A recent Washington Post article criticizes the giving of wealthy Americans during the COVID-19 crisis. But their research misunderstands philanthropy.
Today’s virulent political discourse needs an influx of compassion and virtue. Here’s how donors might support that.
The Social Capital Project makes specific recommendations on how the charitable endeavors and incentives can help repair our fraying civil society.
Exponent Philanthropy surveyed its network of “lean funders” to see how they are responding to COVID-19. Much of it is good, another example of donors shifting in ways that will be valuable beyond the pandemic.
Foundations and philanthropists should be focused on the most effective, local forms of giving in order to provide relief during this national health and economic crisis.
Individual charitable giving can’t compete with the lofty aspirations of big government and big philanthropy. But is that a bug in the system or a feature?
Arthur Brooks’ new book, Love Your Enemies, discusses the political discord in America today and how we might form healthier communities.
Philanthropists tend to see their role as funding new projects and new ideas. Unfortunately, this overlooks the importance of preserving tradition.
The Washington Post highlighted several individuals who volunteer regularly. Their volunteering is essential to a strong civil society—and should encourage all of us to give of our time, as well.
Frequently in 2019 we raised the question about what to do with grants from questionable individuals and organizations. Jeffrey Epstein was by far the worst example—but should we have a system to assess donors?