Foundations rapped for inadequate education funding for neediest
A report by a philanthropic watchdog group says few charitable foundations that support education focus enough attention on helping the neediest students, the Associated Press reported Oct. 28 (see education funding story).
Nordstrom opens charity store in New York City
Seattle-based Nordstrom plans in fall 2011 to open a philanthropic-based concept store in New York City’s Soho district that will donate its profits to charity, The Seattle Times reported Oct. 28 (see charity store story).
Heifer names new CEO
International businessman Pierre Ferrari has been named CEO of Heifer International, which provides livestock and agricultural training and works in 50 countries, including the U.S., focusing on helping the poor become self-sufficient, the Associated Press reported Oct. 28 (see Heifer CEO story).