de la MERCED and AMIE TSANG


By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED and AMIE TSANG

Dara Khosrowshahi will hold his first public interview since becoming chief of the ride-hailing giant, while other speakers include Laurene Powell Jobs. 12 more words

Jonathan Offt

Sarah Manley, Justin Silver by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

The couple, both lawyers, met in 2011 during their first semester of law school at the University of Michigan.

Published: October 15, 2017 at 12:00AM… 8 more words

Jonathan Offt

The Link Uniting Donors and Doers for Social Change by PAUL SULLIVAN


By PAUL SULLIVAN

When social issues are complicated, a new report finds, “field catalysts” are the bridge to bring together wealthy philanthropists and activists to make real progress. 10 more words

Jonathan Offt