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2010 Coverage

December

"Transparency Will Make Aid Work Better," by Owen Barder, Poverty Matters Blog, Guardian, December 21, 2010.
"U.S. Foundation Giving Overseas Dropped 4% Last Year, Study Finds," by Eric Frazier, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, December 15, 2010.
"International Grantmaking: Not a Luxury of Prosperous Times," by Steven Lawrence, Re: Philanthropy Blog, Council on Foundations, December 13, 2010.
"Transparent Philanthropy and the Foundation Center," by Isabel Bucknall, aidinfo, December 10, 2010.
"25 Most Charitable Cities," by Clark Merrefield, The Daily Beast, December 9, 2010.
"Where Are Your Charity Dollars Going?" by Colleen Kane, CNBC, December 9, 2010.
"In Name Only: the ins and outs of starting a charity," by Alice Ross, Financial Times, December 2, 2010.

November

"US Nonprofits Report Improvement in Donations," by Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press, November 29, 2010.
"Responding to PhilanTopic's Questions," by Melinda French Gates, Foundation Blog, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, November 23, 2010.
"Foundation Giving Won't Grow Much Next Year, Study Finds," by Caroline Preston, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, November 19, 2010.
"Bloomy's $420M Gift That Keeps on Giving," by David Seifman, New York Post, November 17, 2010.
"S. Florida Overlooked in National Funding," by Lisa Bolivar, The Miami Herald, November 12, 2010.
"Foundations With a Limited Life," by Deborah Jacobs, The New York Times, November 11, 2010.

October

"Philanthropic Watchdog: US Education Foundations Not Doing Enough to Help Most Needy Children," by Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press, October 27, 2010.
"'Open-Source Strategy' (Part 3): Getting Burned by Openness," by Phil Buchanan, Center for Effective Philanthropy Blog, October 25, 2010.
"New Resources Offered to Grant Seekers," by Raymund Flandez, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 17, 2010.
"Diversity Rules for Foundations Stir Debate," by Caroline Preston, "Conference Notebook" Blog, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 15, 2010.
"Assets Down At Georgia Foundations," Philanthropy Journal, October 13, 2010.
"I Live in the Future and Here's How it Works by Nick Bilton," by Lucy Bernholz, Philanthropy 2173, October 11, 2010.
"Foundation Center Offers Help for Nonprofits," by Jim Charapich, Culpeper Star Exponent (Virginia), October 11, 2010.
"New Directory of Evaluation Tools," by Nicole Wallace, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, October 3, 2010.

September

"Tools and Resources for Assessing Social Impact," by Allison Fine, A. Fine Blog, September 27, 2010.
"Estás Viendo: Fundación guía hispanos a crear organizaciones," (video) Al Despertar, Univision 41, September 21, 2010.
"Des Fondations En Or Massif," (video) by Emilie Lançon and Nicolas Auer, Complément d'Enquête, France 2, September 20, 2010.
"Most Foundation Leaders Aren't Regular Users of Social Media," by Caroline Preston, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, September 16, 2010.

August

"New Status Symbol for Wealthy: Giving Money Away," by Michelle Nichols, Reuters, August 11, 2010.
"China's Philanthropy," (video) World Insight, China Central Television, August 29, 2010.

July

"Group Aims to Add Transparency to China's Charities," by Brian Spegele, The Wall Street Journal, July 12, 2010.

June

"Grantmakers, Experts Reflect on Race to the Top Process," by Erika Fitzpatrick, Thompson, June 24, 2010.
"The Foundation Center: The 'Mother of All' Databases for Funding," by Carol Erickson, Ashoka Changemakers, June 24, 2010.
"Dollars for Docs: Foundations, Fiscal Sponsorships and Government Agencies," by Michael Rose, Documentary magazine, June 17, 2010.
"Books: Making Relationships Last," by Heather Fletcher, FundRaising Success, June 2010.

May

"Winfrey Hires a Star Manager," by Peter Lattman and Mary Pilon, Wall Street Journal, May 18, 2010.
"Thoughts on 'The Global Role of U.S. Foundations'," by Stanley Katz, Philanthropy Central, May 18, 2010.
"Wal-Mart Plans $2B Push on Hunger Relief," by Emily Fredrix, Associated Press, May 12, 2010.
"'Too Small' to Have a Website? 71% of Foundations Not Online," by Cary Lenore Walski, Philanthropy Potluck, May 12, 2010.
"The 2010 Global Philanthropy Forum: Harnessing Technology for Change," by Rahim Kanani, The Huffington Post, May 5, 2010.

April

"Foundations Spending up to $506 Million to Match Federal Education Reform Grants," by Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press, April 28, 2010.
"Not Your Father's Foundation: Giving More With Less," by Shelly Banjo, The Wall Street Journal, April 10, 2010.
"Tough Times for Givers and Receivers," by Stephanie Strom, The New York Times, April 16, 2010.
"U.S. Foundation Giving Drops 8 Percent Amid Recession," by Michelle Nichols, Reuters, April 16, 2010.
"Charities Warm to Climate: Philanthropic Support for Climate-Change Issues Tripled in 2008," by Laura Thompson Osuri, Nature News, April 6, 2010.

March

"Crisis forces foundations to cut back," by Joyce Gannon, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 16, 2010.

February

"In Educating Girls, Oprah Winfrey Struggles 'to Get It Right'," by Phuong Ly, America.gov, February 26, 2010.
"Foundation Site Promotes Disclosure," by Nicole Wallace, Chronicle of Philanthropy, February 22, 2010.
"Big gift for local climate efforts," by Erin Ailworth, The Boston Globe, February 14, 2010.
"For L3C Companies, Profit Isn't the Point," by Malika Zouhali-Worrall, CNNMoney, February 8, 2010.
"The 2009 Slate 60," by Patty Stonesifer, Slate Magazine, February 5, 2010.

January

"School's In, Despite Tiger's Many Woes," by Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press (ABC News), January 30, 2010.
"Glass Pockets: A Revolution in Foundation Transparency," by Sean Stannard-Stockton, Tactical Philanthropy Blog, January 29, 2010.
"With less money to dole out, foundations become more targeted in their giving," by Monica Ginsburg, Crain's Chicago Business, January 25, 2010.
"Sources of Information: How to Decide Where to Give to Aid Haiti," by Caroline Preston, Chronicle of Philanthropy, January 15, 2010.
"America's Most Generous Corporate Foundations," (slide show), by Venessa Wong, Business Week, January 15, 2010.
"Watchdogs on Alert for Haiti Charity Fraud," by Laura Strickler, CBS News, January 13, 2010.
"Goldman Tries to Put a Halo on Bonuses," Stephen Gandel, TIME Magazine, January 13, 2010.

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