Australia is about to witness the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in our history, but giving through bequests in wills is currently low.
Charity law is quite strict when it comes to giving back donations that have already been made.
Australians have reason to be apprehensive that some civil voices are not being heard in our liberal democracy.
Donors play a critical role supporting Australian charities, but we should not attribute them with more knowledge than they actually have.
Crowdfunding has seen booming growth for several years. A study of Ulule, Europe’s leading crowdfunding platform, shows that reciprocal gift can be a path to success.
Nonprofit fundraisers have long relied on matching funds to encourage giving without knowing if they work. Research suggests one way to make the most out of challenge gifts from big donors.
Most Americans cling to things with sentimental value that we no longer need. Taking pictures of these possessions may make it easier to give them away.
If Australia is going to successfully navigate its way through the “Asian Century,” we need independent centres of research excellence on China.
Many Americans unable to afford health expenses are raising funds through medical crowdfunding. What are the risks?
Some veterans' charities make the most of their donors' dollars, while others squander that money. Vetting these groups will help ensure your money is well-spent.
Donors feel doubly let down when a charity they have supported falls short of the high standards of conduct expected of them.
Australians' confidence in charities would be strengthened if any compliance action taken against them was made public.
The current system of determining which organisations can receive tax-deductible donations and which cannot is overly complex and ad hoc.
Giving is changing, moving more into the online realm and taking on different forms – and some charities are struggling to keep up.
We’ve put together an infographic snapshot of the key numbers and trends regarding Australian charities and giving.
Research suggests the answer, surprisingly, may be no, but behavioral science offers a few ways to encourage the wealthy to open their wallets a little wider.
Why higher education is a worthy cause for the rich and famous.
We shouldn't scoff at the Facebook founder's goal of eradicating disease.
Australia’s political finance system is corrupt – but not because of bribery, or indeed any substantial quid pro quo.
Friday's COAG meeting is a perfect opportunity for politicians to govern in the public interest: and that should start with reforming political donations.