Wealth managers are playing an increasing role in determining what social causes are funded and how.
For-profit fundraisers often keep more of the money they collect on behalf of nonprofits than they should but Ohio's attorney general is accusing a charity of serving as an accomplice to a crime.
Why you might be getting gratitude all wrong.
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.
The ritual might seem strange, but a sociologist spent eight years studying it – and found that there really is a therapeutic benefit.
Sadly, people sometimes deliberately give bad presents.
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.
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.
Nonprofit fundraisers have long relied on matching funds to encourage giving without knowing if they work. Recent research suggests one way to make the most out of challenge gifts from big donors.
Beauty makes us give generously.
Caring about someone you have never met, this new brain research suggests, may have a lot in common with caring about the people you love.
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.
Taxing inherited wealth doesn't just generate revenue for the government. It encourages philanthropy.
One reason why the steel magnate spent so much of his fortune building libraries across the nation and abroad is that he saw handing large fortunes to the next generation as a waste of money.
After a hurricane strikes or an earthquake makes shockwaves, support nonprofits that are clear about what they do and how they will spend your money.