A blog by William Schambra, Daniel Schmidt, and Michael Hartmann. Learn more->

29
Jun
2022
Thomas Piketty proposes specific tax scale for nonprofit endowments

Don’t miss influential author, in new book, floating idea “in order to avoid an excessive concentration of power within a small number of entities and to enable less wealthy entities to develop.”


28
Jun
2022
A conversation with Terry Considine (Part 2 of 2)

The former Bradley Foundation chairman talks to Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about short- and long-term grantmaking strategies, the politicization of philanthropy and donor freedom, the imbalance between left and right among major givers, and what conservatives should try doing about it.


27
Jun
2022
A conversation with Terry Considine (Part 1 of 2)

The former Bradley Foundation chairman talks to Daniel P. Schmidt and Michael E. Hartmann about his decades’ worth of experience in real-estate investing, politics, and philanthropy.


21
Jun
2022

14
Jun
2022
Differences, and the risk of similarities, between government and private grantmaking

Claire Dunning’s impressive new history on government support of nonprofits in Boston offers helpful insights for private philanthropy.


10
Jun
2022
… And philanthropy

More to be made of that which it has wrought.


07
Jun
2022
Inside Philanthropy survey finds support for reform of philanthropy’s legal structure

Editor David Callahan notes that philanthropic and nonprofit trade groups might “be out of touch with their own communities.”


06
Jun
2022

02
Jun
2022

31
May
2022
“Independent” sector?

An ActBlue clue.