When deciding whether others should make trades, children may consider who likes what.
The internet ushered in new ways of raising money, particularly with the rise of crowdfunding. But making appeals for cash on social media represents an entirely different phenomenon.
Using a common tool for measuring subconscious stereotypes, a scholar assessed how bias against dark skin can influence an inclination to support a charity serving people in low-income countries.
Two scholars have found links between generosity and physical attractiveness.
The trend of paying housekeepers unable to do their work and ordering takeout when it isn't essential can be seen broadly as a form of charitable giving, according to philanthropy researchers.
Any HBCU closures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic could potentially hinder the careers of many Black Americans.
Due to a 'once-in-a-century crisis,' five big foundations are spending more of their assets on grants than usual. Some are issuing bonds to finance their extra support for nonprofits.
Food pantries, the providers of services to the homeless and similar organizations now face enormous challenges.
It's too soon to say what will happen with philanthropy in 2020, but looking at 2019 may offer some clues.
A careful review of more than 200 letters written by the wealthy people who signed the Giving Pledge over its first decade suggests a big contradiction.
This measure, included in a pandemic relief package, is supposed to encourage Americans to give more to nonprofits.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s personal battle with polio, and his steady hand while overseeing a national eradication campaign, highlights decisive leadership against a virus that terrified America.
Social distancing has made giving to the poor – an obligation under Islam – harder this Ramadan. Meanwhile Muslim nonprofits are feeling the strain of the economic downturn.
Most Christian churches were relying heavily on 'collection plates' to pay their bills before the pandemic struck. And less than half were doing any online fundraising as of 2018.
Brain science suggests that seniors care more about the welfare of others than younger folks do.
For higher ed, this is a crisis of unknown proportions.
Donated goods often not only fail to help those in actual need but cause congestion, tie up resources and further hurt local economies.
Because most people want to be perceived as generous, sometimes monetary incentives for doing a good deed are counterproductive.
The dean of the only school of philanthropy sees some good in the attention charity-related scandals are generating.
Giving away big sums of money is supposed to make the world a better place. So, why are so many deep-pocketed donors getting themselves and the causes they support in trouble?