Investor Bill Miller's $75 million gift to the Johns Hopkins philosophy department clashes with conventional wisdom regarding the value studying the humanities today.
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.
Ever wondered which fundraising appeals work best or what kind of charitable donations are ideal after disasters strike?
Giving could decline by $21 billion or more per year.
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.
Theology and history help explain why US Jews give more to charity than people who observe other religions or are not religious at all.
More than US$20 billion per year in giving is potentially at stake.
Before you reach for that checkbook or give to a charity online, pause to think about what makes a cause good in the first place.
As Americans make decisions about year-end giving, how much of it will be influenced by their faith?
After taking a class in which they give money away, students get more interested in donating to and volunteering at local nonprofits.
Donors who support charitable causes have a 'taste' for giving, researchers found.
A provision in the House's pending tax bill would let religious and secular nonprofits engage in political speech without facing a penalty.
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.
An innovative collaboration between government, a non-profit group and philanthropists has found a way to provide urgently needed housing on land that would otherwise be left vacant for years.
Scholars say elites are critical to helping ethnic communities thrive. So, who are the Latino elites and what work are they doing for their community?
Digital innovations are making it easier to give to charity and for donors to become informed before they support nonprofits.
By some measures, Americans are giving less to charity through their jobs than they used to. But many companies say that increasing this kind of charity is a priority for them.
Physical philanthropy is growing in popularity because it has benefits for the charity and the fundraiser.