The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that Simon Greer, who was hired to give the Nathan Cummings Foundation a more prominent profile, "was apparently fired just as he began to put in place a radical overhaul."
Six months into his job as president of the Ford Foundation, Darren Walker spoke to Alliance Magazine about philanthropy’s role in solving social problems, institution building and his vision for the future of the foundation.
Nonprofits throughout NYC working to help victims of human trafficking, stop gang violence and build young leaders are among the 69 groups sharing in $7.3 million in grants from The New York Community Trust
Calling it the first-ever New York-area effort of its kind, UJA-Federation of New York has announced a $50 million Day School Challenge Fund, positioning participating schools to raise an aggregate $150 million.
Dr. David Blumenthal, president and CEO of the Commonwealth Fund, says that the United States needs "creative new solutions to protect the avalanche of boomers against a huge threat to the quality of their ever longer lives."
The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare has announced a partnership with The Mayday Fund and The Milbank Foundation to support doctoral nursing students focusing their studies on pain and palliative care for veterans.
A coalition that includes the Rockefeller Foundation is intent on making sure that Mayor Bill de Blasio follows through on plans for a world-class” bus rapid transit system of at least 20 routes in New York City.