News

Northwest Area Foundation Criticized for Dawdling over Strategy

May 29, 2003

While the foundation has been preparing a major anti-poverty initiative, nonprofit leaders in its eight-state service territory are frustrated it hasn't acted more aggressively to help them cope with government cutbacks and reduced donations....

Congress Approves $15 Billion Global AIDS Initiative

May 24, 2003

The bill gives the federal government the authority to triple its global AIDS spending over the next five years, focusing on prevention and treatment programs in twelve African nations and two in the Caribbean....

Pfizer Foundation Launches Southern AIDS Initiative

May 23, 2003

While the number of new HIV/AIDS cases has declined or leveled off across most of the country, the number of new cases in the South has increased in recent years, with minorities in the region especially hard hit....

FTC, States Take Aim at Phony Fundraisers

May 22, 2003

The commission is joining with charity regulators in thirty-four states to crack down on companies and individuals that employ deceptive tactics to solicit funds for charity....