Nonprofit Chronicles

Journalism about foundations, nonprofits and their impact

One of the hardest jobs for the board of a nonprofit — or a corporate board, for that matter — replacing a longtime executive director or CEO. It’s harder still when the chief executive founded the NGO or business. And hardest of all when the outgoing CEO is a charismatic leader with whom the enterprise …

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Philanthropy is personal, and never more so than when donors are moved by the death of a loved one. When Joan Scarangello McNeive, a NBC News writer, lifelong New Yorker and devoted Yankee fan, died at age 47 of lung cancer in 2001, her family, friends and colleagues started a foundation called Joan’s Legacy to fund …

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