Criticism of giving for Haiti relief grows
With the price-tag for the Haiti earthquake growing to $2.2 billion, criticism of how the funds are being spent is mounting, the Associated Press reported March 6 (see Haiti relief story). Americans have donated over $1 billion, the Associated Press reported March 6 (see American giving story).
Corporate giving in recession mixed
Giving by U.S. companies was mixed during the worst recession in decades as some trimmed their philanthropy, others gave more and most predicted 2010 would be flat, Reuters reported March 5 (see corporate giving story).
Top corporate-giving leaders in India are women
All four Indian corporate leaders on Forbes’ list of Asia Pacific’s most generous business leaders this year are women, Forbes reported March 6 (see India philanthropy story).