Metropolitan Museum Director Resigns

As of June 30, 2017, Metropolitan Museum Director and CEO Thomas P. Campbell will resign from his position in order to “pursue new challenges beyond the Met, always in service of art, scholarship, and understanding,” according to a press release from the museum. Daniel Weiss, the Met’s president and chief operating officer will be serving […]

New York Charity Execs Used Taxpayer Funds for Bonuses

The Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership is in hot water with the Department of Health and the Department of Education, according to DNAInfo New York. The organization, which is dedicated to helping women and young children, especially in Harlem, is being accused of squandering money on bonuses for executives, while failing to uphold a $4.3 million […]

The Elephant Ball Attracts Royalty

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, were seen donning elaborate animal masks made by England’s top designers on July 9th at the Lancaster House in London.  The royal couple was attending The Animal Ball, a fundraiser held by The Elephant Family, which works to help save endangered species and promote environmental conservation in Asia.  […]

Philanthropy and Trash Collection Fees

It is not uncommon for legislators to put something unpopular at the end of a popular proposal. And the recent garbage collection fee targeting universities, religious institutions and nonprofits in New York is clearly not popular, at least according to the July 4th Wall Street Journal. What is this fee? It’s a fee that, so […]