By Steven Bulter (OZY) – Last year when Brenden Millstein was looking to expand his business, Carbon Lighthouse, he knew the project, which fights climate change, needed someone special — someone who didn’t care too much about earning a profit.
By David Callahan (Inside Philanthropy) – Over the past decade, over 15,000 new foundations have been established in the United States. Most exist only on paper, without staff or websites.
PRESS RELEASE: Philanthropists unite to accelerate global fight against tuberculosis with combined $20 million gift to Broad Institute
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — With deadly drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis on the rise, more than 20 philanthropists from New York and Boston have come together to fund a $20 million project at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to help combat the global epidemic.
2015 Forbes Philanthropy Summit Panel – Is the best, most sustainable way to give back not pure philanthropy but rather putting money in for-profit businesses with a social purpose? Or is impact investing what Marc Andreessen termed a “houseboat”
Double Duty Dollars: Behind The Crazy Idea That Investors Can Make Money And Change The World At The Same Time
By Lauren Gensler (Forbes) – In 2001, after 29 years cultivating Napa’s Silver Oak Cellars and its iconic cabernet sauvignon, Justin and Bonny Meyer sold their 50% stake to partner Ray Duncan for $110 million.
By Sue-Lynn Moses (Inside Philanthropy) – There’s a fair amount of cynicism out there about the philanthropy of America’s wealthy elites, and nowhere is that more true than when it comes to giving for education.
PRESS RELEASE: Pershing Square Foundation Establishes $10 Million Endowment to Support CSHL Life Science Research
COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) announced today that The Pershing Square Foundation (PSF) has awarded the institution $10 million to support its leading biology and genetics research and education programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), with General Atlantic, Newman’s Own Foundation, The Pershing Square Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, and Echoing Green announced a three-year partnership