Five tips on how to spend in a way that contributes to social movements this Christmas.
Community organisations are trying to measure their impact but lack the funding and data availability to do it properly, new research finds.
Nottingham City Council are in trouble over a series of anti-begging posters – it's important to know if their claims stack up.
The Trump Foundation has received lots of scrutiny in recent months questioning how much the candidate gives, where the charity's money comes from and how it's used. Here's what we know so far.
We shouldn't scoff at the Facebook founder's goal of eradicating disease.
The Clintons' charities have recently come under scrutiny, leading its largest arm to promise to spin off into an independent organization if Hillary Clinton is elected president.
There is a view that philanthropy from super-wealthy individuals, rather than government policy, will be the force that changes the world for the better. But this seems unlikely in Australia.
Micro-volunteering has micro-benefits. It's better to get into volunteering for the longer term.
Not all lobbying is bad. Some of it does a lot of good.
Meaning well and doing good are great, but organisations can do more harm than good if they're not careful.
Some charities get millions and have a large number of assets, but they're also doing more too.
Potential donors must able to put their trust in charities.
Effective altruists say you should make the greatest difference – here's a better way to get people giving.
In offering to open church buildings across Australia as places of sanctuary for asylum seekers, church leaders are appealing to an ancient notion of how we should treat people in need of protection.
The film transcends its feelgood marketing campaign to contribute to current debates around charity and its practical implications.
Giving cash directly to the needy is a growing trend, but in most cases it's not nearly as effective funneling donations through a charity with 'boots on the ground.'
Britain is more worried about being a food trader than building a system that properly feeds its people.
A blind academic says a new campaign by the RNIB is offensive.
The Internet Watch foundation is to share its database of abusive image digital signatures in a drive to clean up the internet.
A stalwart of the charity sector is dead and gone - so now what do we do?