Every March, millions of Americans watch the NCAA's annual college basketball tournament, while millions more fill in brackets to win their office pool.
The nation's biggest gun advocacy group operates as a bundle of distinct organizations. It's a fairly common arrangement, followed also by the likes of Planned Parenthood and the ACLU.
The share of people who give their time to good causes is starting to dip.
The First Amendment protects everything from porn to hateful signs outside military funerals. That includes fundraising pitches of all kinds.
Mission-driven workplaces, it so happens, can be pretty bad at rooting out leaders who are sexual abusers.
The lost incentives to give are likely to make a bigger difference than the small uptick in economic growth expected from the new law.
Today's women's movement can succeed if organizers learn from the past.
The people leading nonprofits are much less diverse than the communities they serve and there's no reason to expect that to change soon.
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.
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.
To learn why some new nonprofits prosper when others do not requires dealing with the fact that everyone has trouble remembering things the way they happened.
More than US$20 billion per year in giving is potentially at stake.
Before you reach for that checkbook or give to a charity online, pause to think about what makes a cause good in the first place.
After taking a class in which they give money away, students get more interested in donating to and volunteering at local nonprofits.
A provision in the House's pending tax bill would let religious and secular nonprofits engage in political speech without facing a penalty.
Nonprofit fundraisers have long relied on matching funds to encourage giving without knowing if they work. Research suggests one way to make the most out of challenge gifts from big donors.
An innovative collaboration between government, a non-profit group and philanthropists has found a way to provide urgently needed housing on land that would otherwise be left vacant for years.
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.