Posts Categorized: Celebrity Charity

Sterling's Ads Not Living Up to Promises

May 6, 2014 Posted by Jessica Shofler in Celebrity Charity, News, Nonprofits

You’ve likely seen the ads in the Los Angeles Times featuring pictures of Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling and statements of all the good works of the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation. But now the Times is reporting that the Foundation’s publicity far outweighed its actual benefits. Some of the ads stated that the Foundation committed …


How Does the Donald Sterling Scandal Affect Nonprofits?

Shortly after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced league sanctions against LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his recorded racist comments, UCLA announced that it was terminating its agreement with the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation that would have brought the university $3 million in research funds. The Foundation had agreed to provide the money over …


Bernie Mac Foundation Joins List of Troubled Celebrity Charities

Remember last month when the Lady Gaga-founded Born This Way Foundation didn’t get any applause? The Bernie Mac Foundation has now joined the increasingly long list of badly run celebrity charities. The Bernie Mac Foundation was established by the comedy star prior to his death to help fellow sufferers of sarcoidosis, a disease that disproportionately …