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Trust-based philanthropy is growing in popularity

With most foundations, the board of directors and top executives set all funding priorities. Nonprofits seeking money from those funders, in turn, must demonstrate an intention to do work that conforms to those priorities. The same system prevails with many ...

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Policymakers must protect Maryland’s life sciences industry

Maryland’s biotech industry has been vital to the national COVID-19 response, from developing treatments to improving diagnostic tests. COVID-19 is not the first time our state led the nation’s response to a public health challenge. Maryland companies and organizations were ...

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Find out and fix what big data says about you

I thought I knew all about the information that consumer reporting agencies were collecting on me. Then I discovered The Work Number — a database that reports every paycheck I’ve received from my company, with net and gross amounts, going ...

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