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.
Is the expression 'no good deed goes unpunished' accurate? New research shows we often do, in fact, punish those who do good deeds.
There are other ways for the state to make the president's tax returns part of the public record that are more likely to work.
The beautiful game still needs to perform on bigger social issues.
Total gifts from individual donors are rising, at least for now.
Your beliefs about free will can have a powerful effect on how you behave.
Thinking about philanthropy in a more complex way may help donors do more good.
It's easy to be cynical about charity drives like the Vinnies CEO Sleepout. Are they just PR stunts or can they make a difference beyond fundraising? Our study shows they can, and they do.
The Donald J. Trump Foundation allegedly violated charitable norms and laws.
When conflicts over whether nonprofits have kept their word about how they said they'd use big gifts crop up, donors rarely get everything they demand as reimbursement.
We should be more concerned about how school children are doing fundraising work.
Comic Relief is leading a major rethink in how charities portray poverty in Africa.
After a scandal involving Oxfam in Haiti, the UK government has threatened to withdraw aid money from the charity.
Study challenges our understanding of optimism as being a self-centered phenomenon.
The lost incentives to give are likely to make a bigger difference than the small uptick in economic growth expected from the new law.
Wealth managers are playing an increasing role in determining what social causes are funded and how.
New York, California and other high-tax states are angling to use the charitable deduction and state payroll taxes as workarounds to shield both their residents and their revenue.
Even as incomes are squeezed, the British public continues to give more money to international NGOs than anyone else.
Older people are less lonely than we think, but more importantly loneliness is something they face all year round – not just at Christmas.