Philanthropy

San Francisco human rights pioneer and diplomat James Hormel, pictured in 2001, died Aug. 13 at age 88. 
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Remembering James Hormel

SF activist, philanthropist was first openly gay U.S. ambassador

 

San Francisco publicist extraordinaire Charly Zukow, who’s retiring at the end of March, plans to garden, travel and visit with his grandchildren. <ins>(Courtesy Peter Prato)</ins>

Longtime theater publicist Charly Zukow takes a final bow

Pro credits success to being ‘honest and direct,’ giving ‘150 percent’

 

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Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune

Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising…

 

Chelsea Clinton promotes philanthropy in Ukraine

Chelsea Clinton is urging young Ukrainians to engage in philanthropy and civic…

Time for a new declaration

Our richly diverse array of freely chosen philanthropic causes demand our continuing…

American philanthropy under threat

Despite its long history, American philanthropy is still a fragile institution —…

Credo: Philanthropist Chip Conley

With no experience, Conley took the seedy, 1950s Phoenix Hotel in San…

Credo: Catherine Bartels, vice president and general manager of Macy's Union Square

Catherine Bartels, vice president and general manager at Macy’s Union Square, once…

Voice of The City: The benefits of a solid foundation

With some schools opening in just a week, it’s nice to know…