Tuesday, April 3, 2012

What's new in Philanthropy?

Articles of interest in philanthropy and nonprofits published in the last 10 days:

1. Techies team up to make Wikipedia smarter; Wall Street Journal, March 30, 2012
Brief introduction: The German chapter of the crowd-sourced online encyclopedia on Friday morning announced a EUR 1.3 million ($1.7 million) grant from Google Inc. and from foundations backed by Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, and Gordon Moore, Intel’s co-founder and the namesake of Moore’s Law.

2. Kramer steps down as Stanford dean to run Hewlett Foundation; Law.com, March 29, 2012
Brief introduction: Stanford Law School Dean Larry Kramer has announced that he will step down effective on Aug. 31. Kramer, who has led the school since 2004, will become president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

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