The median amount of cash bail is $10,000 – an immense sum for people living in poverty. Bail funds, unlike bail bondsmen, don’t charge high fees.
Even in states that ban abortion, legal precedents indicate that donating to, and receiving assistance from, abortion funds is an expression of free speech.
Offering free pregnancy tests, sonograms and counseling, the pregnancy help movement maintains more than 2,700 resource centers throughout the United States.
Concerns about Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders have made the rest of the world wary of sending money, and many foreign aid workers have already fled.
Some of the largest donations made in 2021 went to donor-advised funds, financial accounts known as DAFs.
Uninvited and inexperienced visitors arriving with good ideas and wads of cash can take time and energy away from what displaced Ukrainians want and need.
Congress tends to be most likely to act after an assassination or assassination attempt of historic proportions or mass shootings. But sometimes lawmakers do nothing beyond debate new measures.
Cash assistance programs can be designed with incentives that encourage local retailers to keep their prices steady.
After studying this #MeToo problem for years, two researchers have drafted a toolkit to help nonprofits address it.
The group, founded in 1871, didn’t try to smother virtually all gun control efforts until the mid-1970s.
Researchers created an imaginary nonprofit and told participants in a survey that it served different kinds of people. Their results show how feelings about immigrants may influence generosity.
These nonprofits help with abortion access, but on average they don’t cover all costs, researchers have found.
About 1 in 4 Americans with diabetes who need insulin struggle to pay for this lifesaving drug.
More than 350 billionaires have signed on so far.
This growing trend aims to shift some of the power funders typically wield to the groups getting their money.
The kind of giving known as Zakat can include everything from donating to nonprofits to smiling at strangers.
Research regarding corporate social responsibility actions detected a pattern in terms of the benefits for brands.
Russia has used similar tactics in both countries, including bombings that flatten homes, schools, hospitals and key infrastructure. The humanitarian needs are vast.
Nearly all of the 129 aid workers killed on the job in 2021 were from the countries where they lost their lives.
The approximately $12 billion she’s given away in the past two years has shattered conventions, explains a philanthropy historian.