On Nov. 7, when President-elect Joe Biden urged in his address that we “give each other a chance,” his words summoned Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address of 1865.
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.
The "voluntourism" business promoted by WE Charity conflicts with efforts to decolonize global health and international development.
The growth of private foundations in Canada has occurred at the expense of government tax revenue. Philanthropic donations are dollars that have been redirected away from universal social services.
Donations to food banks surged as the pandemic raged. But they're on the decline again just as people need more help.
Over the course of the campaign, nearly 20,000 of you made donations. We couldn't be more thankful.
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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.
Donated goods often not only fail to help those in actual need but cause congestion, tie up resources and further hurt local economies.
Philanthropy is an increasingly significant source of revenue for universities, but the majority of donations go to five big universities.
This 1,000-year-old institution is not the solution to ageing Britain – here's why.
Having a royal lend their name in patronage to a charity may have some benefits but it can also have its drawbacks.
The game is a major part of John Major's political legacy.
Providing a bed for the night in a car park for people sleeping rough just treats them as a charity case. There are better ways to tackle homelessness.
Gambling operators are required by law to donate some of their revenue for charitable purposes. But a review of data in Victoria shows that charitable giving is actually far less than they claim.
Compared to the size of our economy, Canadian aid has been slipping since the 1980s, and we now lag behind most other donors. Our rhetoric is unmatched by action.