Stories in the category Philanthropy & nonprofits

Mapping the Clinton money stream

By Laurie Bennett

August 23, 2016 at 8:43am

As an illustration of how money and influence flow in and out of Clinton Inc., we’ve mapped a name unfamiliar to most voters.

Clinton Foundation donors are now Clinton campaign bundlers

By Laurie Bennett

August 22, 2016 at 6:17am

Recent coverage, in outlets ranging from the New York Times to Breitbart, would indicate that the Clinton Foundation has become a millstone for the Clinton campaign.

Muckety maps show entanglements of Clinton Foundation

By Muckety

March 22, 2015 at 11:47am

The Clinton Foundation, which receives millions of dollars in donations from around the world, is coming under sharp scrutiny as the 2016 presidential election approaches.

Amnesty International and CSIS exchange barbs

By Laurie Bennett

August 19, 2014 at 9:13am

The tensions of Ferguson have found their way to the nonprofit world.

Liz Cheney and Gary Sinise swap support

By Laurie Bennett

July 31, 2014 at 7:22am

It wasn’t long ago that Republicans scorned Barack Obama as the celebrity president.

The Kennedys and the nonprofit world

By Laurie Bennett

June 17, 2014 at 9:37am

While the Kennedy family business is rightly considered to be politics, charitable work comes a close second.

ASPCA builds power board and budget

By Laurie Bennett

May 29, 2014 at 9:31am

Leaders of national nonprofits often are much more involved in fundraising than in the services their group provides.

More big names sign up for The Giving Pledge

By Muckety

May 10, 2014 at 10:55am

Seven more wealthy individuals, including Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Kinko’s founder Paul Orfalea, have joined the Giving Pledge.

Tim Gill pours more millions into LGBT activism

By Laurie Bennett

May 2, 2014 at 7:09am

Years ago, when Quark Inc. co-founder Tim Gill started to give away a part of his fortune, he knew of no other gay or lesbian philanthropists.

Where billionaires meet: the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

By Laurie Bennett

April 27, 2014 at 8:34am

Chaired by billionaire Leonard Lauder and founded by his late wife, Evelyn, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation is one of the most connected nonprofits in New York.

Funders of media organizations

By Laurie Bennett

April 8, 2014 at 9:52am

On Monday, we mapped the Walton family’s backing of charter schools.

Charter schools: the Walton family’s favorite cause

By Laurie Bennett

April 7, 2014 at 7:26am

However crowded the Muckety map below might appear, its message is simple.

Chick-fil-A donations shift dramatically

By Laurie Bennett

March 5, 2014 at 6:31am

ThinkProgress reports that Chick-Fil-A last year slashed its funding of anti-LGBT groups.

Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam role just in time for Super Bowl ad

By Laurie Bennett

January 30, 2014 at 9:18am

Scarlett Johansson and Oxfam have parted ways, which means you’re likely to see more of Johansson.

Wal-Mart’s ties to the Environmental Defense Fund

By Muckety

November 8, 2013 at 8:08am

Wal-Mart and the Environmental Defense Fund are enjoying an extremely close relationship, Grist notes.

The resilience of Steven Cohen

By Laurie Bennett

November 5, 2013 at 8:59am

Few companies could survive a guilty plea to insider trading charges, a $1.2 billion penalty and a ban on handling outsiders’ money.

Mapping liberal foundations

By Laurie Bennett

October 8, 2013 at 7:56am

Yesterday, after seeing a Muckety user’s map of conservative foundations, a tweeter called for a similar map of liberal grantors.

NBC isn’t Michael J. Fox’s only network

By Laurie Bennett

September 26, 2013 at 8:24am

Michael J. Fox, whose new TV show debuts tonight on NBC, is back.

The Carnegie legacy

By Laurie Bennett

September 6, 2013 at 8:59am

Andrew Carnegie, one of the wealthiest Americans in history, retired with a plan.

The overlap between Clinton Foundation and Hillary money

By Laurie Bennett

August 28, 2013 at 10:57am

If Hillary Rodham Clinton runs for president in 2016, expect to see these names among her most generous supporters.

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