Thailand’s Buddhist temples, important centers of culture and commerce, rely on donations from international visitors. Because of a steep drop in tourism, these temples have been hit hard.
Canadians should consider place-based giving, or donating ‘at home,’ through local community foundations that are well-positioned to navigate and bolster the post-pandemic recovery.
Fair global agreements, home-grown vaccines and sharing extra doses with poorer nations are all needed if we’re to ever emerge from this pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic shone a light on how non-profit organizations operate and how they’re funded. Is it enough to boost non-profit sector capacity to address social inequities post-pandemic?
We should challenge government defunding of universities, and greater reliance on private donations that can affect the transparency, equity and democracy of public institutions, including hospitals.
Monks in Thailand are increasingly providing food and other essential items for laypeople – a reversal of traditional roles.
Buddhist monks in Thailand continue to collect alms from households, despite the threat of the coronavirus. The reason: the practice is an important part of merit-making.
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Philanthropy in the form of financial donations is not a solution to the natural disasters caused by climate change. A new philanthropy of social change is needed.
Philanthropy is an increasingly significant source of revenue for universities, but the majority of donations go to five big universities.
It’s worth thinking carefully about how to give, to ensure you’re not wasting your contribution or inadvertently making things worse.
There’s a lot to learn from institutions created to provide space for the many excluded from elite schools, including Indigenous-focused institutions that have graduated community-engaged leaders.
Evaluation is a critical tool for decisions on improving performance. It also assures that African universities are getting value for money from grants, donations and the like.
How sperm bank marketing meets the growing demand for donations.
Australia is about to witness the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in our history, but giving through bequests in wills is currently low.
Charity law is quite strict when it comes to giving back donations that have already been made.
Australians have reason to be apprehensive that some civil voices are not being heard in our liberal democracy.
Donors play a critical role supporting Australian charities, but we should not attribute them with more knowledge than they actually have.
Crowdfunding has seen booming growth for several years. A study of Ulule, Europe’s leading crowdfunding platform, shows that reciprocal gift can be a path to success.
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.