| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:05 AM
A former volunteer with Toys for Tots has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $25,000 from online sales conducted by the charity, according to prosecutors.
Carol Lisciandrello, 55, of Chicago, was sentenced today to probation and ordered to pay...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:29 PM
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announced at its board meeting Thursday afternoon that two Chicago philanthropic institutions, the Zell Family Foundation and the Negaunee Foundation, have given the parent body of the Chicago Symphony...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Wise investing means selling stocks at regular intervals. But selling triggers taxes. Savvy investors can trim the amount they pay to Uncle Sam with some tax-wise planning. Here are five things you need to know:
1. Capital-gains rates for the wealthy are...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"It's nice to be home," Richard Parsons said as he took the stage at Time Warner's annual Community Impact Awards in New York City on Tuesday.
It was a homecoming with great personal resonance for the company's former chairman and CEO, one filled with...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb is donating $15,000 worth of sports equipment and apparel to Baltimore Boys and Girls club through his charitable foundation.
Working in partnership with Good Sports, the veteran Ravens cornerback will present the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
There’s a charity food event almost every weekend in Southern California. But there’s only one L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade. Hosted by Suzanne Goin, Caroline Styne and David Lentz, it always draws some of the nation’s best chefs....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Alliant Credit Union President and CEO David Mooney was elected to the National Credit Union Foundation Board of Directors. Mooney is one of three directors being added to the board this September. The foundation is the charitable arm of the credit...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Most South Floridians have heard about venture capital, but how about venture philanthropy?
A nonprofit based in West Palm Beach is starting a venture-philanthropy fund to help pay for job training and employment programs for the homeless.
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees.
Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...
| Jun 9, 2014
Isabella Firth, president of LifeSpan Network and The Beacon Institute, was just trying to solve a couple of workplace concerns. In the process, she ended up creating a circle of charitable acts benefiting students, senior citizens and low-income...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
On the heels of a combined $26-million donation from the big three U.S. automakers to help the troubled Detroit Institute of Arts, two charitable organizations said Wednesday they are pledging a total of $13 million toward the museum.
The Andrew W....