It’s not always unwise to remove someone’s name from a building or an award. But we should make that decision with accurate information.
Donor-advised funds represent a growing portion of the charitable sector. Before we introduce new regulations, nonprofits should get more strategic about them.
Foundation program officers look for bold proposals that promise the outcomes they are hoping for. This can skew their ability to assess them.
“Charity” and “philanthropy” are not equivalent ways of helping your neighbor. One—a Christian virtue—flows from love. The other—sterile and secular—is born out of duty.
Involving the government in charitable giving is neither wise nor innocuous—and it poses the greatest risk to DAFs and small foundations.
The Initiative to Accelerate Charitable giving is not without merit, but it does little to accelerate charitable giving.
Philanthropy in higher education has a storied history of donor intent abuses. Clear and firm restrictions are the only way to protect your goals.
The Christian tradition in the West knows the difference between charity and philanthropy, and thinkers in the East would benefit from using this distinction, too.
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.
It’s accepted as obvious that fundraising is harder thanks to the pandemic. That may not be true, though—here’s why.