Here we are in April 2016, and the results for charitable giving for 2015 are still being tallied. Where will we land? In February 2015, the Philanthropy News Digest predicted a 4.8% increase for 2015. This increase was fueled by the assumption that the stock market would continue to perform » Read More
Mother Theresa said it: If you give away what you do not need, it is not giving. Each year, groups like the Salvation Army receive approximately $5.1 billion dollars worth of donated articles, mostly clothing. A sad fact about this giving is that much of it may well end up at the landfill. Why?
5 Signs of the Giving World: Zuckerburg, Impact Investing, Fidelity, Generational Differences and Charitable Policy.
The January 2016 edition of the Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights many stories. But it’s what behind some of the stories that should prompt some further discussion and insight. Zuckerburg still in the news. The ChanZuckerberg Initiative is taking shape. Zuckerberg is beginning to lay out » Read More