After a hurricane strikes or an earthquake makes shockwaves, try to support nonprofits that are clear about what they do and how they will spend your money.
New research on consumer behavior shows that we tend to match some types of choices the people around us make, but not others.
For International Day of Charity on Sept. 5, a history of how the Christian Herald mobilized Americans in the late 19th century to give millions for the relief of global suffering.
Young children should be given a bigger role in deciding which charities their schools and families support.
Muslims throughout the world will celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a celebration at the end of Ramadan. Here's an introduction to this important feast and its partner, Eid al-Adha.
Those who don't give often face less media scrutiny.
Congress can fix this by updating the tax code.
Australia is about to witness the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in our history, but giving through bequests in wills is currently low.
From bake sales to office Olympics, fundraising for Red Nose Day can boost staff morale and lets employees support a good cause.
Why altruism is in shorter supply than the industry wants you to believe
The problems from a disappointing gift don't end once you've awkwardly thanked the giver and tossed the wrapping paper.
A New York judge will decide whether Trump owes more than $2.8 million in restitution.
Around this time of the year, The Salvation Army's red kettles become visible as part of holiday giving. How this British evangelical organization came to the US is interesting history.
How does being thankful about things in your own life relate to any selfless concern you may have about the well-being of others? A neuroscientist explores the gratitude/altruism connection.
If you would like to assist from afar, let the professionals procure goods and services.
Checkout charity research suggests that it can boost sales and doesn't ward off customers who don't contribute.
As the Cairncross Review looks into how high-quality journalism can be sustained into the future, a case for opening up funding streams to tackle a 'democratic deficit'.
Having only recently been removed from their homelands, it's remarkable that the tribe decided to send such a donation.
The international aid sector's use of languages needs to change if it is serious about dealing with the issues raised by recent scandals.
After scandals or sea changes make the association with certain names too awkward, universities, museums and other nonprofits usually distance themselves. But not always.