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.
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.