Despair is a sin—and it’s no fun

Bill Kauffman, in a recent episode of Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, paints a sad portrait of an overly mobile and centralized world while describing the healthier communal life of small town America.

GDT Podcast / Episode 7

Today Jeremy speaks with Tom Riley of the Connelly Foundation on how to give well and with Liz Palla on cultivating foundations.

4 tips for reimagining in-person events in the time of COVID-19

If you are going to host an in-person event—whether fundraising or to celebrate an organizational landmark—it’s important to get it right. Today, that means taking COVID precautions into account, as well.

Swearing mentors, learned helplessness, and pay-day loans: what Hillbilly Elegy teaches us about charity

J.D. Vance’s bestseller Hillbilly Elegy offers an unflinching inside look at rural America. We can learn a lot about charitable work in rural areas from this book.

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"The almoner of the world": America's role in global charity

A recent book discusses the role of religious media in promoting international charity and humanitarian aid. With new communication technology and access to photography in the 18th century, Christian missionaries and magazines publicized images and stories of dire need abroad, driving American Christians to give generously in support of the needy in foreign lands.

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Employee "ownership"

Giver, Doers, & Thinkers discussed how nonprofit leaders can encourage their employees to be innovative and entrepreneurial in the workplace. It’s not just pay—and not just mission.

GDT Podcast / Episode 6

Don’t miss the sixth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Today Jeremy speaks with Bill Kauffman.

Seeking a foundation grant? Write a successful LOI in 5 simple steps

Make sure that you are putting your organization in the best position for funding.

Form 990s facilitate transparency for donors

The nonprofit tax form, the 990, is a bureaucratic burden on nonprofits … but it does offer donors some level of protection and transparency.

GDT Podcast / Episode 5

Don’t miss the fifth episode of Philanthropy Daily’s podcast, Givers, Doers, & Thinkers! Today Jeremy speaks with Garrett Johnson.

A new kind of elite

Patrick Deneen and Jeremy Beer discuss the fatal flaws of liberalism and what comes next. Populism paves the way, but it can’t last without elite support.


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My “15 minutes of fame” were really only one

And Mom wasn’t even watching.

A conversation with Daniel J. Mahoney about Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti (Part 2 of 2)

The Assumption University professor and author talks to Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about charity, justice, subsidiarity, and what the Holy Father calls “political love” in the new encyclical.

A conversation with Daniel J. Mahoney about Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti (Part 1 of 2)

The Assumption University professor and author talks to Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about the Holy Father’s new encyclical and its “innovations” in Catholic social teaching.

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