Giving $100 to a favorite charity costs less than that for the roughly 8.5% of Americans who use this tax break.
By not attaching any strings to the money, championing representation and generally taking care to respect nonprofit leaders, she's following five best practices.
Normally, giving declines when the economy contracts. But charitable donations grew anyway, two researchers explain.
News about how little income tax some of the richest Americans reportedly pay is adding to questions about the value to society of their massive charitable donations.
A research team found that crowdfunding is a popular way to support social justice causes. They also determined that little of this charitable giving supports strangers.
Behavioral economics, long employed in grocery stores to guide customers to certain products, could be employed by food banks and pantries to encourage healthier choices.
Personal interactions between volunteers and the older adults they assist, which paused due to pandemic concerns, are resuming.
The gun group violates four key legal and management principles, a scholar of nonprofits explains.
Judge Harlin Hale found that the gun group wasn't acting in 'good faith' when it filed for bankruptcy.
The wealthy textile manufacturer harbored ambitions that went far beyond the well-being of his own workforce and depleted his fortune.
The demand was there.
Traditional treatments for PTSD, such as talk therapy and medication, do work for some veterans. But service dogs can make a difference when those methods fall short.
A former student at a therapeutic boarding school, who is now a scholar, explains why she believes a growing outcry is making a difference.
Civics education is not boosting youth voting, volunteering or even scores on academic tests about government – and may be related to QAnon support.
The first survey of its kind in 15 years also indicated that the number of couples in which one partner makes decisions about giving for the whole household is rising.
Despite evidence that cash payments can help improve well-being, they have limitations as well, according to a development economist.
Two scholars of philanthropy and geography who reviewed the numbers see cause for concern about the agility and priorities of grantmakers during a crisis.
Arts organizations have been particularly hard hit, but many may benefit from new sources of emergency government funding.
In some cases, big donors are supporting higher education to support a philanthropic strategy that includes racial and economic justice.
Whether they are single or married, giving as a group or on their own, women express their generosity in distinct ways.