Pillars of establishment philanthropy—including GuideStar and Charity Navigator—should be subject to increased scrutiny because of what went on at SPLC and their reactions to it.
People are giving the gift of time through “time-based currencies” that strengthen voluntarism and civil society.
Bond trader-turned-writer and photojournalist of the “down-and-out,” Arnade has insightful lessons to share with philanthropists who are serious about helping the poor.
Harvesting gains from digital money by giving some of it away can be better for donors than the nonprofits they support.
More likely dangers include administrative hassles and fines.
“The SPLC,” staffers would joke, “Making hate pay.”
After 25 years leading Pew Charitable Trusts, Ms. Rimel leaves behind a transformed organization and a questionable record on donor intent.
The Foundation is planning to spend itself out, but it’s not clear how much of its billion-dollar endowment is being spent and how much is being transferred (with much of its staff) to a partner nonprofit.
The attorney general of Washington state sued largest thrift retailer in the world with what amounts to deception and acting like a fake charity.
Outright fake charities like the one involved in this scandal are less commonly detected than other kinds of nonprofit fraud.