The limited life approach in philanthropy has received increased attention in recent years. But across foundations, perpetuity is often still seen to be the default, and there is considerable uncertainty about the practice of spending down.
This report, prepared in partnership with Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) and Frontlines Solutions, will help funders understand what gender norms are, how they impact young Latinas, and how to adopt an intersectional approach that connects race, class, and gender to increase the social return on their philanthropic investment.
While one should not draw broad conclusions about “Americans” with full confidence based on qualitative research, a robust series of well-designed focus groups can suggest strong hypotheses about broadly shared sentiments.
As Donald J. Trump's administration takes shape, we're taking a closer look at the philanthropic interests of those nominated to serve in his cabinet. Those nominated are of wide ranging backgrounds, from four-star generals, governors and senators, to physicians and Captains of Industry helming some of the largest companies in the world. The new cabinet is reported to be the wealthiest in modern American history.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and state Sen. Daniel Squadron’s Early Childhood Development Task Force released a report showing the need for a greater financial investment in early childhood development through age 3.
This fourth annual report explores 2014 human rights grantmaking by funder, region, issue, population, and strategy. To provide a more complete picture of giving for human rights, this report also includes data on bilateral and multilateral aid.
Resources to help make sense of our choices as we prepare for an upheaval in health care. These include issue guides we've produced to inspire smarter thinking and better dialogue about our policy choices, reports that outline where the public stands and recent articles that have helped sharpen our own understanding
Americans seeking medical care expect a certain level of privacy. Indeed, the need for patient privacy is a principle dating back to antiquity, and is codified in U.S. law, most notably the Privacy Rule of the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which establishes standards that work toward protecting patient health information.
The 2016 election cycle brought about the latest round of attacks on women’s reproductive health care in the United States, including a pledge by Donald Trump to appoint Supreme Court justices who oppose abortion.
There is significant opportunity for individual investors, asset managers and companies to move closer to achieving the goal of gender equality and make direct social, market and global economic impacts, according to a compelling report launched today by BNY Mellon and the UN Foundation. The report, Return on Equality: Investment Opportunities to Help Close the Global Gender Gap, reveals new insights that underscore the urgency and opportunities for closing the global gender gap and proposes steps investors can take to advance progress towards the United Nations’ Sustianable Development Goal...
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW Syrian rebels’ loss of east Aleppo was a grave blow to the opposition to the regime of Bashar al-Assad. Even late in 2016, the Syrian opposition and its foreign sponsors thought rebels could hang on in besieged east Aleppo for six months or a year. Instead, their defense of the city collapsed in weeks. Russia and Iran’s full-bore intervention in support of the regime—a commitment rebel backers were unwilling to match—seems to have been the main cause for east Aleppo’s fall, although rebels’ weakness and dysfunction sped the process. The lessons that rebels take away from...