A former employee of a Washington-based organization that funds cancer research has been sentenced to jail time for stealing from the nonprofit and its donors.
Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an extensive analysis of IRS data conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
A dozen Annapolis police officers spent their day off camped out on the roof of the Dunkin’ Donuts on West Street to raise money for the Special Olympics.
Google has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected Google Glass to enhance their work.
Ford’s Theatre says its audiences donated more than $77,000 for a local youth charity during performances of “A Christmas Carol” in November and December.
Philanthropy made a comeback in large donations in 2013 with the nation’s wealthiest donors giving more than $3.4 billion to charity, according to a new tally of the top 10 gifts of 2013 by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The last day of the year is one of the biggest days for charitable giving.
All Downtown Silver Spring’s Christmas tree needs is a partridge and a pear, and the tale of its creation could be turned into a great rendition of “The 12 Days of Christmas.”
Some Washington nonprofits are scaling back services and furloughing workers due to contracts and Medicaid reimbursements that aren’t being paid during the government shutdown.
Three Cabinet secretaries became the latest senior administration officials to give back part of their salaries, in the spirit of government spending cuts.