As I wrote earlier this month, nonprofits have played a critically important role in our communities over the last nine months. From providing food to families in need to helping students bridge the digital divide to supporting communities of color, nonprofit organizations have been among the heroes of 2020. Yet, as another piece of mine […]
It’s been decades since we’ve seen a year as turbulent and as trying as 2020. Defined by a pandemic of unprecedented scale and peppered with protests and riots, historic natural disasters, deep economic hardships and a contentious election, these past 12 months have placed untold pressures on communities across the country. Even with a vaccine […]
The world was turned upside down in March. As the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in the United States, a healthy economy was eviscerated in days. Millions of Americans lost their jobs, with countless others placed on indefinite furlough. Small and medium-sized businesses across the country abruptly shut their doors. The Dow Jones, on the cusp of […]
With Pfizer and Moderna’s announcements in November that their vaccines had reached and surpassed 90 percent efficacy rates in clinical trials, the stock market went crazy. Buoyed by hopes that an FDA-approved vaccine could return life to normal and allow the economy to resume its pre-pandemic rout, investors poured money into American financial markets. On […]
Chairman Amit Raizada sees community philanthropy as an important instrument of social change during and after the COVID-19 era. MIAMI—Amit Raizada, chairman of the Amit Raizada Foundation, has authored a three-part series on community philanthropy, in which he writes that a locally-oriented approach to philanthropy is uniquely situated to redress social challenges during and after […]
Amit Raizada delves into community philanthropy in one of America’s largest cities.
Community philanthropy has significant benefits, says chair of Amit Raizada foundation.
Can community philanthropy make an impact across entire states? Amit Raizada takes a look.
Philanthropist Amit Raizada examines how giving can offer a boost to communities recovering from wildfires.