Chronicle of Philanthropy

  • From the Chronicle: Small endowments fared better than large ones in 2009

    Small endowments According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, smaller endowments fared better in 2009 than larger endowments. The Chronicle is basing its assertion off a database its staffers created that looked at several hundred nonprofits, their endowed assets and whether they were up or down last year.  The data is firewalled and subscription content only,… More ▸

  • Jewish charities have a rough day in the Chronicle

    Monday was not a good day for Jewish charities in the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s daily philanthropy news update. Usually I am thrilled when the daily e-mail contains a Jewish bit (makes for easy blogposts — and I love giving shout-outs to the Chronicle). Well, yesterday’s update contained not one, but two Jewish items — including… More ▸

  • Sixteen Jews among Chronicle of Philanthropy’s top 50 donors

    The Chronicle of Philanthropy just came out with its annual list of the country’s top givers, and somewhat surprisingly found that the country’s most generous citizens gave almost double in 2008 than they did in 2007. (You can check out the complete list here. Thank you to the Chronicle of Philanthropy for making the subscription-only… More ▸