The Case Foundation is embarking on an effort to test the potential of
citizen-led philanthropy via the Internet. Starting at 3 p.m. on
Thursday, readers of Parade magazine and members of the Causes section
of the Facebook Web site can enter a contest to win a total of $500,000
and $250,000, for their favorite charities, provided by Case.
The prizes will go to the charities and causes that attract the
greatest numbers of unique donors, rather than the one that raises the