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Ikea Foundation Awards $100 Million to the ClimateWorks Foundation's Drive Electric Campaign

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Prest Aji Styawan, Climate Visuals The Ikea Foundation has given $100 million to the ClimateWorks Foundation for its Drive Electric Campaign to help countries in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia develop the infrastructure to support electric vehicles. Above, electric two-wheelers in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Foundations Need a New Message, Survey Suggests

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

A Council on Foundations study finds that philanthropy hasn't created a coherent message about its impact and warns of a "narrative vacuum" as grant makers face increased scrutiny on Capitol Hill.

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Foundation Compensation: When Are CEO Salaries Too High?

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Without checks and balances, scrutinizing and challenging foundation leaders’ million-dollar paychecks is nearly impossible. By Craig Kennedy Without checks and balances, scrutinizing and challenging foundation leaders’ million-dollar paychecks is nearly impossible.

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Middleton Place Foundation Taps New CEO

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Prest Middleton Place Foundation Dana Hand Evans, incoming CEO of the Middleton Place Foundation, which raises money to support the Middleton Place National Historic Landmark. Plus, Legal Services NYC has named its next executive director, and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools will install a new leader in August.

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Gates Foundation Names New Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Prest Gates Archive/Brandon Hill June Yoshinari Davis will become the new chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Also, Junior Achievement USA has tapped its next leader, and Mike Geiger will step down this year as CEO of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

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Opponents as Allies: The Thorny Proposition of a First-of-Its-Kind Foundation Gathering

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Grant makers at the National Council on Foundations annual meeting consider how to find the common ground to build broader coalitions for efforts in education, the environment, health, and more. By Drew Lindsay Chicago Council on Foundations Wendy Feliz, left, with the Arthur M.

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Foundation Source Launches Impactfully Select, a SAAS Solution for Private Foundations

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Foundation Source announced the launch of Impactfully Select. The SAAS solution allows foundations and their financial, tax, and legal advisors to manage every aspect of their philanthropic efforts.