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Invest in Egypt’s Courageous Youth
By Susan U. Raymond on February 11, 2011 | One Comment
Invest in Egypt’s Courageous Youth

Egypt is my second home.  I have walked Tahrir and its streets so many times as a student and then as a professional. I know every building I have seen on television. So many memories …

News Briefing: Author, WHO Doctor Win Heinz Award
By Kate Golden on September 12, 2007 | No Comment

The Heinz Family Foundation presents its annual Heinz Awards; Dave Eggers is one of the recipients.  [Associated Press]

Judge orders the co-founder of a defunct Islamic charity to be held until a hearing next week.  [Associated …

News Briefing: Neighbors Sue to Keep Barnes From Moving
By Kate Golden on August 29, 2007 | No Comment

Angelina Jolie travels to Syria and Iraq to highlight the plight of conflict refugees stranded in the desert.  [Associated Press]

Israel’s national museum launches a database to allow Holocaust survivors and their heirs to identify and …

News Briefing: Charity Trial Witness Falters
By Kate Golden on August 17, 2007 | No Comment

A government witness in the trial against the Holy Land Foundation falters on the stand.  [Los Angeles Times]

Darfur refugees hopeful that a hybrid U.N.-African Union force could be on its way to Darfur before the …

News Briefing: Nonprofts Increasingly Funding Private Drug Development
By Kate Golden on August 13, 2007 | No Comment

New York City’s new formula for allocating money to cultural organizations means more money for some groups.  [New York Times]

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem embarks on an $80 million expansion and renovation effort; $60 million …

News Briefing: Kenyan Farmers’ Fate Caught Up in U.S. Aid Rules
By Kate Golden on July 31, 2007 | No Comment

Report from Oxfam International says poverty, hunger, and public health continue to worsen in Iraq.  [New York Times]

Entrepreneur philanthropists are changing the face of charitable giving in the U.S.  [Fortune Small Business]

Many museums search for …

News Briefing: Tax Exempts Owe $1 Billion in Taxes
By Kate Golden on July 25, 2007 | No Comment

Tax-exempt groups owed close to $1 billion in unpaid taxes as of last year, according to a new congressional study.  [Associated Press]

Trial begins for the Holy Land Foundation, a charity the US government believes funded …

News Briefing: As Muslim Group Goes on Trial, Other Charities Watch Warily
By Kate Golden on July 17, 2007 | No Comment

The Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, the largest Muslim charity in the U.S., goes on trial; prosecutors charge that it was a supporter of Hamas.  [New York Times]

The cost of the sex abuse …


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