Some of the largest donations made in 2021 went to donor-advised funds, financial accounts known as DAFs.
Cash assistance programs can be designed with incentives that encourage local retailers to keep their prices steady.
After studying this #MeToo problem for years, two researchers have drafted a toolkit to help nonprofits address it.
Researchers created an imaginary nonprofit and told participants in a survey that it served different kinds of people. Their results show how feelings about immigrants may influence generosity.
The kind of giving known as Zakat can include everything from donating to nonprofits to smiling at strangers.
Research regarding corporate social responsibility actions detected a pattern in terms of the benefits for brands.
Efforts to make donated food as healthy as possible backfire if the recipients throw it out.
To date, the program has provided nearly $10 million to roughly 137,000 of the country’s poorest citizens.
So much went wrong with the homes built by the Make It Right Foundation that its low-income homebuyers were deprived of the financial security they were promised.
These photos tend to oversimplify the issues that cause poverty and the suffering of poor people in low-income countries.
When staff members learn how to acknowledge and talk about their social differences, nonprofits can get better at developing strategies, forming alliances and mobilizing people, a recent study found.
Little comprehensive research about what the charitable accounts, known as DAFs, are supporting has been conducted until now.
Decades of data indicate that over time, the foundations gave less to the founder’s own community and religious causes. But the share of their donations supporting social movements rose.
Muslims also gave more to causes tied to relief from economic and health problems that arose during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Asking for input is more common than letting stakeholders help set a foundation’s priorities or giving them any say where grant money flows.
Even after the #MeToo movement hit its stride, support for these organizations still made up only a sliver of all charitable donations in 2018.
Experiments in the US and Italy that observed people’s charitable choices found similar results: People tend to prefer to help local communities.
Larger shares of Asian, Black and Hispanic people are donating to these nonprofits, compared with white donors. They are also more likely to give to others through less formal channels.
Normally, giving declines when the economy contracts. But charitable donations grew anyway, two researchers explain.
A research team found that crowdfunding is a popular way to support social justice causes. They also determined that little of this charitable giving supports strangers.