Frequently in 2019 we raised the question about what to do with grants from questionable individuals and organizations. Jeffrey Epstein was by far the worst example—but should we have a system to assess donors?
On December 18th 2019, the University of Missouri and Hillsdale College lawsuit concerning the Sherlock Hibbs endowment was decided. Hillsdale was awarded $4.6 million.
Breaking news: the fundamentals of fundraising are not shifting due to tax policy—and years-old trends in giving are not shifting over night, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Foundations and billionaires are using donations to place privately-funded employees in states offices. Why?
It’s important to email treat your major donors personally. That can be hard to do with mass emails, but here is a quick fundraising fix for engaging your top donors through email.
The Manhattan Institute invites you to celebrate civil society leaders by nominating them for the Civil Society Awards.
Karl Zinsmeister’s recent Wall Street Journal article about the “war on philanthropy” has ruffled feathers—and stirred up some sloppy thinking.
Our nation thrives when diverse individuals come together to improve their communities. The new year is an important time to reflect upon the role of nonprofits—and civil society leaders—in strengthening communities and helping the disadvantaged.
A nonprofit in Austin, Texas has a creative way of dealing with the homeless in their city. Treating them like persons, they’ve created a community for the homeless to live and support each other.
Measuring input and not outcomes will never solve the problem.