A documentary that details the fight over the stewardship of a $25-billion art collection raises enduring questions of donor intent.
Reviewing Jeremy Beer and Jeff Cain’s “The Forgotten Foundations of Fundraising: Practical Advice and Contrarian Wisdom for Nonprofit Leaders.”
Expertly deflating the pretensions of those who would make fundraising a bureaucratic and esoteric profession, this book takes on the creeping trend of professionalization in philanthropy.
A review of Daniel J. Mahoney’s “The Idol of Our Age: How the Religion of Humanity Subverts Christianity.”
Reviewing Timothy P. Carney’s “Alienated America.”
Reviewing “Liberal Suppression: Section 501(c)(3) and the Taxation of Speech” by Philip Hamburger.
This is a story about how the breakdown of civil society, not factories, inspired a Middle American movement around one man.
Rob Reich’s book “Just Giving” is thoughtful and serious. But philanthropy has more varied aims than justice, and the pluralism he celebrates can only be fully honored when we allow philanthropists to pursue their own highest ideals.
Just as Easter is the holiday of music, Christmas is the holiday of literature.
What are the best ways for donors to help veterans?