Each year, the MacArthur Foundation gives 20 to 30 individuals $625,000 grants to pursue creative research projects in their chosen fields.
U.S. Muslims are helping others during the COVID-19 pandemic. See how the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is motivating their contributions.
U.S. charities are offering an outpouring of support for those affected by the coronavirus. Learn about the donations heading around the world.
The Kentucky native brings diplomatic, business and philanthropic experience to a critical and high-profile State Department post.
President Trump has added the names of "seven extraordinary Americans" to the list of recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The newest recipient of the Templeton Prize — for affirming life's spiritual side — is Jordan's King Abdullah II, for promoting interfaith harmony.
U.S. taxpayers and pharmaceutical companies are leading the way in curbing tropical diseases such as blinding trachoma. The threat has been eliminated in Ghana and Nepal.
Ahmad Ashkar sells falafel. He makes money and feeds refugees at the same time. It's a new business model, and it's working.
Each year dozens of young change-makers put careers on hold to learn how U.S. nonprofits tackle global challenges. They return home more fired up and better prepared than ever.