Founders of Nonprofit Charged With 15 Felony Counts

David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt of the Center for Medical Progress, have been charged with 15 felony counts in California for falsifying their identities and using a fake bioresearch company to covertly record videos of themselves trying to obtain fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood. The Center for Medical Progress is a nonprofit organization that describes […]

Mel Gibson Supports Charity Assisting Holocaust Survivors

Surprising many, Mel Gibson, the once beloved Australian actor who is best known now for his drunken anti-Semitic rant in 2006, has been quietly working with a charity that helps Holocaust survivors. According to actress Zane Buzby, Gibson has been supporting her organization, the Survivor Mitzvah Project. The charity brings emergency aid to Holocaust survivors […]

Looking to Startups for the Future of Nonprofits

Nonprofits have been struggling for years to maintain the donations and grants that they need to pursue their missions. While some are pretty well set up, others have to scramble, especially those just starting out or addressing a problem that isn’t yet widely known or understood. While donations form the majority of most nonprofits’ income, […]

Should A Donor’s Criminal Actions Tarnish a Charity?

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is planning to return more than $1 million in donations and gifts, which were made with money stolen from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad fund, made by “party animal” Jho Low. In July 2016, Low was implicated in stealing $3 billion from 1MDB, which is earmarked for developing that country. Low and […]

Johnny Depp Surprises Audience at Charity Concert

The charity Mending Kids is an organization that provides surgeries for needy kids around the world. These surgeries have corrected everything from congenital heart defects to cranial facial deformities. In nine years they’ve performed operations on 2,200 kids, and recently they held a benefit concert with a few surprising guests. After a number of musical […]

State of California in Legal Battle Over Identifying Donors

The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) has filed an injunction to stop California from enacting state laws that would require them to identify donors who gave more than $5,000 dollars. The State of California requires unredacted Schedule B forms, which would identify such donors, in order to pursue anti-fraud investigations, should they occur. By requiring […]

Robert Enterprise Development Fund Releases Social Enterprise Gift Guide

Wintery holidays are a great time to think about gift-giving, and what better way to honor the season of giving than to not only do something great for friends and family, but also for the people creating, packaging, and selling the gift items? The Robert Enterprise Development Fund (REDF), created by KKR founding partner George […]

Gucci Sponsors Charity Sonoma Event

On August 5, Gucci was the presenting sponsor of the Giant Steps Charity Classic Six Bar and Gala. Gucci had over 550 guests at its second annual gala, which was hosted at Sonoma Horse Park, just north of San Francisco. The Giant Steps Charity Classic Six Bar and Gala raised a record $1 million for […]

Joanna Krupa Bra-less at Charity Event

Joanna Krupa, the Real Housewife of Miami recently went topless yet again, this time at a charity event. This skimpy attire is not a shocker, as the Real Housewife of Miami cast member is hardly known for covering herself up. She may have taken it too far this time, though, by attending the Human Society […]

Thieves Return Stolen Goods to Charity

After the San Bernardino Sexual Assault Services was robbed last week, director Candy Stalling received a call from the police to come to the building late on a Friday night.  Thieves had broken in through the roof of the building and stolen computers, laptops, books and candy.  Stallings was afraid the sexual assault services charity […]