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Donor Anger at Sexual Harassment Hurts Charities — Even Where Abuse Didn’t Happen

Those who have heard about abuse punish charities by withholding gifts, but most of the public thinks harassment is more widespread in government and business. Half of charity workers have witnessed an incident.

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Gates Foundation awards $5 million for COVID-19 therapeutics research

The grant to Kleo Pharmaceuticals will support efforts to advance development of a COVID-19 hyperimmune globulin mimic therapeutic that could provide a synthetic, homogenous, readily available replacement for convalescent serum, which has shown promise as a treatment for COVID-19….

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At least one in ten billionaires have donated for COVID-19 relief

A report from Wealth-X found that global billionaires who made a philanthropic commitment in support of COVID-19 response and relief efforts between January and May were more likely than other billionaire philanthropists to be in the tech industry….

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Records Reveal Nonprofits That Received Paycheck Protection Loans

The Muscular Dystrophy Association, the National Wildlife Federation, Mercy Corps, the New York Botanical Garden, American Youth Hostels, and the San Francisco Symphony were among the nonprofits the federal government said on Monday received loans of $5 million to $10 million through the Paycheck Protection Program. 

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IBM commits $20 million to Notre Dame to launch tech ethics lab

The Notre Dame-IBM Tech Ethics Lab will conduct applied research and promote models for the ethical application of technology — including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and quantum computing — in the tech, business, and government sectors….

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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to focus grantmaking on social justice

Two years in the making, the strategic shift includes a revised mission statement that emphasizes the foundation’s ambition “to build just communities enriched by meaning and empowered by critical thinking where ideas and imagination can thrive”….

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