philanthropy

Woman holding packages of food (Courtesy of World Central Kitchen/WCK.org)

They rush into any crisis … and cook

World Central Kitchen has been feeding people in crisis since 2010. Learn about the work the nonprofit does in Ukraine and beyond.
Baseball player and child sitting on stage reading book together (Courtesy of Tyler Schank/Tampa Bay Rays)

U.S. athletes promote reading for young students

Professional athletes encourage students to read books by offering prizes and making public appearances in libraries and schools.
Young girl carrying tray of desserts in room full of diners (© Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

American generosity stays high, study shows

Experts often note that Americans, whether wealthy or of modest means, give generously to those in need. But recent donations break records.
People gathering near buses (© Jess Heugel/Convoy of Hope)

Americans’ generosity helps Ukrainian refugees

From faith-based organizations to college students, Americans are doing what they can to help Ukrainians fleeing Putin's war.
Opening shot of video with headshots of 25 MacArthur grant winners (© John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

Celebrating the 2021 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ innovators [video]

The MacArthur Foundation announced the winners of its annual "genius grants." Read about how the winners are using their creativity.
Composite of three portraits (© Michael Palma Mir, © Geandy Pavón and © Guadalupe Maravilla/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation)

Meet groundbreaking U.S. Latinx artists

A new U.S. arts grant funded by the Ford Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow 15 Latinx artists to expand their work.
Photo illustration of five people (Photo Illustration: State Dept./Images: © John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

Meet the 2020 MacArthur geniuses

Each year, the MacArthur Foundation gives 20 to 30 individuals $625,000 grants to pursue creative research projects in their chosen fields.
People wearing masks carrying boxes to cars (© Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

American Muslims fight COVID-19 with Ramadan’s spirit of giving

U.S. Muslims are helping others during the COVID-19 pandemic. See how the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is motivating their contributions.
Gloved hand next to microscope holding vial labled 'COVID-19' (© Shutterstock)

U.S. charities give millions in worldwide coronavirus effort

U.S. charities are offering an outpouring of support for those affected by the coronavirus. Learn about the donations heading around the world.