There are a lot of C-level titles—Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and the list could go on and on. But what about Chief Giving Officer? Does your company have one? A Chief Giving Officer has the responsibility to implement a company’s giving » Read More
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?