Reviewing the letters from Giving Pledge signers shows repeating motives. Many state both a desire to be selfless and a desire to have an outsized impact.
Today’s virulent political discourse needs an influx of compassion and virtue. Here’s how donors might support that.
In the wake of COVID-19, many nonprofits have more need while many individuals have less to give. At the same time, many are considering their mortality and updating their wills. This is a great time to have planned giving on your mind.
The Social Capital Project makes specific recommendations on how the charitable endeavors and incentives can help repair our fraying civil society.
Benjamin Priday, a doctoral candidate in economics at Texas A&M, researches charitable giving an economics. We reached out to learn more about his work.
A course at the University of Notre Dame—made possible by the Philanthropy Lab—gives undergraduates the opportunity to make up to $85,000 in grants to nonprofits. Here’s how the process went.
While many suggest that donor-advised funds should be mandated to pay down and increase their giving to COVID-19 relief, DAFs are already increasing payouts to those in need—without federal mandates.
If you feel compelled to help others during the COVID pandemic, leverage your local knowledge.
The coronavirus pandemic has shot unemployment to record highs. The road to recovery may be difficult, and we’ll need civil society to guide us along this road.
The pandemic gives us an opportunity to engage with donors on a more personal level. Here are four questions to engage your donors more candidly.