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.
After a hurricane strikes or an earthquake makes shockwaves, try to support nonprofits that are clear about what they do and how they will spend your money.
New research on consumer behavior shows that we tend to match some types of choices the people around us make, but not others.
For International Day of Charity on Sept. 5, a history of how the Christian Herald mobilized Americans in the late 19th century to give millions for the relief of global suffering.
Young children should be given a bigger role in deciding which charities their schools and families support.
Muslims throughout the world will celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a celebration at the end of Ramadan. Here's an introduction to this important feast and its partner, Eid al-Adha.
Those who don't give often face less media scrutiny.
Congress can fix this by updating the tax code.
Australia is about to witness the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in our history, but giving through bequests in wills is currently low.
From bake sales to office Olympics, fundraising for Red Nose Day can boost staff morale and lets employees support a good cause.
Why altruism is in shorter supply than the industry wants you to believe
The problems from a disappointing gift don't end once you've awkwardly thanked the giver and tossed the wrapping paper.
A New York judge will decide whether Trump owes more than $2.8 million in restitution.