News Desk

Good news for donors who only get bad news

The new Center for Civil Society will help donors support their communities, without becoming overwhelmed by options or paralyzed by “impact.”

New bill to reform charitable introduced to Senate

The Institute to Accelerate Charitable Giving gets legs as Senators Grassley and King introduce the “Accelerating Charitable Efforts Act.”

Donor intent should be better protected

Even with a gift agreement, donors have little recourse in the event of their intent being flouted. There are state Senate bills under review to change that.

Hope Women’s Center serves the needs of women in Phoenix

By focusing their attention and resources on women in need in the Phoenix area, Hope Women’s Center can respond to changing needs from women in their community.

Much ado about … student loan debt

Conversations about student loan debt need to look at more than just the staggering “total amount.” The Peterson Foundation offers a start with “10 key facts” about student loan debt.

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Shaq’s “give local” strategy is a slam dunk

Shaquille O’Neal has some sound philanthropic advice in a recent Forbes interview: “Just take care of where you’re from.”

Philanthropy provides affordable housing for vulnerable residents in California

Father Joe’s Villages responds to the extensive and expanding homelessness problem in California by building affordable housing units for vulnerable residents. This creative model is being met with significant charitable support.

Celebrating philanthropists: a call for nominations

Nominate philanthropists for the 2021 Simon-Devos Prize for Philanthropic Leadership.

Efforts to reform charitable giving should be cautious

The Initiative to Accelerate Charitable giving is not without merit, but it does little to accelerate charitable giving.

Barstool funding: grassroots civil society in action

As extended government lockdowns continue to shutter businesses across the country, Dave Portnoy launched a creative idea to offer reprieve and save a few businesses.