Opinion

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The Metaverse and Its Challenge to Charity

What does our world look like if the charitable sector is torn between embodied reality and virtual reality? Might nonprofits be uniquely positioned to be enduring champions of physical reality in this “meta-moment”?

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What matters to donors

Are you wondering what your donors are thinking? Here are five highlights from conversations with donors.


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Toward a conservative housing policy

A conservative policy would be fair, efficient, and lead to an abundance of housing.

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Cryptocurrency makes an appearance at the Super Bowl, and crypto philanthropy is growing

As adoption grows and market capitalization increases in the cryptocurrency world, crypto giving increases dramatically, as well.


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ACE Act gets a sister in the House

Another effort to change tax policy on donor-advised funds has come to the House of Representatives.

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Combatting decline in trust in nonprofits

A recent study shows that trust in nonprofits—as well as government, media, and business—is down. Here are some ideas to fight that trend.


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Here’s how I began fighting monoculture at Davidson College

Colleges and universities are increasingly beholden to ideologies that suppress free speech and promote monocultures. The Alumni Free Speech Alliance and its affiliate groups exist to disrupt those monocultures.

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Can philanthropy save our national parks?

Our national parks are one of our nation’s greatest treasures, but they need caring for. Private philanthropy can help.


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Philanthropy’s role in helping Black Americans

Even as life for Blacks in America has improved since Dr. King’s day, racial disparities remain. Philanthropy can help to remedy those disparities.

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Ignore Charity Navigator

Have we stopped to think about what it actually means to be a “Four Star Charity?” Or whether the criteria by which these charities are judged are actually . . . good?




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