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A “universal deduction” is dead and has no chance of being resuscitated in House-Senate negotiations. Now nonprofit advocates are waging one last fight: to see that a House-passed measure that would allow nonprofits and churches to engage in political activity is cut from the final bill… read more

Wealthy donors rely on family and peers when making decisions about giving, not necessarily on professional staff or evaluations, according to a new survey of 219 people, most of whom donated at least $100,000 in 2015… read more

There’s more dollars in philanthropy, but less donors. Perhaps giving circles could help balance things out… read more