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News Briefing: New Way To Rate Charities Sought

By Kate Golden on November 24, 2008No Comment
  • Eli Broad offers $30 million to help rescue the Museum of Contemporary Art if the museum's trustees also increase their donations.  [New York Times]
  • Several of the country's highest-paid university presidents announce that they will give back part of their pay or forgo their raises.  [New York Times]
  • Jurors begin eighth day of deliberations in the retrial of the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development.  [Associated Press]
  • Majority of wealthy households who stop giving to nonprofits attribute the change to 'no longer feeling connected to the organization."  [Boston Globe]
  • An alliance of prominent philanthropists and entrepreneurs is developing a rating system to help donors better evaluate charities.  [Washington Post]
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