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5 Key Findings on the Charitable Giving of the Wealthy

I received a phone message from a ministry that simply said, “Bill, I’m sure that all your wealthy donors just need to hear about us–we’re a great ministry!” His statement was bold, but was it true? A U.S. Trust/Lilly Family School of Philanthropy 2016 study of  »  Read More

Where Is Giving Going in 2018?

Anytime you want to look ahead, it’s often helpful to look back. With 2017 in the books, we won’t know for quite some time the final results for charitable giving. The last full year of numbers (2016) from Giving USA was reported in the July 2017 Chronicle of Philanthropy. What did 2016 tell  »  Read More

The Nation’s 8th-Largest Charity: National Christian Foundation

The November 2017 Chronicle of Philanthropy reported the top 400 charities in the country. Moving up one spot from number 9 to number 8 was the National Christian Foundation with $1.5 billion in contributions. For calendar year 2016, NCF grew by 6%. For NCF this represents their continued rise in  »  Read More