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News Briefing: Aid Groups’ Expulsion, Fears of More Misery

By Kate Golden on March 23, 2009No Comment
  • Like all arts institutions, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra was hit hard by the economic crisis.  [New York Times]
  • Foundations in Detroit shift their giving priorities to tend to local charities.  [New York Times]
  • The expulsion of aid groups that provided clean water, medical treatment, food and shelter for millions in Darfur has put the lives of millions of displaced people at risk.  [New York Times]
  • The Taproot Foundation, which places business executives in charities to work as pro bono consultants, saw a 171 percent increase in volunteer interest in January.  [San Francisco Chronicle]
  • Nonprofit and public interest groups are scrambling to adapt to President Obama's stringent new ethics guidelines.  [Washington Post]
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