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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Key Stories in Philanthropy in 2015

Every year contains many important stories and moments in the philanthropic sector, and 2015 was no exception. Here are just a few of the stories that caught our attention this year:
  • Charities Respond to World Crises: The social sector responded to tragedy with compassion, acting to help around the globe on a number of issues, including the Syrian refugee crisis, the Yemen humanitarian crisis, and the Nepal earthquake.
  • Charity Cancer Scam: In an unprecedented collaboration, the FTC and 58 law enforcement agencies put a web of sham cancer charities out of business
  • CN Giving Basket: Charity Navigator launched the Giving Basket, a new tool to streamline giving by seamlessly integrating the process into our website.
Let us know if anything in philanthropy stood out for you this year!